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Environmental Science

Department of Science and Mathematics 

Environmental Science is one of three majors in Grace College’s Environmental Science Program, and it focuses on preparing you for a science career immediately after graduation from Grace. Environmental Science is for students who want to hit the ground running with a career. This major retains a strong science foundation, but also includes behavioral science and political science, which are critical to navigating environmental issues.

This major will equip you with practical knowledge and applicable skills to pursue a successful career in an ever-increasing number of environmental fields. Through our involvement with the Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College and the Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies, you will have even more unique opportunities for research and community internships.

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Educational Focus

  • Government Agencies
  • Corporate Businesses
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Graduate Studies

Internship Opportunities

  • Lilly Center for Lakes and Streams
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Christian Ministry in the National Parks
  • Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Cardno
  • City of Warsaw

Career Opportunities

Environmental Science is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Comfortable Outside
  • Detail Oriented
  • Critical Thinkers
  • Inquisitive
  • Adventure Seeking
  • Hunters or Fishers
  • Analytical
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