Environmental Geosciences

This major provides a solid foundation in the study of Earth and the natural sciences while incorporating background in public policy issues and the social sciences. Students learn how Planet Earth works by studying the interactions between the solid Earth, surface sediments, the world’s Oceans and Atmosphere, and the contemporary dynamic processes of the Earth’s surface. This program includes courses from all four of the college’s departments: Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, Geology & Geophysics, and Oceanography. Students focus coursework in a particular environmental theme: coastal and marine environments, water, human impact on the environment, climate change, or biosphere.

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Consultant, Environmental Policy Aide, Environmental Protection Specialist, Environmental Scientist, Geoscientist, Groundwater Specialist, Teacher, Water Quality Specialist, and more

Remember: Your major does not equal your career! For more ideas about how to put your education to work, talk with your specific Career Advisor.

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