UMass Lowell offers an Environmental Science major with options in Environmental Science, Geoscience and Sustainability, and a Meteorology & Atmospheric Science major.
Both majors are highly cross-disciplinary and provide strong foundations in physics, biology, mathematics, and chemistry. Upper-level electives allow students to tailor the program to acquire the tools to work in a wide range of consulting and forecasting careers, or to continue on to graduate school.
The Meteorology & Atmospheric Science major is for students interested in meteorology, weather forecasting, climatology and air pollution, and fulfills the education requirements for federally employed meteorologists.
The Environmental Science major has two programs, one leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and the other to the Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Science.
The Environmental Science major has three options: Environmental Science, Geoscience and Sustainability.