Environmental Science (BSAG)

Oklahoma State University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2019
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


Environmental science is the study of the natural environment and its processes and interactions, including how humans impact and interact within the environment. The objective is to improve the current and future welfare of humans through the application of science and the development of sound environmental policies.

As an environmental science major at OSU, courses will involve problem-solving studies related to water and soil quality, economics, environmental policy, political science, resource management and engineering. In addition, students will gain important skills in communication, philosophy, ethics and sociology. An environmental science degree is versatile. Graduates are employed in a wide range of fields and sectors including private, non-profit and government agencies.

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