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SUNY Cortland    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Science Concentration


David Barclay, coordinator
Bowers Hall, Room 37
607-753-2921

School of Arts and Sciences

Concentration Offered

Environmental Science

Description

Environmental problems require solutions that draw from many academic areas. The environmental science concentration provides broad training in all of the sciences as well as in relevant social sciences. Students learn modern techniques for identifying and resolving environmental problems. All students complete an internship that provides them with an opportunity to work with environmental science professionals and to make career contacts with local, state and federal government agencies, industry, or private consulting firms.

Students majoring in the biological sciences, geology, chemistry and physics departments may choose the environmental science concentration:

Biology: Concentration in Environmental Science [BIO_ENVS]  

Chemistry: Concentration in Environmental Science [CHM_ENVS]  

Geology: Concentration in Environmental Science [GLY_ENVS]  

Physics: Concentration in Environmental Science [PHY_ENVS]    

Special Features

  • Internships with local and regional agencies
  • Courses at the William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education at Raquette Lake, Hoxie Gorge and Brauer Field Station
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) facility
  • Research with faculty
  • Interdisciplinary courses and field experiences
  • Environmental Seminar Capstone Experience