Providing the necessary background and experience in the natural and social sciences.
With the study of Environmental Science, you will be prepared for leadership opportunities throughout the ever-changing natural science world. Throughout your coursework, you will be prepared for critical thinking for today's complex environmental problems or plan for a post-graduate degree.
- Explain, using appropriate terminology, the major concepts in environmental science including major environmental problems, their causes, consequences, and potential solutions.
- Explain the fundamentals of scientific inquiry, interpret the results of scientific investigations, and draw reasonable conclusions from data.
- Communicate scientific information in oral and written form.
- Relate models, theories, and concepts to real-world phenomena.
- Use standard scientific equipment appropriately and safely.
- Explain, using appropriate terminology, the major environmental laws in the United States.
- Function successfully in an environmental science internship.
Potential Job Opportunities
- Environmental Educator
- Water-Quality Scientist
- Environmental Health Officer