We offer small classes, one-on-one interaction with faculty and hands-on experiences. Our program provides a broad knowledge base and many electives. You will learn the methods and techniques used by environmental professionals, including aerial photography, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), statistics, field sampling and laboratory analyses.
We will prepare you for a fulfilling career that can include everything from crunching numbers, to gathering soil, sediment and water samples in the field, to interviewing community residents, to meeting with lawmakers to influence policy.
Environmental Sciences, Natural Sciences & Mathematics
4 years | Full time
A sample of featured courses you will take in the Environmental Science program.
GEO 4221 COASTAL MORPHOLOGY AND PROCESSES
GEO 4280 BASIC HYDROLOGY
EVR 4870 URBAN PLANNING
GIS 4043 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Only one is required
In addition to the university’s general requirements, students seeking the B.S. in Environmental Science must meet the requirements listed below.
Students must consult with their academic advisors for courses that may satisfy both the General Studies requirements and common prerequisites.
A grade of “C-” or better is required in all common prerequisites. No grade below a “C-” in a major course may be applied toward graduation.