Environmental Science - Home

Careers for students with training in environmental science are varied and diverse, and include such fields as teaching, research, and technical support. Pierce College's environmental science courses cover a wide range of important topics and issues, ranging from water quality to weather to environmental biology.

Transfer Possibilities

Students working toward their transfer degree typically take a variety of courses designed to fulfill the general requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. Students intending to transfer to a four-year college for further training in the environmental science field are encouraged to work closely with their advisor to ensure they meet the requirements of the college they wish to attend after Pierce.

Environmental science major

Students seeking to major in environmental science are encouraged to take the following courses:

  • ATMOS 101: Intro to weather
  • ENVS& 100: Survey of environmental science
  • ENVS 140: Western water problems
  • ENVS 150: Environmental issues
  • GEOL& 110: Environmental geology
  • GEOL 220: Earth resources and environment
  • NSCI 150: Nature
  • NSCI 160: Environmental biology

Robert Sager
Professor of Earth Sciences

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Beth Norman
Earth Science Professor and Coordinator
253-964-6676
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Ted Wood
Chemistry Professor
253-964-6724
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Tom Bush
Professor & Department Coordinator - Earth & Space Sciences
253-840-8484
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Nicholas Handler
Geography Professor
253-864-3343
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Nicholas Allmendinger
Assistant Professor
253-964-6671
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