The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department provides amazing opportunities for students in environmental science, geology, and geography. The department hosts the Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences Bachelor’s and Associate’s programs, with emphases available in Geosciences and in Environmental Sciences. Certificates are also offered in Sustainability and in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geospatial Technology. Whether you wish to conduct field-research in Zion National Park, study different places, countries, and regions of the world, survey the atmosphere and related phenomenon, or learn about climates, landforms, soils, water, plants, animals, and more. The coursework and research experiences in the department provide opportunities to gain an understanding of the natural world around us, learn about how the application of the scientific method can help us address problems facing our planet, and explore the geography, cultural history, literature, and biodiversity of different regions around the world.