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Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

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NRES is a unique, interdisciplinary program that brings biological, physical, and social scientists together to teach students how to apply and discover solutions that improve the health and sustainability of urban and natural ecosystems.

This major provides a science-based, application-oriented education that includes multiple field courses emphasizing hands-on experience and skills outside of the classroom. NRES courses prepare students for careers in management and conservation of natural resources; research or teaching in environmental sciences; positions in business or government agencies providing services related to environmental and natural resource management; and graduate studies.


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