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Environmental Science

Satisfy your urge to learn more about earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis and hurricanes by taking part in NMC's Environmental Science Program. You'll discover ways to monitor oceanic and atmospheric phenomena as well as understand the importance of environmental impact studies for new construction projects.

This program also gives you the tools to examine government policies related to energy, pollution and the mitigation of natural disasters. Future careers may include government policy makers, scientists who study environmental change and activists who gather public support for environmental conservation.

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Program Requirements


The study of Environmental Science includes courses in Geology, Biology, Meteorology, Chemistry, Soils, Oceanography and Watershed Science. Students planning on transferring to pursue a bachelor’s degree in any of these areas will choose a program of study which includes courses selected from those listed here

Students are encouraged to contact a faculty member in the Environmental Science department to learn more about employment opportunities and for assistance with class scheduling.

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