Environmental Science (BS)

Lewis University

Date Posted: Dec. 17, 2020
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


In the Environmental Science program, students learn about the complex systems of the planet, the relationship between man and nature, and how to design systems that minimize human interference and restore nature's sustainable ecosystems. Students can choose to pursue a track of ecology or sustainability under this degree. Course requirements include biology, ecology, chemistry, calculus in addition to a senior thesis. Students who opt into the Ecology track will take additional courses in genetics, microbiology and field biology. Those who choose the Sustainability track will take additional courses in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), microbiology, zoology, observational biology, limnology, and botany.

Links and Materials