In the coming decades, the global population will face continuing and increasing environmental challenges with a significant proportion occurring in coastal ecosystems. The Coastal Environmental Science degree program at Flagler College provides students with a rigorous, interdisciplinary academic foundation in the chemical, physical, geological, and biological aspects of environmental science. The proximity to the surrounding natural coastal and marine environment provides us with outdoor classrooms or “living laboratories,” making Flagler College an ideal location for undergraduate coastal research.
Most importantly, the combined experience garnered through the Coastal Environmental Science major will serve as a springboard for students as they move on into a diverse array of career paths, such as environmental education, natural resource management, project management and planning, environmental consulting, and scientific research. In combination with other majors, students will be well-suited to work in sustainable business or environmental law.