Majors and Pre-professional programs

Majors

Environmental Science

The bachelor of science degree in Environmental Science provides students with a strong science background focused on the environmental issues of the future. Through lecture, lab and field classes, you will get hands-on experience with biology, chemistry, the geosciences, physics and math.

Environmental Studies

The bachelor of arts degree in Environmental Studies offers students a strong background in environmental science, complemented by a range of non-science courses. Starting with a core of courses in the earth and life sciences, it branches out to examine legal, economic, literary, historical and philosophical perspectives on the environment.

Mathematics

The Mathematics major encourages students to both study mathematics in its own right and to apply it to another discipline. Students develop the mental skills necessary for the creation, analysis, and critique of mathematical and quantitative topics.

Biomedical Sciences

The Biomedical Sciences major immerses students in an exploration of topics in the life sciences including cell biology, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, neurobiology, and physiology, as they are applied to the science of human health. Through rigorous coursework and ample opportunities for research or clinical experiences, students will be prepared for (1) advanced training at the graduate or professional level, e.g. MS, MPH, PhD, MD, DDS, DO, OD, PA, DPM, PharmD, or DVM; and (2) employment in biomedical careers, such as clinical and research laboratories in private industry or public agencies (regional, state, federal), or other areas such as law and business that bridge with biology.

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