College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Environmental Sciences

The Environmental Sciences (ES) major draws on the wealth of expertise across CNR and the campus to provide students with a breadth of knowledge concerning the impact of human activities on natural systems. It is offered jointly by CNR and the College of Letters & Science. ES Major Snapshot

Sample Classes

  • Environments of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Environmental Problem Solving
  • Political Ecology
  • Environmental Justice
  • Study Abroad on Moorea Island
  • Biology, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Chemistry

ES classes


Careers for ES Majors

  • Medicine or Public Health
  • Law or Business
  • Teaching and Research
  • Federal, state, and local agencies
  • Food and agriculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Ecologists & Wildlife Biologists
  • Environmental Planners & Consultants

ES careers

Undergraduate Advising

Carina Galicia

(510) 643-9479
260 Mulford Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720

Jenn Jehnsen is a senior and a current ES student. Read about her experiences at CNR in the Peer Advisor blog!

Read the blog!

Check out ESSA!

The Environmental Sciences Student Association is a support network of students majoring in ES.