Environmental Biology Major

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Experiences

The environmental biology major prepares students for employment in an environmental career or graduate study in a number of related fields. Possible career paths include environmental consultant, field biologist, conservation, public policy, education or opportunities related to natural resources and renewable energy.

You will study how plants and animals interact within their species and as part of a larger ecosystem as well as the effects of human influence on the environment. You will also gain a strong foundation in biology, chemistry and mathematics.

Greenville College students benefit from unique experiences afforded by the Ayers Science Field Station located 15 minutes from campus as well as the Hoiles Gardens offering over 40 acres of wooded property adjacent to campus.

Our Experiences

Brent McCollum

Brent McCollum's Internship to Launch a Career

Greenville College prepares students for a life of character and service. Junior, Brent McCollum, is well on his way to becoming a doctor thanks to the opportunities provided by GC and Sigma-Aldrich.
GC Alumnus Finds Calling in Trauma Surgery

GC Alumnus Finds Calling in Trauma Surgery

"I learned that trauma surgery is where I belong in the world," reflects Alex Simmonds '15 on his experience participating in a thoracotomy during his first year in medical school.
Record Number of Students in Summer Science Research

Record Number of Students in Summer Science Research

This summer marks a banner year for science research at GC with 18 students participating in research.
GC Alumnus Ellis Named Top Rural Physician Nationwide

GC Alumnus Ellis Named Top Rural Physician Nationwide

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) has named Dr. Wendel Ellis ’86 Rural Health Practitioner of the Year for 2015. Ellis was recognized April 16 during the NRHA’s 38th Annual Rural Health Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
GC Alumnus Snyder Named Conservation Educator of the Year

GC Alumnus Snyder Named Conservation Educator of the Year

The Conservation Federation of Missouri has named Robert Snyder ’74 its 2015 Conservation Educator of the Year.

Career Opportunities

  • Ecologist
  • Fisheries Biologist
  • Environmental Biologist
  • Environmental Biology Teacher
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