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Environmental Resources Management

Today's environmental problems are increasingly complex and require a broad understanding of ecosystem management, which is what the environmental resources management major offers. You'll develop critical skills and the expertise needed to manage environmental resources for different perspectives and orientations, such as forest resources, water, and environmental law and policy. You'll also combine this knowledge with the hands-on experience demanded by current employers.

Students majoring in environmental resources management take courses to fulfill major requirements in areas such as chemistry, forest ecosystems, forest soil and watershed management, forested wetlands, geology, and statistics. Additional coursework is also required in forest science, geospatial analysis, environmental economics, and natural resources policy.

Career options

  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental resource manager
  • Hydrologist
  • Nonprofit environmental organizer
  • Sustainability coordinator
  • Watershed manager
  • Wetlands managerĀ