Environmental Science Major (Bachelor of Science)

Students majoring in Environmental Science have the option of choosing from the following pre-approved concentrations for their degree. Alternative concentration proposals may be considered with approval of the Natural Resources Committee.

Recycling and Waste Management

This concentration includes science and business elements to prepare students for the growing field of recycling and waste management.

Employment Opportunities: Local government, marketing recycling programs, non-profit agencies, recycling centers.


Biology and Chemistry courses are the basis of this concentration.

Employment Opportunities: Biotechnology, including research/development/modification of species characteristics through genetic engineering, laboratory experimentation, related to environmental preservation - graduate study likely needed for full research team participation.

Wildlife Ecology

Animal biology courses are the basis of this concentration.

Employment Opportunities: Interpretive center, urban forester, park ranger, wildlife preservation or environmental restoration research or graduate research.

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Last update on September 21, 2012