Majors

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Our majors and minors prepare students for careers in every facet of the food industry from production to consumption, careers in business and public service serving families and consumers, and careers that advance environmental sustainability. Our majors help students engage the issues that shape the complex, inter-connected world of the 21st century, from sustainable food systems to obesity, from water policy to energy economics, and from the far-reaching impacts of climate change to the linkages between the human genome, diet, and disease.

Graduation from the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences requires the successful completion of one of the curricula (major programs of study) listed below.

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Any student in the school who decides to double-major may choose the second major from those offered by other faculties or schools at Rutgers University; however, only one bachelor's degree is conferred upon graduation. Students must receive departmental approval for non-SEBS majors. Students in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences may also minor in programs offered by other faculties and schools. They may also enroll in individual courses offered by other faculties and schools of the university.

Any potential student who does not wish to major in a curriculum that is on the list above should apply directly to the school at Rutgers that offers the desired major. Any student already enrolled in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, but who no longer wishes to major in a curriculum on the list above should consult with one of the school's deans in the Office of Academic Program in Martin Hall about initiating an application for a school-to-school transfer within Rutgers.