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Environmental Sciences, B.S.

Help Solve Environmental Problems
  • 2

    2 Concentrations: Biological Science or Environmental Conservation

  • 32

    32nd Ranked Environmental Science School by

  • 3 + 2

    Earn a Degree From UNCW & N.C. State University

Alumni work as:

Study the relationships among organisms and habitats of many different sizes, ranging from the study of microscopic bacteria growing in a fish tank, to the complex interactions between the thousands of plant, animal, and other communities found in a desert. (Source)

Park rangers are trained in search and rescue and wildfire management as well as being commissioned law enforcement officers. (Source)

Scientist who specializes in studying the environment and the factors that affect it. (Source)

Conceive, design, build, supervise, operate and maintain infrastructure projects and systems in the public and private sector (Source)

Measure, sample, and analyze data gathered from polluted air. After theorizing or discovering the source of the pollutants, they work with other specialized scientists to develop future techniques for reducing or eradicating air pollution. (Source)

Examine and analyze marine life and ecosystems, ocean circulation, plate tectonics and the geology of the seafloor, and the chemical and physical properties of the ocean. (Source)

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

Environmental Sciences, B.S. Program Overview

Explore the Science of Our Environment

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This is a U.S. Department of Homeland Security STEM designated program that allows eligible F1 international students to apply for a 24-month optional practical training extension.