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Science-based knowledge and practical solutions to our environmental challenges are at the heart of our program. With the support of faculty and opportunities to do field research in Humboldt State’s ecologically diverse region, you’ll explore the relationships between people and the natural world.

Program Overview

Our bachelor’s of science degree program explores the interactions between the biological and physical world, human institutions, and human behavior. You’ll choose one of six concentrations that will allow you to discover the intricate balance of people and nature through multiple disciplines.


Ecological Restoration
Environmental Education & Interpretation
Environmental Planning & Policy
Energy & Climate
Geospatial Science

Concentration Descriptions »



Ecological Restoration
Environmental Education & Interpretation
Environmental Planning
Environmental Policy
Geospatial Analysis
Natural Resource Recreation
Natural Resources

Minor Requirements » 


Meet our Alumni

Meghan Morris

Meghan Morris, 2016

Job Title: Archeological Aid

Employer: U.S. Forest Service: Fremont-Winema NF

Degree: Natural Resources Recreation

Job Description: The Forest Service stewards natural landscapes for the purpose of resource preservation. I conduct pedestrian surveys on Forest Service land as part of an EIS for timber sale.

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Career Options

Our graduates are known throughout the country for being highly prepared for the job market and have gone on to pursue a variety of careers.

Here are a few examples of possible career fields.

Coastal Program Analyst
Energy Analyst
Environmental Analyst
Environmental Consultant
Environmental Scientist
Geospatial Analyst

Habitat Restoration Specialist
Natural Resource Specialist
Park Naturalist or Ranger
Project Planning:
  City/County Planner
  Environmental Planner
  Recreational Planner