What does a degree in Environmental Science at Benedictine offer?
Students majoring in Environmental Science choose a major that has a solid foundation in the sciences (biology, chemistry and physics) and incorporates a strong liberal arts education, stressing critical-thinking, problem-solving and communication.
Our world is facing an increasing array of environmental problems and concerns. These problems tend to be multidisciplinary in nature, often involving a combination of science, economics and politics. There is a growing need for trained professionals to deal with these problems. Benedictine tradition emphasizes a dedication to responsible stewardship of the Earth. The Environmental Science major at Benedictine University strives to fulfill the University’s
mission of preparing students for a lifetime as active, informed and responsible citizens and leaders in the world community.