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Environmental Chemistry (B.A.)

environmental chemistry

What is Environmental Chemistry?

Chemistry is known as “the central science” due to the reliance of biology, physics, engineering, and other disciplines on chemical knowledge. The BA-Environmental Emphasis best fits students interested preserving or improving Earth’s environment an how humans interact with it. This option encourages the inclusion of environmental studies, Earth science courses, and risk management.

Why Study Environmental Chemistry at SWOSU?

The 14-member, all Ph.D. faculty offers specialized expertise at all levels of instruction, and opportunities to do cutting-edge, publishable research as early as your first year. Moreover, our family-like atmosphere provides the assistance and encouragement that will help you succeed. Graduate schools, corporations, and government agencies all actively recruit our majors, while others find tremendous success in professional school. Many of our BA-Environmental Emphasis graduates work in state or federal government environmental agencies, land management, environmental remediation firms, or environmental consulting companies.