Bachelor of Science

Environmental Science

ODU Environmental Science graduates are prepared to assess current and potential environmental problems and provide possible solutions.

Program highlights:

  • Major and minor available in Environmental Science.
  • Woodlands and streams on campus provide hands-on leaning.
  • Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level.

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Degrees & Courses

Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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Environmental Scientist Careers

Outcomes & Careers

Learn how this major prepares you for a variety of environmental careers in the lab or in the field.

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Environmental science courses

Environmental Science Department

Get to know ODU faculty members, view current news and events, and more.

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Ohio Dominican is just minutes from downtown Columbus, where students have the opportunity to participate in one or more internships with a variety of companies and organizations. Central Ohio enjoys a diverse economy with many internship possibilities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Ohio Dominican's faculty and Career Development Center are eager to help interested students secure relevant internship experiences.

Dr. Blake Mathys, Director of the Environmental Science program, has tracked birds, vertebrates and more on campus during field trips with his ecology, biology and environmental science classes, as well as exploring on his own.

Students Find Fish Never Before Seen in Alum Creek

An ODU  Ichthyology class has found a species of fish in Alum Creek for the first time in history. Environmental Science students utilize the creek regularly as part of their field learning.


ODU Campus Owl Walk


Bird Banding at Ohio Dominican University


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