Land, Water, and Air

This option focuses on all three environmental media that can be affected by environmental contamination. Examines the interaction between the various media and the processes that influence the fate and potential toxicity of contaminants in the environment. Employers include companies involved in environmental clean-up and land restoration.

Graduation Checksheets:

2017 Land, Water, and Air Option
2018 Land, Water, and Air Option
2019 Land, Water, and Air Option
2020 Environmental Science – no options starting for students graduating in 2020 – students will now be able to add a minor more easily.
2020 Timeline
Water Science and Quality
Learn about a key ecosystem resource, fresh water, which is dangerously depleted or degraded in many places. This option concentrates on the science of water in the environment and water quality and quantity for drinking, irrigation, recreation, and industry. Employers include agencies involved in protecting water resources and industries that help keep water resources safe.

Graduation Checksheets:

2017 Water Science and Quality Option
2018 Water Science and Quality Option
2019 Water Science and Quality Option
2020 Environmental Science – no options starting for students graduating in 2020 – students will now be able to add a minor more easily.
2020 Timeline

Land Restoration and Management 

Gain an understanding of intelligent use of our landscapes. We need to understand the land’s capacity to support human activities like agriculture, development, and waste disposal while maintaining healthy ecosystems. Employment opportunities include the federal government, private foundations, and local planning commissions.

Graduation Checksheets:

2017 Land Restoration and Management Option
2018 Land Restoration and Management Option
2019 Land Restoration and Management Option
2020 Environmental Science – no options starting for students graduating in 2020 – students will now be able to add a minor more easily.
2020 Timeline