Environmental Science focuses on the scientific relationship between humans and the natural world. You will learn about the ways human progress has affected the environment and study some of the most pressing issues of our time, including population growth, climate change, environmental damage and the loss of biodiversity.
What's different at SPSCC?
Get a taste of real research. Students have the opportunity to participate in SPSCC’s undergraduate research program, collaborating with local agencies and organizations on important projects that directly impact our community and ecosystem. You will obtain relevant, hands-on experience with real science before the graduate level – an invaluable stepping stone to a future career in the sciences, where employers typically seek real-world experience with the equipment and processes of modern research.
Careers in Environmental Science
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Degrees & Certificates
Department/Division ContactNatural and Applied Sciences