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Environmental Science, B.S. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (CANR ). University of Connecticut Spring 2007. A Unique Program. The only interdisciplinary program at the University that also spans two colleges

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environmental science b s

Environmental Science, B.S.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS)

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (CANR)

University of ConnecticutSpring 2007

a unique program
A Unique Program
  • The only interdisciplinary program at the University that also spans two colleges
  • Support from two program Co-Directors, an Environmental Science Program Assistant, over nine departments, and two colleges!
the plan of study
The Plan of Study

Basic Science Requirements:

  • Agriculture & Resource Economics course
  • Biology Sequence
  • Chemistry Sequence
  • Math/Calculus Sequence
  • Physics Sequence
  • Statistics course
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Introductory Environmental Science(Two of the following courses):
  • Introduction to Oceanography
  • Environmental Science
  • Earth & Life Through Time (Introductory Geology)
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
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Upper-Level

Environmental Science:

  • Environmental Health
  • General Ecology
  • Earth Surface Processes
  • The Hydrosphere
  • Meteorology
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Capstone Course:
  • Environmental Evaluation & Assessment

Concentration:

  • 5 - 6 additional courses in a concentration to be declared by your Junior year.
college of liberal arts sciences concentrations
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: Concentrations
  • Environmental Geography
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Geoscience
  • Marine Science
college of agriculture natural resources concentrations
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources:Concentrations
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental Health
  • Resource Economics
  • Soil Science
mentor program
Mentor Program
  • New program launched during the Fall ’06 semester
  • Incoming freshman paired with a sophomore or junior in the program
  • Relationship as defined by the mentor-”mentee” pair
  • Goal: To support new students during the transition from high school to college
a word from our graduates
A Word from Our Graduates…

Based on a survey polling graduates from 1996-2003…

  • 94% of our graduates left UConn with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • On a 1-10 scale the average graduate expressed a satisfaction level of 8.1 with the overall quality of instruction in those courses required for the major.
  • 89% of our graduates felt that their advisors were there when they needed them
graduate school opportunities
Graduate School Opportunities
  • To date, approximately half of our graduates have attended graduate school.
  • Areas of graduate level study have included:
  • Watershed Science
  • Natural Resources Management & Engineering
  • Public Health
  • Geology/Geosciences
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Physical Geography
  • Environmental Science & Engineering
  • Environmental Ecology
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Toxicology
post graduation employment
Post-Graduation Employment
  • The majority of our graduates are currently employed in a field relating to Environmental Science, including:
  • Engineering & Environmental Consulting Firms
  • USGS
  • Local and regional health agencies
  • National Park Service
  • Environmental Education
  • Private Laboratories
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • USDA and Cooperative Extension Services
  • DEP
thank you questions

Thank You!Questions?

Visit us on the Web:

www.enviroscience.uconn.edu

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