Environmental Sciences

Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Environmental Sciences offers a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science.

The Bachelor of Arts degree emphasizes a combination of social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences. The B.A. in environmental sciences prepares students for entry-level positions and graduate opportunities in many diverse fields, including urban and regional planning, environmental impact analysis, natural resource management, environmental education, conservation administration, energy policy, public interest lobbying, and environmental law.

The Bachelor of Science degree allows students to specialize in either the environmental aspects of physical or biological science. Each of these areas of specialization emphasizes broad and comprehensive training in the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and earth science directly related to environmental questions. This training is for those students who wish to acquire an in-depth understanding of the impact of science and technology on society, and who wish to contribute to the solution of environmental problems.

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