The Environmental Science program at The University of Montana – Western is designed to prepare students to face the challenges and diverse career opportunities that exist within the broad discipline of the environmental sciences. Career opportunities include gaining employment in consulting firms, private industry, and state or federal agencies.
Students majoring in Environmental Science at The University of Montana – Western must select a related area to complement their major. These related areas include, biology, geology, environmental, interpretation, wildlands management, wildlife biology, sustainable natural resource management and environmental geochemistry. The environmental interpretation option does not require calculus or physics so those students should take other science courses instead. Any student considering graduate school should take more math and PHSX 222NL* at FVCC as electives.