The Environmental Science major is a multidisciplinary program based on a strong general science curriculum and an environmental curriculum that focuses on environmental problems and solutions. Although administered by the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, a multidisciplinary advisory committee recommends curriculum and other changes to the program. Graduates are very competitive for careers in industry and government and have excellent preparation for graduate programs in a variety of fields. A grade of C must be earned in the Basic Background and Core Requirements. This program is accredited by the association of environmental health academic programs.