Nicholas A. Baer
Chair, Natural & Environmental Sciences
You care about the natural world and you are passionate about protecting it. You are an advocate for the Earth and its resources. With a Bachelor of Science degree environmental science or environmental studies you will have the knowledge and skills that it takes to make a difference in your little corner of the world and beyond.
With the support of a faculty adviser, your self-selected internship means you can learn from experienced environmental experts like analysts, auditors, conservation officers, educators, naturalists, attorneys, project and program managers, scientists and stewards. It’s your chance to find the career that feels like a good fit for you.
You’ve connected all the dots. You understand how the environment and sustainability effect ecology, business, ethics, psychology and sociology. You know how to work effectively on a team. You can evaluate and communicate information effectively and responsibly while considering diverse perspectives to complex subjects. It’s time to take your skills, knowledge and passion out into the world to make your mark.
Affiliation agreements mean you have options for continuing your education following graduation. You can move directly into a sustainability-focused graduate program at Green Mountain College or explore Colby-Sawyer's other graduate program agreements with Plymouth State University, Springfield College and University of New Haven.