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Environmental Science, Minor UG

The environmental science minor provides students with the specialized knowledge needed to analyze complex environmental issues, as well as the societal and economic impacts of environmental change.

What Can I Do with this Minor?

Graduates may explore some of the following professional careers:

  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental scientist
  • Environmental specialist
  • Environmental technician
  • Marine biologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Microbiology technician
  • Wildlife biologist

Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Minor
Program Type
  • Minor
Program Location
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
Required Credit Hours
18-20

Program Overview

Students will evaluate environmental problems and develop solutions with the limits of societal resources in mind. Students who graduate with a completed minor in environmental science will be able to:

  • Utilize analytical skills to apply interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary environmental questions.
  • Synthesize knowledge from differing disciplines to understand how society and the environment interact, as well as the social, economic, and environmental implications of that interaction.
  • Integrate information from across scientific disciplines and apply these concepts to complex environmental problems.
  • Collect and interpret scientific data in both field and laboratory settings.
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