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The increasing demands that population growth and affluence put on the natural resources and the Earth’s environment require greater numbers of trained professionals and informed citizens. Become a trained professional and informed citizen by studying how humanity's increasing demands impact Earth's natural resources and environment.

B.S. in Environmental Geoscience 

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies — Geoscience explores how humans interact with the environment. You'll gain an interdisciplinary understanding of Earth's surface processes and how they are impacted by policy decisions.

You'll learn about the scientific, human-dimension and policy aspects of environmental issues facing our state and nation.

Students focus upper-division coursework in one of five environmental themes:

  1. Coastal and marine environments
  2. Water
  3. Human impact on the environment
  4. Climate change
  5. The biosphere

After graduation, you'll be prepared to work in regulatory agencies, industry and non-governmental organizations to resolve problems.

B.S. in Environmental Geoscience Curriculum