Alumni and employers alike often draw a direct line between undergraduate research and the skills required to thrive in any number of careers: Identifying and citing quality sources of information; Reading, understanding, and creating accurate data; Synthesizing and sharing information from multiple perspectives; Project management with a high-quality finished product; and more.
Required Skill-Building Coursework
ENVR 279A: Environmental Methods & Analysis
The basics of statistical analysis, quantitative literature, and survey and interview methods and data. Perform your own investigation as well as analyze data through graphics and mapping. Includes deductive problem-solving, Excel graphing, and interview conducting and coding.
ENVR 320: Research Colloquium
Group discussion, oral presentation, literature analysis, and research and poster design and presentation while receiving an in-depth education on a chosen environmental topic.
ENVR 395: Research Seminar
Use skills developed across your coursework to create and present a formal research project on an issue that you would like to investigate as your capstone thesis.
Applied Research Opportunities