Lisa Jo Frech, science faculty, participated in a March 2014 panel discussion on the underrepresentation of women in the STEM fields -- science, technology, engineering and math.
Through the environmental science coursework, you will gain a solid background in a variety of disciplines within science: life science and earth science and mathematics, while incorporating communication and writing courses. This curriculum is designed to provide graduates with the skill set most sought by employers.
Classes average 13 students and often incorporate in-the-field studies, in which you will encounter real environmental problems and work to find solutions.
Working with the department chair, who is also your adviser, you will have a unique opportunity to make connections with community partners while you explore your interests and customize your degree.