Explore the connections across the diverse scientific fields to better understand some of the most important environmental issues facing scientists and society today. Strengthen your scientific skills with hands-on research projects, internships, and travel-learning courses.

About the Major

Environmental Science at Ohio Wesleyan is an interdisciplinary, natural science approach to the environment within the context of the liberal arts. Diverse courses provide you with an integrative, scientific understanding of the environment with an emphasis on approaches to addressing current environmental challenges.

Once you've taken your core classes, you can explore the environment through upper-level natural science courses in a wide range of disciplines. Every major will complete a capstone project. You will be prepared for graduate studies in science or to find a job right after graduation.

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Graduate Outcomes

Sarah Yerian '06

Environmental Studies and Biology alumna Sarah Yerian '06 (center) is the Senior Associate Director of the Guinea Worm Eradication Program at The Carter Center. It is one of the most successful disease eradication programs in history.

Environment & Sustainability Alumni

Environmental Science News

Program Contact Info


Director: John Krygier
Schimmel/Conrades Science Center
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3622
E jbkrygier@owu.edu