Environmental Science

Mission Statement

Barnard College’s Environmental Science Department provides highly motivated students with challenging and rewarding programs in Environmental Science, Environmental Biology, and Environment and Sustainability. High academic standards, interdisciplinary courses, and training in methodologies, such as field and laboratory work and data analysis, ready students with the tools needed to think critically, evaluate and solve problems, conduct original research, and communicate science to address the needs of society...
Read more of our Mission Statement in About Us.

Departmental Events and Email lists

Members of the Environmental Science Department programs events--from academic talks by young alumnae and people in the field, to career and major planning, to info sessions on finding internships and researchships, to student presentations about their study abroad experience!  Event links are posted on the EnvSci Events Calendar for those Barnard students who join our email lists.  Email us from your Barnard address along with your class standing or fill out the information form if you are interested in receiving information on opportunities and events. Throughout the year, contact a faculty advisor or staff member (email, make an appointment or stop by) if you have questions or need assistance.  We continue to be here for you.