The Environmental and Ecosystems Sciences (EES) major at WSU combines a broad interdisciplinary science and social science background coupled with a flexible advanced curriculum for specialization.
This flexibility allows students to choose in-depth studies in a minor or specialized area of interest (e.g., aquatic ecology, forestry, geospatial analysis). This major provides you with hands-on research and management experience and prepares you for graduate school and management careers in a wide variety of environmental positions.
Your Experience in Environmental and Ecosystem Sciences
Become inspired to make a difference in your world in a program that prepares students to address the challenges of global change, environmental and resource conservation, and sustainability
- Benefit from a flexible interdisciplinary science curriculum that gives you the freedom to focus on what interests you the most and prepares you for numerous careers and graduate school
- Acquire hands-on experience from research at campus ecology laboratories, field camps, internship programs, and study abroad
- Work closely with professors who are nationally recognized for
- Environmental science
- Conservation biology and genetics
- Climate change biology
- Landscape and restoration ecology
- Aquatic ecology, water science, & water resource management
- Plant and wildlife ecology and management
- Earth science
- Receive academic and professional advising throughout your time here to support your optimum scholarly, professional and personal growth
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Expand your interest in the Environment and Ecosystems with field trips, lectures/seminars, scientific demonstrations and restoration activities by joining the Environmental Science Club.
Learn the fundamental concepts of environmental and ecosystem science through course work and hands-on experience.
Gain hands-on experience through field trips, field camps, internships and research.
Environmental Science Club
The Environmental Science Club’s purpose is to give Washington State University students who are studying environmental science and regional planning and related fields an opportunity to interact with their fellow peers who are interested in the well being of the environment and to work to improve the environment on campus and in the community. Meeting time to be announced in the fall. Contact Faculty Advisor Kara Whitman email@example.com