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Environmental Science

A Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science at the University of Oklahoma requires basic courses in chemistry, math, botany, environmental science, zoology, microbiology, physics and political science. Electives at the upper level are in one of four areas: math and physical sciences, policy and administration, chemistry or biology.

Careers can be in government agencies or private firms. The work might involve analysis of oil, water and air; overseeing compliance of environmental regulations; or speaking on local environmental issues.

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental Scientist
  • Material Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Process Engineer
  • Geologist/Environmental Engineer
  • Geologist/Environmental Engineer
  • Water Resources Engineer
  • Water/Wastewater Environmental Engineer
  • Civil Environmental Engineer

Related Skills

Hiring Institutions

Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

Job Listings:

National Index of Engineering Jobs and Resources
Engineering Central
OK Job Match
NationJob Network


Career Planning:

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Organizations and Associations:

Student Chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers
Society of Women Engineers
National Society of Black Engineers
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Society of American Military Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers


Environmental Science at the University of Oklahoma