Environmental Sciences | LSU Majors

Environmental Sciences

You are passionate about the environment and our relationship to it. A career in the environmental sciences may be for you.

Students work at ag magic.Agricultural Business

You are business-minded with a green thumb, and you also have an interest in how crops are grown and distributed. 

Students work on agricultural project.Agricultural & Extension Education

You like sharing your knowledge of agriculture. Indoors or out, this is an area in which you will be able to grow as you teach others. 

Students work on agricultural project.Animal Sciences

You like learning about animals and their role in society. 

Students take notes during forensic anthropology class.Anthropology

You enjoy uncovering our past to understand our future, and you don't mind getting your hands dirty. 

Astronomy student maps constellations.Astronomy

You envision yourself working in one of the world's oldest sciences, in the ranks of astronomers and astrophysicists, from Nicolaus Copernicus to Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Student works on project to restore gulf coast.Coastal Environmental Science

You like scientific discovery and want to be a part of the conservation and preservation of coastal environments and oceanic life.

Disaster management students run drills. Disaster Science and Management

You are cool under pressure. When others panic, you look for a solution.

Students stuy insects.Entomology

You are fascinated by insects and want to learn all about them. 

Environmental engineering students test ph levels.Environmental Engineering

You like the great outdoors and all of the natural resources it provides.

Student presents project.Environmental Management Systems

You are passionate about the environment and want to promote good stewardship of the earth.

Student gives presentation on the Middle East.Geography

You are naturally curious about exploring world geography and how new technologies will help us understand culture and our physical landscape.

Students work on geology project.Geology

You enjoy learning about the evolution of life and the planet we call home.

Horticulture students test the soil.Horticulture Science

You have a green thumb and are intrigued by the many varieties of plant life.

Landscape architecture gives presentation.Landscape Architecture

You want to design, plan for and manage our land and cities.

Students conduct gulf coast research.Marine Biology

You are fascinated by the ocean, its geology and the aquatic life within it. 

Student takes tour of Natural Science Museum.Natural Resource Ecology and Management

You want to conserve, manage and sustain forestry, wildlife and fisheries resources. 

Student conduct research on oil rig.Petroleum Engineering

You are the type of person who wants to use our natural resources smartly and efficiently with the smallest environmental impact.

Physics students conduct experiements.Physics

You are interested in learning about the universe around us, as well as within us.

Student tests soil.Plant and Soil Systems

You want to be part of the agricultural trend toward innovations in plant breeding that create stronger variations and better production.

Student works on fashion project.Textiles/Apparel/Merchandising

You love fashion and dream of creating apparel and displaying it for the world to see. 

Turf at Alex Box Stadium is managed by students.Turf & Landscape Management

You see the beauty of a golf course and art in a well-manicured lawn.