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Major: Environmental Science
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Science
Total credit hours: 74-77
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
As mankind's effect on the environment becomes clearer, the need for environmental scientists is on the rise. The Thiel College environmental science program prepares students for the workforce and graduate programs through our unique liberal arts approach. Environmental science majors gain a broad understanding of issues facing the environment today through courses in biology, chemistry, geology, political science and even philosophy, to name a few!
Visit our Academic Catalog (2020-2021) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to environmental science majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. An environmental science major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
Thiel environmental science graduates have gone on to work in a variety of different occupations including private consulting firms to state and federal environmental agencies. Other jobs held by Thiel College environmental science graduates include: