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Environmental Science

The Environmental Science program is a science and math based, multidisciplinary program focusing on the interaction of humans and the natural environment. The core requirements and elective courses for the Environmental Science major will prepare students to contribute, both personally and professionally, to the goal of creating a sustainable future.

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities, with further study, students may pursue careers in environmental science include: agriculture and natural resource engineers, animal and plant scientists, geoscientists, marine scientists, environmental compliance inspectors, environmental health specialists, environmental technicians, wildlife managers, forestry management specialists, horticulturalists, waste management specialists, and urban planners. In addition to the career options listed above, graduates in environmental science will also fi nd work in business and industry areas not traditionally associated with the environment as sustainability becomes a necessary component of public and private sectors of the economy.