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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

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Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

Job Listings:

National Index of Engineering Jobs and Resources
Engineering Central
Engineerjobs.com
OK Job Match
JustEngineers.net
TopEngineeringJobs.com
NationJob Network

Career Planning:

What You Need to Know About
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

Miscellaneous:

Environmental Science at the University of Oklahoma