Environmental Earth Science Concentration, Liberal Studies Major
The Liberal Studies major at Eastern is offered exclusively to students who are preparing to become elementary or early childhood educators. Students may complete the undergraduate education program or enroll in the Early Start master’s degree program to earn their certification. The program offers concentrations in the Natural Sciences, History/Social Sciences, English, Mathematics and Earth Science to prepare students for certification as early childhood or elementary teachers and develop in-depth expertise in a single subject.
The Environmental Earth Science track addresses areas such as geologic hazards and groundwater contamination. In addition to formal coursework, independent studies and internships offer students the opportunity to integrate field, laboratory, technical writing, and/or computer skills in the investigation of environmental problems.