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In this major, you’ll explore Earth’s dynamic processes, find fossils and minerals, test waters and analyze soils, examine rock outcrops to understand Earth’s history, and learn how the environment affects humans and how, in turn, humans impact our environment. Our faculty members have experience and skills across the full spectrum of the earth and environmental sciences to help you navigate the rocks, soils, landscapes, coastlines, and waters of New York City and beyond. In the Bachelor of Science degree program, you’ll be required to take more advanced courses in than in the Bachelor of Arts degree program.
Training in earth and environmental sciences could lead to careers such as technician, scientist, educator, naturalist, and manager. This program will help you develop skills and abilities that are applicable and marketable in a wide variety of jobs, from conservation scientist to science education. Our curriculum will prepare you for a career in the private or public sector, or for an advanced degree from a graduate school.
The program information listed here reflects the approved curriculum for the 2023-2024 academic year per the Brooklyn College Bulletin. Bulletins from past academic years can be found here.
All of the following:
All required Earth and Environmental Sciences courses numbered 2000 or higher must be completed with a grade of C- or higher in each course.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
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Brooklyn College is an integral part of the cultural and artistic energy of New York City. Our faculty members in Earth and Environmental Sciences offer incomparable expertise and tremendous talent, and each brings a unique perspective to their teaching and mentoring in and out of the classroom.
Brett Branco began his academic career learning about the science of coastal environments, and th...
Zhongqi (Joshua) Cheng is a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, dire...
Jennifer Cherrier, PhD., is a Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at ...
Peter M. Groffman is a Professor at the City University of New York Advanced Science Research Cen...
Wayne Powell’s scientific research interests involve field- and museum-based isotopic, geoc...
Through job fairs, the internship database, and internship panels, the Magner Career Center gives students in the earth and environmental sciences B.A. program access to career opportunities at a wide variety of employers, including:
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