Environmental Studies Department, Make Conservation your Career!

Environmental Studies

The Environmental Studies Department includes majors in Environmental StudiesEnvironmental Science, and five Certificates of Specialization. Our curriculum provides students with the opportunity to investigate a spectrum of natural resource disciplines and integrate those studies into applied field work. Check out this prospective employment flier.

Hallmarks of the program include:

  • getting students involved with hands-on applied projects,
  • working with local partners to influence conservation and decision-making,
  •  and capitalizing on our unique mountain landscape.

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The Environmental Studies Department at FRC has a broad-based curriculum designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers related to solving environmental and resource issues. Surrounded by over a million acres of public forests in a watershed that provides much of California's water supply, FRC is uniquely situated to offer such courses.

If you care about the natural environment and would like to explore it as a career option, you have found the right program!

Come study in our "million-acre classroom"!