Environmental Studies

Students with an interest in Environmental Science are strongly encouraged to consider the BA track of the Biology major.

With the ever-increasing awareness of the impact of humans on the environment an informed citizenry is essential. The environmental studies minor is appropriate for students who wish to assume leadership roles in their communities, in business and government, and in conservation organizations. Students will acquire skills useful in the work place, including sampling techniques, collecting and understanding data, methods of effecting political change, and understanding regulatory compliance, with an emphasis on criticizing and synthesizing ideas and information.

Requirements for Environmental Studies Minor:

MATH 1150 Statistics I 3
AC____ Applied Technology
(one course or independent study utilizing
data handling)
BIOL 2215 Environmental Science 4
BIOL 2310 Field Ecology 4
BIOL 2330 Aquatic Biology 4
MGT 2360 Real Estate Management* 3
P&H 2200 Political Tactics 3
SCI 2220 Occupational Health, Safety, and Environmental Affairs 3
Total Credits: 20

Internship, Independent Study or Field Experience

*alternatives may be discussed

Meet Elizabeth Eddy '11 - ORISE Research Participant, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Elizabeth Eddy's path to professional success began when she made the choice to pursue her passion for the sciences at Curry College. Today, Liz calls Washington, D.C. home and is an ORISE Research Participant at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


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