Ecology and Environmental Sciences

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Program Highlights

Learn how to better understand ecological principles that regulate our planet’s life-support systems, including environmentally-related problems and sustainability. The Ecology and Environmental Sciences minor addresses these topics and more. 

In addition to the Ecology and Environmental Sciences minor, the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers courses in Environmental Sciences designed to fulfill General Education requirements and prerequisites for majors and minors in other departments.

Career Paths

Students who complete an Ecology and Environmental Sciences minor are able to apply their skills to fields such as: 

  • Academia (research and teaching)
  • Civil engineering
  • Environmental education
  • Environmental policy 
  • Environmentally sustainable businesses
  • Government 
  • Law
  • Natural resource management
  • Public health

Office Hours

Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Admissions and Aid

A degree from a private university like Dominican University of California is more accessible than you might think. For most students there is no application fee and we don't ask for test scores. We're also proud to say that more than 99 percent of our first-year incoming students receive financial aid, which makes paying for school within reach.

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Sustainable Practices

Dominican is committed to promoting environmental policies and practices that will help us become a model of environmental sustainability.

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Faculty and Staff

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Chris Endicott, PhD

Laboratory Manager