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Earth & Environmental Science

B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Environmental Science

Environmental science is the application of the physical and biological sciences to environmental problems. This program is for students who are interested in the scientific and technical aspects of environmental issues and who want to pursue a career as an environmental scientist. The science foundation courses in geology, biology, chemistry, climate and weather, conservation, and geographic information systems provide students with the conceptual tools to work in a multidisciplinary setting on environmental problems. Students may pursue a specific focus in their electives or choose a broad approach to their study of the Earth’s physical and biological environment.

Areas of Study

  • Multidisciplinary science approach to the environment
  • Geology, biology, chemistry, climate and weather
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Geographic information systems

Check out the LIU Post Undergraduate Bulletin to learn about degree requirements, course descriptions, and more.


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Nathaniel Bowditch, Dean