Juniata College Brittney Bridges

Designated POEs

The Environmental Science Department offers four designated POEs. 

  • Environmental Science Curriculum - An interdisciplinary program which emphasizes core natural science coursework supplemented by a selection of humanities and social science courses.
  • Environmental Studies Curriculum - A broad interdisciplinary POE including courses in the sciences, social sciences and the humanities with plenty of room for individualization.
  • Environmental Economics Curriculum
  • Wildlife Conservation Curriculum - The new Wildlife Conservation POE is designed to provide students with both the practical skills and the theoretical knowledge necessary to work as a professional in the field of wildlife conservation, using a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of wild animals and their habitats. Students have the option of selecting from a variety of courses offered at Juniata, including wildlife biology and management, zoology, botany, and chemistry.
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Curriculum 

Certificate Program

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate Program - Geographic Information System (GIS) and spatial reasoning are a mainstay knowledge base for working professionals in environmental science, resource management, local and regional planning, disease monitoring and evaluation, real estate, military planning, and social science research. The Juniata GIS certificate program has two tracks to prepare a student for a career in any of the GIS fields. The first track has a focus on Environmental Science. This track has more courses in field methods in GIS and spatial analysis. The second track has a focus on Information Technology. This track has more courses in programming and data mining.