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Environmental Science

The Environmental Science program is designed provide students with a strong, broad based foundation in the natural and physical processes that affect the functioning of our planet, as well social and political factors that influence environmental policy and management. Successful completion of the program will prepare students for positions with local, state, and federal government agencies, private environmental organizations, or graduate school in scientific or policy-related environmental disciplines. In addition to the core requirements for the Environmental Science program, students are required to take ten additional courses as follows: 3 Biological Sciences electives, 3 Chemistry electives, 2 Physical Sciences and Mathematics electives, and 2 Interdisciplinary electives.  Students should meet with advisors to assure proper course selection.