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Earth and Environment

Earth Science


Are you curious about Earth’s evolution and want to solve environmental problems? Study our planet’s origins and its geology, atmosphere and oceans. Get hands-on experience working in a lab to prepare you for an interdisciplinary science career.

We can help you find the program that fits your passion and interests
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Kayla Ham, Success Center Specialist

Degrees and Certificates in Earth Science

Put Your Mind to It

Following graduation, Earth Science graduates can work for oil/gas companies, teach Geology, conduct research, study climate change, become meterologists, or start a career in conservation, environmental science or natural science.

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Students in Earth and Environment have many opportunities to get involved through events like Earth Day and Earth and Environment Career Night, joining eco-conscious clubs, networking with professors, peers and more. Connect with your Support Network early to have resources and supports tailored for your success! Kayla Ham, Support Specialist

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With more than 50 programs in total, something is bound to align with your goals. Find out which one is the right fit for you.

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    Natural Science

    Understand the natural world, test theories and solve problems. This is the perfect program if you plan on going to medical school or becoming a science teacher.
    Natural Science
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    Analyze data and use modern mapping technology. Study the cultural, economic and social diversity of our modern world.
    AA-T SC

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