Science & Technology

Get a strong foundation for success in environmental science, environmental policy, and biology disciplines with challenging coursework and many opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills.

Experiential learning in lab and field courses teach real-world skills, and students are provided with ample internship and research opportunities that foster entrepreneurial thinking. All of the sustainabilities—environmental, social, economic, and educational—are integrated into and woven throughout the curriculum and modeled by the science faculty.

Why SNC?

Students say it Best…

Ashley Vander Meer

Major: Biology, Interdisciplinary Studies in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Environmental Science

Class of 2014

In the fall of 2012, I worked on the restoration of Rosewood Creek for my service learning.  The main cause of the restoration is to reduce sediment loading into Lake Tahoe by restoring a 7,200 foot section of Rosewood Creek between Northwood Boulevard and Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village, Nevada. . . . Read More

Nicole Lutkemuller

Major: Environmental Science and Ecology

Class of 2012

As a junior majoring in Environmental Science and Ecology, SNC science student Nicole Lutkemuller showed that she could identify lodge pole pines on satellite images from the wavelengths of light reflecting off the trees’ needles. . . . Read More