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Environmental Science Major

The environmental science major is a science-based course of study that focuses on the natural environment and man's interactions and use of its resources. Students examine the structure and function of natural systems and develop techniques and skills that will allow them to work in the field of natural resources. A Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts or associate degree in environmental science can lead to careers in a wide variety of public and private organizations and government agencies. It will also prepare those students who wish to pursue advanced graduate study.

Columbia College Environmental Science

Humans and their Natural Environment

As an environmental science major, you’ll focus on the interactions between humans and the natural environment. This science based program examines the structure and function of natural systems and develops the skills and methodologies to enable you to work in the field of natural resources and create effective strategies for the resolution of environmental challenges.

Possible Careers with an Environmental Science Degree

This can lead to careers in a diverse range of fields including:

  • Fishery Management
  • Wildlife Management
  • Conservation
  • Environmental Law
  • Waste Management
  • Soil Science


Disclaimer: Degree requirements and the availability of business majors varies by nationwide campus.

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