Natural Resources and Environmental Science
The Natural Resources and Environmental Science (NRES) major is an interdisciplinary program that provides the knowledge, skills, and field experiences necessary for a career in environmental science, natural resource management, environmental consulting and other environmental work.
we grow careers.
The NRES major carries a strong foundation in the natural sciences which prepares you for a variety of professions such as:
|Conservation Scientist||Environmental Law & Policy|
|Environmental Quality Manager||Environmental Scientist|
|Land Planning Consultant||Natural Resource Manager|
|Environmental Educator||Sustainability Coordinator|
|Watershed Manager||Wildlife Technician|
what you'll study
With coursework across the natural and social sciences, you can tailor this program to your interests by selecting both a skill and an environmental emphasis area as key elements of their degree program. The NRES program emphasizes experiential learning through summer camps, internships, research projects and more. Click the major sheet link to see the full academic plan for NRES students.
In addition to numerous job opportunities, upon completing a degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Science students will be well prepared to pursue graduate school or law school.