Environmental Science Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems, including subjects such as abating or controlling environmental pollution and degradation; the interaction between human society and the natural environment; and natural resources management. Includes instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, climatology, statistics, and mathematical modeling. Is Environmental Science the right major for you?
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Environmental Science Major

What Courses Do Environmental Science Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Environmental Science majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Technical Writing

What other majors are related to Environmental Science?

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