The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies degree combines traditional classroom learning with hands-on outdoor experience. UMFK’s campus is located in the center of the Acadian Forest Region, which allows for a particularly unique and highly relevant environment for learning.
As a student in this program you will -
develop an understanding of the general principles of ecological systems.
be Engaged by a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes coursework in either aquatic or terrestrial ecology and human-environment interactions.
receive one-on-one advising from a faculty mentor with extensive experience in the field
design and conduct an in-depth laboratory or field research study in the final year of the program. You will then present your findings to the campus at the end of the semester.
be fully prepared for an immediate transition into a career or to pursue additional graduate study. Career preparation is a primary goal of our program.