Environmental Geochemical Science (BS)

State University of New York at New Paltz

Date Posted: Jan. 12, 2019
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


The Environmental Geochemical Science major at New Paltz equips students with the scientific background necessary to address a wide variety of environmental issues. With a location near the Hudson River, Shawangunk and Catskill Mountains, Mohonk Preserve and Ashokan Reservoir, the EGS major at New Paltz is enhanced by endless outstanding field locations for study and research. EGS graduates have entered a range of occupations requiring analytical, instrumental, and quantitative techniques to address human impact on the environment. Recent grads have gone on to acquire Ph.D.’s in environmental engineering, work for the New York State Department of Environmental Protection, and secure positions with various environmental consulting firms.

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