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Environmental Studies Emphasis


B.A. in Biology (Environmental Studies Track) Career Growth & Financial Information for a Natural Resource Manager/Conservation Scientist.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median-earning half of conservation scientists made between $47,450 and $74,930 per year, while the highest-paid 10 percent reported annual incomes of $90,870 or more. Average Salary (2015) was $63,800 for all conservation scientists, and Job Growth (2014-2024) is expected to be at 7%.


Former student Chase L. Hively fall 2017             Environmental Assessment – Monarch Butterfly

                                                                              habitat restoration project spring 2017

This track is available to Biology majors interested in a career or graduate study in environmental science/studies or related fields. For this emphasis, the student must complete the following courses:


Ecology Class, Service Learning Project at the Mossy Creek Wildlife Observation Area, fall 2017


For more information about the Environmental Track in the Biology Major please contact Dr. Bob Trentham (wrtrentham@cn.edu )

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