Environmental Science (BS)

Loyola Marymount University

Date Posted: July 26, 2018
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


The Environmental Science major is a rigorous interdisciplinary program involving course work in biology, chemistry, physics, and environmental science and engineering. The curriculum for the major involves courses that will provide students the following knowledge and skills:

  • theoretical and technical knowledge of the generation, transport, and fate of pollutants;
  • the impacts of contaminants and other stressors on receiving environments (air, water, land), biodiversity, natural resources, and human health;
  • resource management and conservation strategies;
  • design and implementation of field and laboratory studies;
  • data assessment employing the use of descriptive statistics and hypothesis testing; and
  • conveying technical information through written reports and poster and oral presentations.

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