About the Bachelors of Science Degree
Become part of an active, scientific field composed of multidiciplined people investigating and analysing complex environmnetal issues facing the world today and into the future. more...
Scientific rigor is stressed throughout the the program, beginning with the foundation courses in the first two years of the curriculum. The upper level core courses emphasize a dynamic systems approach that provides a framework for integrating physical, chemical, and biological aspects of environmental systems. more...
The Environmental Science learning community has an array of activities to provide support for students new to Iowa State. These activities include introductions to university resources, special study groups, and a unique field trip experience. more...
The Environmental Science faculty consists of faculty members from many areas of expertise, including: Ecology, Biology, Geology, Meteorology, Soils, and Natural Resource Management. Iowa State faculty have outstanding reputations for their teaching, research, and service. You will have the opportunity to interact with the faculty both in and outside the classroom.
Coming to ISU
Iowa State University is a great place to continue your education. To study Environmental Science at Iowa State you need to be admitted to the university. To learn more about the Iowa State experience and apply, visit the Iowa State Univeristy admissions page. go!
Coming to Ames
Ames is a great place to live, with many programs to support more environmentally friendly living. more...
"What does 'green' mean?" Essays
Students in Environmental Science recently participated in an essay contest. These were the top picks:
Examples of Student Experiences
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Meet a professor
Dr. Simpkins's research focuses on the geology and groundwater hydrology impacting water resources.
Hear Dr. Simpkins's audio interview.
"The one on one session was extremely helpful. I received valuable info and I felt that the university cared about my goals and concerns." -prospective EnSci student