Do you want to examine human impact on the environment or discover how genetic variation results in organism adaptation and evolution? Apply interdisciplinary skills, such as geographic information systems, statistics and environmental instrumentation, to solve environmental problems in a changing landscape - and become directly involved in solving them - through environmental biology.
The B.S. in environmental biology is a specialized degree based on the fundamentals of biology and ecology, and it provides you with the skills needed to address current environmental issues. The environmental biology program builds on the framework of the biology degree, and it incorporates additional science courses to prepare you for work in this interdisciplinary field. You will be qualified for field and laboratory careers in environmental ecology, government service, private industry and consulting.
For more information, visit the Department of Biology website.
Program requirements can be found in the online Catalog. Simply select the area of study and click "Explore".
A variety of opportunities are available to students majoring in environmental biology. Whether you're curious what career opportunities await you; what internships, research projects or student clubs are available; or who your professors will be, we can help you find the answers.