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

Learn the analytical and communication skills and the broad background to understand and address complex environmental issues. Because environmental issues are not resolved in the scientific, technological, social, or political arena alone, the interdisciplinary curriculum integrates principles and methodology from the social sciences, engineering, the natural sciences, and humanities. You'll also customize your experience by choosing an area of concentration. Additionally, a research course, an internship, or field study is an essential part of the curriculum to provide real-world experience in an appropriate subject area.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Contemporary Environmental Issues and Policies
  • Environmental Problem Solving
  • Ecosystem Ecology and the Global Environment
  • Environmental Law

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Contemporary Environmental Issues and Policies
  • Environmental Problem Solving
  • Ecosystem Ecology and the Global Environment
  • Environmental Law

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:

  • Conservation Biologist
  • Environmental Law
  • Marine Scientist
  • Public Policy
  • Waste Management

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Kiely Family Company
  • NYC Housing Authority
  • BME Associates
  • Pink Sparrow

Interested in this Major?

Environmental Design, Policy & Planning Program

Chair: Kamazima Lwiza

Office: 169 Endeavour Hall

Phone: (631) 632-7309

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

Why Environmental Studies?

Learn the analytical and communication skills and the broad background to understand and address complex environmental issues. Because environmental issues are not resolved in the scientific, technological, social, or political arena alone, the interdisciplinary curriculum integrates principles and methodology from the social sciences, engineering, the natural sciences, and humanities. You'll also customize your experience by choosing an area of concentration. Additionally, a research course, an internship, or field study is an essential part of the curriculum to provide real-world experience in an appropriate subject area.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Contemporary Environmental Issues and Policies
  • Environmental Problem Solving
  • Ecosystem Ecology and the Global Environment
  • Environmental Law

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Contemporary Environmental Issues and Policies
  • Environmental Problem Solving
  • Ecosystem Ecology and the Global Environment
  • Environmental Law

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:

  • Conservation Biologist
  • Environmental Law
  • Marine Scientist
  • Public Policy
  • Waste Management

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Kiely Family Company
  • NYC Housing Authority
  • BME Associates
  • Pink Sparrow

Interested in this Major?

Environmental Design, Policy & Planning Program

Chair: Kamazima Lwiza

Office: 169 Endeavour Hall

Phone: (631) 632-7309

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