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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 ( )

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