Bachelor of Science

Environmental Sciences


Combine weather patterns, monitoring environmental change, conserving and managing soil and biological organisms, assuring healthy water supplies, and improving environmental quality with the shaping of policy and educating others about the environment.

Classes You Might Take

  • Atmospheric Dynamics
  • Hydrologic and Water Quality Modeling
  • Pollutant Fate and Transport
  • Genesis of Soil Landscapes
  • Radar Meteorology

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Why CAFNR for Environmental Sciences

Incredible hands-on learning opportunities, including the Weather Analysis and Visualization (WAV) Lab, with professional meteorology modeling, forecasting and graphics equipment, in addition to a green screen to practice forecasts; state-of-the-art soil measurement equipment for both in the lab and in the field; and the Missouri Mobile Meteorological Observatory to take weather observations into the field.

Career Possibilities

Broadcast Meteorologist
Water Quality Specialist
Environmental Lawyer
Soil Scientist

Employers & Internship Locations

Rocky Mountain Conservancy • ABC 17 News • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) • Missouri Department of Natural Resources • American Veteran Environmental Services, Inc. • Barr Engineering • Sustainable Environmental Consultants

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Signature Experience

Study Abroad

One of the many unique experiences available for environmental sciences students is signature study abroad programs, including studying the management of tropical ecosystems in Belize.

Study Abroad
Looking down a cliff in Belize

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Admissions and Application

You can declare Environmental Sciences as your major at any point during your career at MU without a separate application.

  • Current students: Declare or change your major.
  • New students: Apply to MU and choose Environmental Sciences as your major.

Cost and Financial Aid

Learn more about tuition costs, scholarship opportunities and financial aid at Mizzou.

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