Environmental Science and Environmental Studies

Welcome to the baccalaureate Environmental Science (Bachelor of Science) and Environmental Studies (Bachelor of Arts) Programs at the University of Delaware. Our environmental programs are nationally and internationally recognized with a curriculum that fosters an intuitive understanding of environmental issues and arms students with the requisite knowledge to solve some of the most pressing environmental problems confronting society. Our environmental programs span four colleges within the university. Dedicated, world class faculty conduct cutting-edge research and bring their knowledge into the classroom. The synergy between research and teaching is a hallmark of our programs.

  • First-Hand Discovery: Professor Michael working with students on a groundwater project

  • Experiential Learning: Students travel abroad for a variety of unique research experiences

  • Innovative Research: Students participate in unique field experience and research opportunities

  • Hands-on Study: Students working with sediments on the cutting-edge research vessel, RV Sharp

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Whether you are interested in atmospheric science, marine science, sustainable energy, environmental policy, or any of other environmental sciences or policy dimensions, we encourage you to explore these pages and learn more about the exciting and unique learning opportunities in our environmental programs.

The environmental science and studies degree programs are housed in CEOE, but are a partnership among four colleges at UD.

About the Program

The environmental science and studies degree programs are housed in CEOE, but are a partnership among four colleges at UD.

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Now is the perfect time to come to the University of Delaware to study Environmental Science or Environmental Studies!

Prospective Students

Now is the perfect time to come to the University of Delaware to study Environmental Science or Environmental Studies!

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Dr. Dana Veron is the Director of the Environmental Science and Environmental Studies program.

Meet the Director

Dr. Dana Veron is the Director of the Environmental Science and Environmental Studies program.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies assists students in gaining a deeper understand of and appreciation for the environment and environmental systems.

BA in Environmental Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies assists students in gaining a deeper understand of and appreciation for the environment and environmental systems.

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The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science emphasizes a broad scientific understanding of the character, function, and analysis of environmental systems.

BS in Environmental Science

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science emphasizes a broad scientific understanding of the character, function, and analysis of environmental systems.

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Environmental science and studies students can get hands-on research experiences during their undergraduate years.

Research Experiences

Environmental science and studies students can get hands-on research experiences during their undergraduate years.

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Discover Our World!

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Sea Sponge Shield

Encrusting sea sponges use chemical cues as shield to deter predators, expand territory

Preparing for the Future

Summer internships help students become employment-ready

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The Power of Offshore Wind

UD study reports offshore wind in Cape Wind may be more powerful, turbulent than expected
Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
James Heiss

Water mixing zone

Studying reactions that occur when groundwater, saltwater meet in coastal aquifers
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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