Geosciences - Ph.D.
Degree DetailsDegree: Doctor of Philosophy
Major: Environmental Sciences
Department InformationCollege of Graduate Studies
Derryberry Hall 306
The Doctor of Philosophy degree program in Environmental Sciences offers concentrations
in biology, chemistry, agriculture, geosciences, and integrated research but emphasizes
the solution of complex environmental problems using an interdisciplinary approach.
Course work is required in biology, chemistry, geology, agriculture, and sociology.
This interdisciplinary approach insures that students become aware of a wide range
of environmental concerns and that their research includes a breadth of environmental
understanding beyond the boundaries of a particular discipline. The goal of the program
is to prepare students for careers in research, management, government service, teaching,
and other areas where they can make productive contributions to the solution of environmental
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