Environmental Science / Environmental Studies
The environment and sustainability program, housed in the School of Earth, Ocean, and the Environment, is at the forefront of research to determine the wise use and management of complex natural systems.
What to Expect
As an environmental science major in the School of Earth, Ocean and the Environment, you will have the opportunity to place emphasis in a variety of areas including natural systems, water resources, weather and climate, energy or humans and the environment, you will learn how to conduct hypothesis-driven research and communicate your knowledge both orally and in writing.
The environmental studies major emphasizes humanities and social sciences, with major credit courses in the environment, politics, history, economics, and literature.
The Master of Earth and Environmental Resource Management (M.E.E.R.M.) program, offered by the School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment, trains graduate students for management positions in earth and environmental resources, sustainable development within ecosystems, or safe and effective use of man-made materials in the environment.
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