Natural Resources and Environmental Science (multiple concentrations)

Natural Resources and Environmental Science is a major for students who want to contribute to environmental change in the world. This is a science-based, interdisciplinary program. With guidance from the NRES academic advisor and faculty, students design a plan of study that fits their interests and professional goals.

Concentrations include:

  • Air Quality
  • Emerging Environmental Challenges
  • Environmental Policy and Analysis
  • Land Resources
  • Water Quality

Graduates work in business and industry, consulting, nonprofit organizations, and state and federal agencies. Others continue their education in environmental science, engineering, or environmental law, or conduct research at a university or in industry.

Natural Resources and Environmental Science (multiple concentrations) Website

Plan of Study

Natural Resources and Environmental Science

Related Career Interests

Careers in Natural Resources and Environmental Science (multiple concentrations)

  • Environmental consultant
  • Wetland scientist
  • Field chemist
  • Species conservation specialist
  • Hydrologist
  • Surveyor
  • Ecological risk assessor
  • Health and safety manager
  • Environmental attorney
  • Industrial engineer
  • Environmental hygienist
  • Pollution control director
  • Soil conservationist

Transfer to Natural Resources and Environmental Science (multiple concentrations)

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information
Natural Resources and Environmental Science
(765) 494-4786
nres@purdue.edu

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