Environmental Science Programs

Major, Minor

Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of natural and applied environmental science, along with the related fields of human behavior and environmental health.

Students develop a core understanding of the language concepts and methods of environmental sciences, as well as perspectives on current issues facing the environment. They have a deeper understanding of the complex relationship between humans and their environment, which will suit them in careers and civic life.

Students who major in the field earn a bachelor of science in environmental science with an emphasis in environmental biology or chemistry and toxicology.

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B Street Farms to Become Boxer Gardens

Pacific University unveiled its new Boxer Gardens at an open house Aug. 29. The gardens sit on a compact .4-acre property on the Forest Grove Campus bordered on the west by Main Street, east by Hanson Stadium, north by the barber pole and south along the Stoller Center parking lot.

Grad Teaser

Jen Bass '21 was named the 2021 Pacific University Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Mikaila Way ’12 is working to help Indigenous Peoples reclaim, reestablish and reconnect the food systems integral to their cultures, health and ways of life. It's all part of her job as the first Indigenous peoples’ liaison for North America with the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization.