Soil, Air and Water Emphasis

This path in our environmental science major emphasizes strategies to help you solve issues faced by civilization in its stewardship of Earth’s resources.

You will learn about environmental chemistry, environmental physics, environmental microbiology, biostatistics, geographic information sciences and professional development of environmental careers. 

Take courses like Soil Ecology (ENVS 300) and learn about soil food webs, microhabitats, ecosystem services, and vulnerabilities to climate change.

Read descriptions of classes taught by our faculty on our Course List

To see your path through our program, look at our B.S. in Environmental Sciences Curriculum Guide to see core classes as well required and optional classes under the Soil, Air and Water Emphasis.

Learn more about soil science job offerings and the recommended courses to best prepare you for them

Connect with your undergraduate advisors, Kathleen and Katrina.

Your advisors will help you make decisions about your educational and career goals as you progress through your undergraduate degree program.

Reach out to your advisor