Applied Environmental Science Program at Miner Institute
Students completing 12 credits at Miner (including undergraduate research) receive the AESP graduation certificate.
What Will I Learn?
AESP Courses at Miner Institute
- ENV 430 Wildlife Ecology and Management
- ENV 370 Introduction to Soil Science
- ENV 411 Water Quality and Modeling
- ENV 338 Forest Ecology and Management
- ENV 440 Agriculture and the Environment
What is Unique About Our Program?
Most students live at the Institute in spacious dormitories with other majors. Five field/lab courses, taught in an alternative, day-long format, utilize the Institute’s 8,000 acres of forests and fields and their extensive laboratory and computer facilities.
What Are My Career Opportunities?
Many graduates are employed by environmental consulting firms and work with both government and industry in the areas of environmental regulation and compliance. Still others work with environmental advocacy groups to conserve and protect our natural environment.
Students majoring in environmental science have a wide variety of career choices ranging from:
- Environmental biology
- Environmental chemistry
- Environmental geology
- Environmental planning
- Environmental policy and management, and more...
Or, choose to go to graduate school:
Many of our alumni have entered graduate school to receive advanced training as:
- Environmental engineers
- Land use planners
- Environmental lawyers