Science & Environmental Policy

The Division of Science & Environmental Policy (SEP) is the administrative home for an array of academic degree programs, research laboratories, and community outreach programs.

Degree Programs

Bachelor’s degrees

  • Concentration in Watershed Systems
  • Concentration in Applied Ecology
  • Concentration in Natural Resources

B.S. in Environmental Science, Technology & Policy

B.A. in Environmental Studies

  • Environmental Education
  • Science for Sustainable Communities

B.S. in Biology

  • Concentration in Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology
  • Concentration in Molecular Biology
  • Concentration in Teacher Preparation

B.S. in Marine Science

Master’s degree

M.S. in Applied Marine & Watershed Science


Minor in Environmental Science
Minor in Environmental Studies
Minor in Chemistry
Minor in Biology
Minor in Environmental Health Policy

Field Notes ~ February 2015

In the upper division service learning course BIO 378S taught by Henrik Kibak, CSUMB pre-meds conduct a 10-week community health needs assessment for Natividad Hospital. This anonymous and comprehensive six-page survey, conducted in English or Spanish, provides important data on the healthcare needs and barriers to health in the Alisal Neighborhood, one of 14 State of California identified medically underserved communities.