2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 03, 2024  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Environmental Science Concentration

Steven Broyles, coordinator
Bowers Hall, Room 324
(607) 753-2921


Arts and Sciences

Concentration Offered

Environmental Science


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 Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake, Hoxie Gorge and Brauer Education Center
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) facility
  • Research with faculty
  • Interdisciplinary courses and field experiences
  • Environmental Seminar Capstone Experience