Environmental Science Major Environmental Science Major Environmental science is a multi-disciplinary, integrative, science-based study of how humans affect the planet with the goal of creating a sustainable future for all. Breadcrumb environmental science major Majors-and-Minors-left MENU Explore Academic Majors and Minors Academic Majors American Politics Major Applied Statistics and Data Sciences Major Chemical Engineering Major Chemistry Major Civil Engineering Major Computer Science Major Cyber Science Major Defense and Strategic Studies Major Economics Major Electrical Engineering Major Engineering Management Major Engineering Psychology Major English Major Environmental Engineering Major Environmental Science Major Foreign Area Studies: Africa Major Foreign Area Studies: East Asia Major Foreign Area Studies: Eurasia Major Foreign Area Studies: Europe Major Foreign Area Studies: Latin America Major Foreign Area Studies: Middle East Major Foreign Language: Arabic Major Foreign Language: Chinese Major Foreign Language: French Major Foreign Language: German Major Foreign Language: Persian Major Foreign Language: Portuguese Major Foreign Language: Russian Major Foreign Language: Spanish Major Geography Major Geospatial Information Science Major History Major International Affairs Major Kinesiology Major Law and Legal Studies Major Life Science Major Management Major Mathematical Sciences Major Mechanical Engineering Major Nuclear Engineering Major Operations Research Major Philosophy Major Physics Major Sociology Major Space Science Major Systems & Decision Sciences Major Systems Engineering Major Academic Minors Aeronautical Engineering Minor America in the World Minor American Foundations Minor Applied Statistics Minor Cyber Security Minor Diversity and Inclusion Studies Minor Engineering Management Minor General History Minor Geography Minor Grand Strategy Minor Network Science Minor Nuclear Science Minor Photonics Minor Regional Studies Minor Robotics Minor Space Science Minor Systems Engineering Minor Terrorism Studies Minor War Technology and Society Minor Guidance on Choosing an Academic Major Overview Courses Enrichment Environmental scientists explore, discover, describe, and investigate the Earth. Environmental science goes beyond the traditional natural sciences to also incorporate knowledge from political science, ethics, public health, and economics. This major is flexible, relevant, and includes a premed option for those interested in medical school. This major prepares cadets for future careers in the Army, the sciences, public policy, law, medicine, business, and much more. Majors may earn the 3Y skill identifier. This major offers an honors track. Environmental science majors have a lab requirement component. Majors can also conduct research with and learn from experts in the West Point Center for Environmental and Geographic Sciences(CEGS). To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering. Required Courses EV310 AQUATIC SCIENCE EV388A PHYSICAL GEOLOGY EV471 ECOLOGY Atmosphere Course (Choose 1) EV387 METEOROLOGY EV389B CLIMATOLOGY Tools Elective (Choose 1) CH387 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY EV377 REMOTE SENSING EV398 GEOG INFORMATION SYSTEMS Sample Electives CH383 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I EV391A LAND USE PLAN & MGT EV391B NATURAL HAZARDS AND RISK EV396 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGICAL SYS EV398 GEOG INFORMATION SYSTEMS EV378 CARTOGRAPHY EV380 SURVEYING EV387 METEOROLOGY EV388B GEOMORPHOLOGY EV390B URBAN GEOGRAPHY EV391A LAND USE PLAN & MGT EV391B NATURAL HAZARDS AND RISK EV394 HYDROGEOLOGY/HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS EV396 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGICAL SYS EV397 AIR POLLUTION ENGINEERING EV482 MILITARY GEOGRAPHY XS391 PRIN & APPL OF ENV CHEM This major offers an honors track. To learn more, view the full Environmental Science Major Curriculum. Majors have excellent opportunities to gain real-world experience with what they learn in the classroom through a robust summer Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD) program, USMA-run academic enrichment experience. To learn more about enrichment for this area of study, visit the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering or the West Point Center for Environmental and Geographic Sciences.