Geoscience & Agriculture Department

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  • Work outdoors in forests, fields, streams, and lakes to evaluate and preserve natural resources.
  • Federal data shows steady sector growth and abundant job opportunities for geoscience and agriculture careers.
  • The median annual salary for agriculturalists and geoscientists ranges from $33,000 to $87,000.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bachelor Degrees

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Education - Science - Earth and Space Science Concentration, B.S.

Education - Science - Earth and Space Science Concentration, B.S.

A 4-year Science Education degree at the Vincennes Campus. Students can specialize in Chemistry with concentrations in Earth/Space Science, Biology, and Physics. This program qualifies graduates for licensure in their chosen content area, allowing them to teach grades 5-12. Graduates can apply for state licensure, meeting the standards set by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).



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ASSOCIATE DEGREES

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Natural Resources & Environmental Science, A.S.

Natural Resources & Environmental Science, A.S.

Students can earn an associate degree in Natural Resource and Environmental Science, preparing them for career fields that protect and manage air, soil, and water quality. Students spend significant time in outdoor learning environments such as the Robeson Hills Nature Preserve and the Wabash River.



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Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences - Sustainable Foods and Farming Systems Concentration A.S. Transfer

Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences - Sustainable Foods and Farming Systems Concentration A.S. Transfer

Students can earn an associate degree in Sustainable Foods and Farming Systems. The program is a cooperative effort between VU and Purdue University and is designed to prepare graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree in sustainable food practices.



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Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences - Forestry and Conservation Concentration, A.S. Transfer

Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences - Forestry and Conservation Concentration, A.S. Transfer

Students can earn an associate degree in forestry and conservation, learning how to manage the growth, protection, and harvesting of trees and how to protect and use natural resources without damaging the environment.



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Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences - Agriculture Concentration, A.S. Transfer

Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences - Agriculture Concentration, A.S. Transfer

Students can earn an associate degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, with an emphasis on Agriculture. This two-year program equips students with a comprehensive understanding of sustainable agricultural practices, resource management, and environmental conservation.



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We are the 'Outsiders'; because our labs are outdoors.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

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Pre-Veterinary Technology, C.G.

Pre-Veterinary Technology, C.G.

Graduates may earn a certificate of graduation for pre-veterinary technology. Those that complete the program may transfer to a four-year university or find employment in institutions that help people take care of their pets.



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