Environmental Earth Science Major

Eastern Connecticut State University

Date Posted: Dec. 6, 2019
Submitted by: Genevieve LaMarr LeMee
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


Environmental Earth Science (EES) students receive a foundation in environmental geoscience that draws upon classroom, online, laboratory and field-based experiences. Students develop an understanding of the natural world, its materials, processes and geologic records of environmental change, and associated energy and sustainability issues. EES majors prepare for careers or graduate studies in geoscience and energy studies.

Student pick from three concentrations in Environmental Earth Science, General Earth Science or Sustainable Energy Science.

Learning Outcomes

Coursework and other educational experiences help students: identify and analyze applied problems use scientific approaches to formulate and test hypotheses collect, analyze and interpret data apply quantitative and computer-based techniques present findings in written and oral formats demonstrate the relevance of geosciences to society

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