BS in Environmental Science

Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree is organized for students who want to acquire the scientific background to help solve environmental problems from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Our program equips you to investigate and develop technical, economic, institutional, behavioral, and conservation-oriented solutions to environmental problems. Every student develops core knowledge in environmental science, geology, biology, chemistry, and mathematics early in the program. Students then select one of the following areas as a program focus for their upper-level coursework:

  • Geoscience
  • Conservation science
  • Marine Science

We provide an Independent Track for students whose interests do not fall into one of these three concentration areas. Students who elect this option work with a faculty advisor to identify a group of mid- to upper-level science courses that are aligned with the student’s career interests.

The head advisors for the environmental science major are Jon Grabowski (j.grabowski@neu.edu) and Mal Hill (m.hill@neu.edu).