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School Of Marine And Atmospheric Sciences
Ecosystems and Human Impact
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Why Study Ecosystems and Human Impact?

Passionate about climate change and finding sustainable solutions to preserve our planet? Our Ecosystems and Human Impact major is the right choice for you. You'll learn about the complex interaction of humans and natural environments, and gain an understanding of economics, ethics, and policy within a global perspective. You'll learn by doing through local internships, research courses, and field courses.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Technical Writing and Communication
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Solutions for Environmental Problems
  • History and Policy of Environmental Issues

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Restoration Ecology
  • Human Ecology
  • Sustainable Natural Resources
  • Ecological & Social Dimensions of Disease

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:

  • Disaster Recovery Support
  • Fish & Wildlife Technician
  • Field Ecologist
  • Environmental Compliance Technician

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • FEMA
  • Environmental Conservation, Setauket
  • Battelle
  • CPD Energy Corp

Interested in this Major?

Ecosystems and Human Impact Program

Chair: Sharon Pochron

Office: W0511 Melville Library

Phone: (631) 632-9404

School Of Marine And Atmospheric Sciences
Ecosystems and Human Impact
Back to all Programs

Why Study Ecosystems and Human Impact?

Passionate about climate change and finding sustainable solutions to preserve our planet? Our Ecosystems and Human Impact major is the right choice for you. You'll learn about the complex interaction of humans and natural environments, and gain an understanding of economics, ethics, and policy within a global perspective. You'll learn by doing through local internships, research courses, and field courses.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Technical Writing and Communication
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Solutions for Environmental Problems
  • History and Policy of Environmental Issues

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Restoration Ecology
  • Human Ecology
  • Sustainable Natural Resources
  • Ecological & Social Dimensions of Disease

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:

  • Disaster Recovery Support
  • Fish & Wildlife Technician
  • Field Ecologist
  • Environmental Compliance Technician

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • FEMA
  • Environmental Conservation, Setauket
  • Battelle
  • CPD Energy Corp

Interested in this Major?

Ecosystems and Human Impact Program

Chair: Sharon Pochron

Office: W0511 Melville Library

Phone: (631) 632-9404

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