Ecology & Environmental Science

The Ecology & Environmental Science concentration in the Biology major approaches rigorous scientific investigation as a natural outgrowth of a Christian worldview, facilitating the development of knowledge, skills, and character necessary to produce graduates prepared to pursue a career, or graduate study, in Ecology and Environmental Sciences. Students in this program will understand the interaction between humans and the environment, methods of evaluating and managing the environment and natural resources, and how policies influence the use of these natural resources. Students will appreciate how humans and nature were created to interact and adapt to one another and become excellent stewards of God’s creation.

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  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Sustainable Community Development

Program Layout

The Ecology & Environmental Science concentration is a 126 hour program that includes 71 hours of general education courses (including 30 hours of Bible and Theology), 15 hours of open electives, and 40 hours in Biology-specific courses. Classes include Soil Science, Aquatic Biology & Wetlands, and Conservation & Restoration Ecology.