Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Program Contact:  Mary Paddock  203-582-8951

In the Environmental Science (BS) program, students develop a strong foundation in biological and physical sciences as they learn how these processes shape the natural world and what impact humans have on the environment. Students use this foundational knowledge as they examine the effects of human actions on the environment from multiple perspectives, including political, legal, economic, cultural and sociological. The program emphasizes experiential learning in the classroom and in regional, national and international settings. Environmental Science (BS) majors learn how to conduct environmental science research in a variety of subdisciplines and how to critically analyze and evaluate data, as well as integrate basic science principles and apply that knowledge to analysis and solutions of current environmental issues.