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.

Students say it Best…

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

Jeff Reiffers

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Environmental Science

Class of 2013

It was hard for me to find the right place to go to school. I attended five community colleges, and traveled the world trying to find my niche. Sierra Nevada College seems like it was made for me. I can pursue my passions of rock climbing, skiing, and backpacking, while obtaining a degree in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Environmental Science. . . . Read More