Environmental science is truly a global field requiring an understanding of worldwide forces and cooperation among nations. NC State provides a global perspective within the environmental science curriculum and encourages undergraduates in this program to pursue study or work abroad opportunities. Students can choose from a variety of programs that fit different scheduling and budget needs, including programs that take place during spring break, summers, semesters, or across an entire year:
- The Office of International Affairs sponsors numerous study abroad programs. You’ll find that both the College of Natural Resources (CNR) and The College of Agricultural & Life Sciences offers opportunities through this office that often involve topics of interest to environmental science students.
- Organized student trips abroad are led by environmental science faculty members each year, covering various environmental topics in such places as Africa, Sweden, Costa Rica, China, Chile and many other countries.
- CNR international environmental resources activities are widespread and include a variety of programs that expose undergraduates to global work and study.