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Earth Sciences

If you want to create solutions to the problems arising from the interaction between man's technological and social activities with the natural environment, then the Earth Sciences major is right for you. The degree offers flexibility and breadth across the geosciences, geography, and meteorology.  This major provides a comprehensive program in environmental sciences based on a strong emphasis in earth sciences. It is especially directed toward study of the problems that arise from the complex interaction of man's technological and social activities with the natural environment.

Graduates are in demand for positions in government, industry, and consulting. Professional activities include gathering and evaluating data on environments; management and coordination of specialized programs in environmental control and modification; and industrial and government planning. Suitable choices of courses may qualify students for graduate work in several fields.

Careers

Graduates are in demand for positions dealing with environmental science, teaching, or environmental law or policy within government, industry, and consulting. These roles focus on gathering and evaluating data on environments, managing and coordinating specialized programs in environmental control and modification, and industrial and government planning.  

Where Earth Sciences Graduates Find Jobs

  • Teachers in schools
  • Consulting firms
  • Government agencies

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