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Environmental Science

Being able to implement solutions that protect the health of both humans and the environment requires a diverse set of skills. That’s why our Environmental Science program offers courses that build a strong background in the sciences, as well as engineering – all grounded in the liberal arts.

  • Small class sizes
  • Courses and labs taught by faculty, not graduate students
  • Opportunities to engage in research
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Advisers aware of new developments in employment and research in the environmental science field
  • Combined hands-on experience and fundamental education
SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Whether your goal is to go to professional school, graduate school, or immediately start your career, our program helps prepare you for life after graduation.

Gain real-life experience – all before you graduate.


Internships

The Internship Program enables students to obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships of varying lengths.


Career Options
  • Conservation Scientist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Hydrologist
  • Science teacher
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Research Scientist
  • Consultant
  • Sustainability Manager

READY TO
TAKE THE
NEXT STEP?

$10M

in scholarships annually



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
MATH 131
or
MATH 151
or
EESC 210
Applied Calculus (3)

Calculus I (4)

Analytic Methods in Earth Science (3)
CHEM 133 General Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 134 General Chemistry II (4)
PHYS 143
or
PHYS 203
College Physics I (5)

Physics I (5)
EESC 150 Environmental Science (4)
EESC 160 Organismal Biology (4)
EESC 170 Physical Geology (4)
CS 170
or
CS 173
Structured Programming (3)

Introduction to .NET programming (3)
BIOL 200+
or
CHEM 200+
or
EESC 200+
or
PHYS 144+
Electives (6)
ECON 201 Microeconomics (3)
MATH 205
or
ENGR 360
Statistics (3)

Statistics and Linear Methods (3)

Course

Title (credits)
EESC 220 Environmental Science Field Skills (3)
CHEM 245 Survey of Organic Chemistry (3)
BIOL 310 Ecology (4)
EESC 332 Environmental Policy (3)
EESC 360 Botany (4)
ENGR 360 Statistical and Linear Methods (3)
EE 350
or
EESC 461
or
EESC 471
or
EESC 481

or
EESC 482

or
EESC 483

Internship (2)

Botany Field Methods (2)

Geology Field Experience (2)

Ornithology Field methods
BBL Banding Station (2)

Ornithology Field methods
Nest Site Trapping (2)

Ornithology Field methods
Geese and Waterfowl (2)
ENGR 402 Sustainable Engineering (3)
EESC 410 Intro to Geospatial Technology (4)
EESC 430
or
EESC 450
Hydrology (3)

Soils and the Environment (3)
EESC 485 Environmental Science Capstone I (1)
EESC 486 Environmental Science Capstone II (1)

Total Semester Credits Required: 74-75




OURPeople
Cherish Bauer-Reich
Cherish Bauer-Reich
Department Chair
Associate Professor of Engineering
701-252-3467 ext. 4304
Cherish.BauerReich@uj.edu

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