Thiel College
Environmental Science

Thiel College’s environmental science program offers students a thorough foundation in the basic natural sciences of chemistry, biology and geology complemented with a number of courses in the social sciences and humanities that provide a political, economic and ethical context for the analysis of environmental concerns.

Thiel also offers an environmental management cooperative program with the School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Duke University, Durham, N.C., leading to a master’s degree in environmental management. Your first three years are completed at Thiel followed by two years at Duke. A B.S. degree from Thiel is awarded after successful completion of the first year at Duke.

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By studying environmental science at Thiel College, you’ll be able to:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of science and its current and potential environmental applications
  • Build writing, communication and critical thinking skills
  • Study with professors who are practicing professionals in various environmental areas
  • Gain hands-on experience through both laboratory experiments and internship opportunities