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Environmental Science
Environmental Science

"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect." A relevant quote by Aldo Leopold.

As humans' impact on the environment becomes more evident and the legalities imposed on industry and development becomes more complex, the role of environmental scientists grows.

The Environmental Science transfer program at Lake Michigan College allows you to take the first step in preparing for an exciting career where you can make a difference in our environment.

Career Information

Environmental scientists perform a wide range of technical, analytical and even legal activities. A typical workday for an environmental scientist can include:

  • Finding solutions to a specific environment problem
  • Evaluating data
  • Conducting environmental audits and inspections
  • Providing summary information from data samples
  • Presenting evidence for an environmental solution
  • Developing technical portions of legal documents read more 
Classroom Experience

The environmental science program at Lake Michigan College is a hard track program. That means more scientific based," states LMC Environmental Science advisor and biology instructor Robert Schodorf. "Today's environmental scientist is a hardworking professional that is dedicated to making the environment we live in safe and preserved for future generations." read more

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