Environmental Science at HCOP

What is Environmental Science?

Robert Knapp standing in front of a river bed smiles at the camera

Environmental Science examines scientific and problem-solving skills needed to conserve and restore the natural environment. This academic track draws on knowledge of the physical, chemical biological and quantitative aspects of natural systems.

Environmental Science Careers

Graduates with an Environmental Science may enter a wide variety of careers, including:

  • Environmental inspector
  • Fisheries biologist
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Naturalist
  • Park ranger
  • Environmental scientist
  • Water resources specialist or water quality monitor

Required Prerequisites

For general degree preparation and prerequisites, please visit our advising page, or you may select your program below:

To learn more about an Environmental Science degree, please visit Western’s Course Catalog.