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Environmental Sciences, B.A.

Become an Active and Engaged Environmental Steward
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A degree in environmental science can lead to a career as an:

Study the relationships of organisms and their environment.

Protect and preserve natural resources and parklands.

Study human effects and impacts on the environment.

Assess and plan the use of land, community areas and other urban locations.

Enforce state and federal laws protecting natural resources, including fish and wildlife.

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Learn To

Gain intellectual and analytical skills along with the scholarly background necessary to understand and solve environmental problems

Study environmental processes to understand their effects on society and the effects society has on those processes

Focus on the relationship between humans, other organisms, and the physical, chemical, and biological aspects that influence both natural and engineered environments

This trip blew my expectations out of the water, it showed me people share my values on the environment and are being proactive in trying to save our planet.
EVS Student
Environmental Sciences, B.A. Program Overview