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Plant & Wildlife Sciences

The Environmental Science & Sustainability major prepares students to address some of the world's most important challenges while learning in a vibrant, outdoor environment.

A degree in Environmental Science will prepare you for some of the fastest growing and diverse professional opportunities on the planet. Our graduates work in every job sector from industry to education, working in fields from analytical chemistry to sustainable development, including:

  • environmental consulting (private or public sector)
  • working as a research or laboratory technician
  • sustainable business consulting
  • positions with local, state, and federal agencies
  • non-governmental organizations and international development
  • environmental advocacy and outreach

The Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation program at BYU is designed to help students become qualified for natural resource management jobs. Students are required to complete a core block of major courses that cover the basic principles of wildlife, plants, soils and ecology.

Students who major in Genetics, Genomics & Biotechnology choose to follow a complete science based track or one that combines science and business training. Each track includes a comprehensive core of courses in genetics, biology and chemistry along with more specialized offerings.

See also Bioinformatics & Biotechnology

Career Services

Sterling May

Career Director, Life Sciences
(801) 422-0509

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