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School Of Marine And Atmospheric Sciences
Coastal Environmental Studies
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Why Coastal Environmental Studies?

Prepare for one of the most important environmental careers of the future, coastal zone management. This rigorous science degree integrates physical and natural sciences together with environmental ethics, policy, and law in order to understand and mitigate the impact of sea level rise on water and land resource use and coastal zone development. You'll learn to be proficient in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, a skill sought by government agencies, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Environmental Science
  • Environment, Society, and Policy
  • Global Atmospheric Change
  • Chemistry for Environmental Scientists

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Coastal Cultural Experience
  • Plants of Coastal Plains Freshwater Habitats
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Environmental Protection Specialist
  • Environment & Public Health Field Organizer

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • APA Long Island Section
  • TK Consultants
  • US Department of the Interior
  • Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Interested in this Major?

Department of Chemistry and Sustainability Studies Program

Chair: Katherine B. Aubrecht

Office: W0511 Melville Library

Phone: (631) 632-9404

School Of Marine And Atmospheric Sciences
Coastal Environmental Studies
Back to all Programs

Why Coastal Environmental Studies?

Prepare for one of the most important environmental careers of the future, coastal zone management. This rigorous science degree integrates physical and natural sciences together with environmental ethics, policy, and law in order to understand and mitigate the impact of sea level rise on water and land resource use and coastal zone development. You'll learn to be proficient in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, a skill sought by government agencies, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Environmental Science
  • Environment, Society, and Policy
  • Global Atmospheric Change
  • Chemistry for Environmental Scientists

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Coastal Cultural Experience
  • Plants of Coastal Plains Freshwater Habitats
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Environmental Protection Specialist
  • Environment & Public Health Field Organizer

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • APA Long Island Section
  • TK Consultants
  • US Department of the Interior
  • Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Interested in this Major?

Department of Chemistry and Sustainability Studies Program

Chair: Katherine B. Aubrecht

Office: W0511 Melville Library

Phone: (631) 632-9404

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