What types of Colleges or Universities offer classes on Environmental science? (Or Environmental science research if possible)
Hey, I'm David. I am 16 years old and am looking for colleges or Universities that focus on research rather than hands on.#Environment #environmental-science #Ecology #environmental-services #research
While I was getting my undergraduate degree I was able to get a summer research job with one of my professors. This was an amazing and invaluable experience that helped me to figure out what my interests were.
For example, if you are interested in doing research related to improving air quality you would likely pursue chemistry with some classes on environmental quality or air quality management. I use chemistry as an example because it can be applied to green product formulation, combustion research, or atmospheric chemistry.
Note environmental research is not for the most part about identifying problems as it is about changing human activities that create the problems. We have known about the problem of GHG emission for about 50 years. The key to eliminating the problem is finding an alternative to fossil fuel consumption (solar, wind) or at least efficient consumption of fossil fuels (LED bulbs).
Lots of large Universities especially state schools have Environmental Science programs with a focus on research.
I'm familiar with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln program and have heard great things about the research opportunities available. I would suggest looking at websites for Universities you are interested in and seeing if they offer an Environmental Science program.