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Environmental Science, Technology & Policy BS

The Environmental Science, Technology & Policy major is an applied environmental sciences major emphasizing:

  • Strong preparation for careers and graduate study in a wide range of fields including environmental resource assessment and management, environmental consulting, science education and marine science
  • A rigorous, interdisciplinary science foundation integrating biology, chemistry, physics and the earth sciences
  • Hands-on experience with advanced technologies for collecting, analyzing, visualizing and communicating scientific data
  • Active, field-oriented learning through frequent outdoor fieldtrips, field and laboratory experiments, community-based service projects and internships
  • Real-world application of science and technology for the benefit of society
  • An understanding of the social, economic and political processes that influence when and how scientific information can improve environmental decision making
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, including written, oral, and multimedia communication formats