Concentrations | LSU College of the Coast & Environment

Concentrations

 

Concentrations are a specific area of focus within a chosen major that can help students inform potential employers of their particular expertise. Often, concentrations can enrich the college experience and give students an additional advantage when applying for their desired occupation. 

Please check the respective links for a recommended path for each concentration. For more information regarding the program, consult the LSU General Catalog

Environmental Science & Research

Ideal for the student who:

Demonstrates strength in science, math, and complex problem-solving

Wants to pursue scientific discovery and research

Plans to attend grad school, or veterinary, dental or medical school

Desires a career in research, in either the private or public sectors

 

Applied Coastal Environmental Science

Ideal for the student who:

Wants to apply scientific knowledge to real world situations

Aspires to develop and implement environmental policy

Practices social sciences to be applied to environmental issues and science

Wants to work in the scientific industry or public sector

Will pursue a MPA or a Juris Doctorate degree

 

Coastal Meteorology

Ideal for the student who wants to:

Expand their versatility for a career in environmental consulting

Work in environmental hazard management or disaster response

Understand the forces that drive circulation in the atmosphere and oceans

Connect the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of air pollution 

Pursue a graduate degree in atmospheric sciences

Environmental Health

Ideal for the student who wants to:

Pursue a career in the environmental and/or public health sciences

Enroll in medical or veterinary school

Engage in research and science communication on topics such as:
 Community resilience and recovery
 Disaster response: Hurricanes, heat waves, oil spills
 Environmental exposure to human diseases
 Water quality
 Seafood illnesses
 Natural resource management

We Also Offer a Fast Track Program!

CC&E offers a 3+2 Environmental Public Health Program that allows eligible students to receive a bachelor's degree in Coastal Environmental Science with a concentration in Environmental Health and a master's degree in Public Health in five years, instead of six.

 

 

Environmental Law

Ideal for the student who wants to:

Pursue a career in:

Environmental Law
Environmental Policy (Government or Private)
Environmental Consulting

 

We Also Offer a Fast Track Program!

CC&E offers a 3+3 Environmental Law Program, which allows eligible students to receive a bachelor's degree in Coastal Environmental Science and a juris doctorate in a total of six years.