Environmental Science


Overview & Academics

The ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE program will provide the foundation to pursue academic and career goals through a diverse curriculum including research experience (that incorporates writing, oral communication and quantitative reasoning skills); an excitement for environmental science will be cultivated, promoting continued exploration in the field.

Career Options

  • Conservation Scientist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Forestry
  • Public Education

Major Requirements
Major Core: BIO 101, 102, 123, 200, 222, 224, 225, 330, 401, 402
CHM 111, 112, 121, 122, 341, 342
MAT 113, 213
At least one course and lab from each category:
Diversity Tier: BIO 311, 314, or 316
Field Biology Tier: BIO 304, 404, or 425
Biology Elective Tier: Any 300-400 level BIO course not required in major core, diversity tier, or field biology tier
Earth Science Tier: ERS 141, 142 or ERS 171, 172
Economics/Politics Tier: ECO 212 or POL 310              Recommended: CHM 351, 352

Minor Requirements
BIO 200, 222, 224, 225, 300, 401                                        Recommended: CHM 111,112

Environmental Science Faculty

Department Contact

Daniel Elias

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Environmental Science Program Coordinator
Ph.D., Ball State University
252.985.5256