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.
- Formulate and evaluate statistics
- Write clear and concise scientific papers
- Adapt to working unsupervised or in groups
- Apitude for detail accuracy
- High attention to detail
- Oil & Gas Industry
- Engineering Firms
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Chemical Companies
- Public Service
- Research Companies
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