Our major will give you the extensive and broad preparation necessary to enter a career with governmental agencies, environmental organizations, the forestry service, or other environmental professions.
Each year our majors attend and often present original research at the Association of Southeastern Biologists conference.
Most of your environmental studies courses will have a strong outdoor component—you’ll experience environmental science by getting into the field to observe natural areas and collect data.
You’ll study and collaborate with faculty whose research interests include fire ecology, ecotoxicology, herpetology, science and religion, rose genetics, parasites, and paleoecology.
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In BIO 3301 Field Ecology, you will learn the methods used to collect, analyze and interpret ecological and environmental data. You will be out in the field, using essential equipment and technology in a wide variety of environments, to provide you with valuable skills for your career. And you will be studying real-world problems that impact our environment today.
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Florida Southern College has a Cooperative College 3-2 Program with Duke University in which students who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Environmental Studies can obtain a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in a total of five years.
I make every effort to provide my students with the best quality education possible through the use of engaged learning, hands-on activities, and group projects. I strive to help students understand how the information presented in my courses relates to the larger body of knowledge they are accumulating during their college career.
The Biology Department sponsors chapters of Beta Beta Beta, a national society for students in the biological sciences, Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED), the national Health Preprofessional Honor Society, and Rho Rho Rho Marine and Atmospheric Honor Society.
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