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

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"!

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