All over the world, societies have become increasingly concerned about the safety of air, food and water. Recent weather‐related events have sparked an interest in understanding the Earth's climate and the human factors that play a role in global climate change. This increased public awareness of the perils facing our natural resources has increased the demand for environmental scientists and specialists.
Saint Joseph’s University’s environmental science major offers students a strong foundation in the natural sciences. Noted experts and researchers in the the field are intensely dedicated teachers.
Coursework begins with the basic principles of biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics, and then moves on to a series of upper level courses in three broad areas – environmental policy, biological sciences or physical sciences. This allows students to design their own unique course of study.