Universities of California (UCs) Environmental Majors and Careers

 

1. University of California, Berkeley: http://www.berkeley.edu/index.html.     

  • College of Environmental Design Majors and Careers: http://ced.berkeley.edu/academics/
  • College of Natural Resources Majors and Careers: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/majors.php
    •  Environmental Sciences: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/es.php Jobs: Medicine or Public Health; Law or Business; Teaching and Research; Federal, state, and local agencies; Food and agriculture; Biotechnology; Ecologists & Wildlife Biologists; Environmental Planners & Consultant
    •  Molecular Environmental Biology: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/meb.php Jobs: Medicine; Public Health; Veterinary Science; Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries; Teaching and research; Zoos, national parks, wildlife preserve
    •  Molecular Toxicology: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/mt.php Jobs: Medicine or Public Health; Pharmacist; Teaching and Research; Food service industries; Biotechnology; Food safet
    • Forestry and Natural Resources: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/fnr.php Jobs: US Forest Service; Forest fire service; Teaching and forest research; Conservation and resource management; Environmental consulting; Timber, real estate, or other business consultin
    •  Conservation and Resource Studies: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/crs.php Jobs: Environmental conservation organizations and other non-profits; Park and recreation departments and districts; Federal, state, and local agencies; Education, public outreach, and training; Environmental consulting or law; Urban planning agencies, private landowners, developers; Food systems/sustainability; agriculturalist
    • Environmental Economics and Policy: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/eep.php Jobs: Environmental Protection Agency; Department of Agriculture; Federal, state, and local agencies; Environmental or economic consulting; Law or busines
    •  Society and Environment: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/se.php Jobs: Law or business, Teaching and research, Economics or Environmental consulting, Federal, state, and local agencies, Non-profit management
  • College of Letters and Sciences Majors and Careers:
    •  Public Health: http://sph.berkeley.edu/students/undergrad/index.php Jobs: Public health consultant, environmental toxicologist, social worker, health officer, health educator, investigator, health policy practitione
    •  Earth and Planetary Science: http://eps.berkeley.edu/undergraduate/undergraduate.php Jobs: consulting companies and government agencies, often working on crucial environmental problems. They work for companies responsible for finding and providing earth resources. Commonly students pursue careers outside the earth sciences, in teaching, law, or busines
    • Atmospheric Science: http://eps.berkeley.edu/undergraduate/atmos.php Jobs: technical positions at agencies like NASA, NOAA, EPA, or DOE. Whether you decide to further scientific knowledge in government and academic laboratories, or participate in the legal and political realms, or development and implement of new technologies, this track will give you a firm footing
    •  Geology: http://eps.berkeley.edu/undergraduate/geology.php Jobs: petroleum companies, mining and quarrying companies, engineering consulting and construction firms are among the potential employers—as well as all levels of government, colleges and universities, non-profit research institutions, and museums
    •  Marine Science: http://eps.berkeley.edu/undergraduate/marinescience.php Jobs: technical and consulting positions in/for County, State, and Federal agencies (such as NASA or NOAA), or private industry
    • Environmental Earth Science: http://eps.berkeley.edu/undergraduate/envscience.php Jobs: Medicine or Public Health, Law or Business, Teaching and Research, Federal, state, and local agencies, Food and agriculture, Biotechnology, Ecologists & Wildlife Biologists, Environmental Planners & Consultants

 

University of California, Davis: http://www.ucdavis.edu/.

  • College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Majors and Careers: http://caes.ucdavis.edu/departments/StudInfo/ps/ugmajors
    •   Agricultural and Environmental Education: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=AEE Jobs: public schools, non-profit organizations, financial institutions, state and federal agencies, nature preserves, community organizations and in sustainable development 
    • Biotechnology: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=abit  Jobs: agricultural, food and beverage industries; health care; chemical, pharmaceutical and biochemical industries; and environmental analysis and remediation industries. Biology, genetics, biochemistry, medicine and plant and animal sciences
    • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=ASAF Jobs: agricultural production and food system management, rural and urban community services, education and development, as well as careers in agricultural, environmental, and economic policy and analysis. Employers range from non-profit organizations, state and federal agencies, nature preserves, community organizations and industry conglomerates
    • Atmospheric Science: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=aatm Jobs: technical positions at agencies like NASA, NOAA, EPA, or DOE. Whether you decide to further scientific knowledge in government and academic laboratories, or participate in the legal and political realms, or development and implement of new technologies, this track will give you a firm footin
    •  Ecological Management and Restoration: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=AEMR Jobs: Environmental conservation organizations and other non-profits; Park and recreation departments and districts; Federal, state, and local agencies; Education, public outreach, and training; Environmental consulting or law; Urban planning agencies, private landowners, developers; Food systems/sustainability; agriculturalist
    • Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=aehf Jobs: US Forest Service; Forest fire service; Teaching and forest research; Conservation and resource management; Environmental consulting; Timber, real estate, or other business consulting
    • Environmental Policy, Analysis, and Planning: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=aepp Jobs: currently working in all levels of government and public agencies concerned with air and water quality management, environmental planning and consulting firms. This is also an excellent major for students planning to enter law school
    • Environmental Science and Management: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=aesm Jobs: Medicine or Public Health, Law or Business, Teaching and Research, Federal, state, and local agencies, Food and agriculture, Biotechnology, Ecologists & Wildlife Biologists, Environmental Planners & Consultant
    • Environmental Toxicology: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=aetx Jobs: forensic analysts, pharmaceutical test agents, pest control officers, risk assessors and field sample monitors
    • Hydrology: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=ahyd Jobs: private consulting firms, environmental interest groups and government agencies dealing with water resources. Major employers include the U.S. Geological Survey, USDA, EPA, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and California Water Resources Control Boar
    •  Landscape Architecture: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=apla Jobs: Environmental design, city planning, sustainable planning, farm/garden implementation, park management/design, regional planner, urban planner, campus planner, community planner, architect.
    •   Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=awfc Jobs: Environmental conservation organizations and other non-profits; Park and recreation departments and districts; Federal, state, and local agencies; Education, public outreach, and training; Environmental consulting or law; Urban planning agencies, private landowners, developers; Food systems/sustainability; agriculturalist.
    • Community and Regional Development: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=acrd Jobs: fields such as city and regional planning, community health, community law and community medicine. This is also an excellent major to consider if you plan to attend law or medical school.
  • College of Letters and Science Majors and Careers:
    • Geology: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=lgel Jobs: environmental and geotechnical consulting firms, with oil companies, research laboratories and government agencies, petroleum companies, mining and quarrying companies, engineering consulting and construction firms are among the potential employers—as well as all levels of government, colleges and universities, non-profit research institutions, and museums
    •  Natural Sciences: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=lnts Jobs: Medicine or Public Health, Law or Business, Teaching and Research, Federal, state, and local agencies, Food and agriculture, Biotechnology, Ecologists & Wildlife Biologists, Environmental Planners & Consultants

 

University of California, Santa Cruz: http://www.ucsc.edu/.

 

4. University of California, Merced: http://www.ucmerced.edu/.