Environmental & Ecosystem Sciences Pathway to WSU

Environmental and ecosystem sciences focuses on the interactions of physical, chemical, and biological conditions of natural and human modified environments, with the goal of solving growing environmental challenges. Practitioners work to apply science and find solutions to environmental, resource conservation, and sustainability issues, and to manage and preserve natural areas and ecosystems.  See the degree brochure here: Environmental & Eco Sci Flyer.

Career Opportunities

  • Conservation biologist
  • Restoration ecologist
  • Environmental engineer
  • Land, watershed, natural area, park, or wildlife refuge planner or manager
  • Resource policy advisior
  • Environmental educator
person testing quality of water

Degree Options

Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences (AAAS) Degree in Watershed Ecology-EES: A two year degree program that matriculates into a Bachelor of Science in Earth and Environmental Sciences degree in Environmental & Ecosystem Sciences in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Washington State University. For more information on the individual courses, click here.