WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE?
This major is part of the BEP Exploration Group
Environmental Sciences studies the living and nonliving parts of Earth, and evaluates human impacts to promote informed environmental decisions. The Environmental Sciences BS program aims to educate students who will:
- Understand the scientific principles and social factors underlying local, national and international environmental issues.
- Have the skills to work in the public and private sectors.
- Have sufficient grounding in one environmental discipline, as well as the interdisciplinary scientific base, to pursue advanced degrees.
The major leads to a Bachelor of Science degree, and may be adopted by students in either the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources or the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. In addition to the core requirements, all students majoring in Environmental Sciences must fulfill the requirements of a concentration in a discipline associated with the program before graduation.
HOW TO DECLARE:
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology 1 (Potential Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3-LAB)
BIOL 1108 - Principles of Biology 2 (Potential Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3-LAB)
NRE 1000 - Environmental Science (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3)
NRE 1235 - Environmental Conservation (Gen Ed: CA 1)
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: