Classes in Ecology, Environmental Science, and
Natural Resource Sciences
Washington State University is one
of the top 50 public research universities in the U.S. with its flagship
campus in Pullman, 3 urban campuses in Spokane, the Tri-Cities, and
Vancouver, and 10 regional learning centers throughout Washington
State. WSU offers over 250 fields of study in 10 colleges, including
a nationally-recognized University Honors College and a large Graduate
Founded in Pullman in 1890, WSU is the state's land-grant
research university enrolling more than 18,000 undergraduate and graduate
students at the Pullman campus, with more than 21,000 students statewide,
including growing numbers in distance degree programs.
interested in conservation biology, wildlife ecology, endangered species
conservation, environmental science, landscape architecture and design,
environmental engineering, and natural resource sciences find
ample opportunity for education and field studies with the 1200+
faculty by using the extensive on-campus research facilities and other
outdoor laboratories, such as the 800 acre Smoot Hill Ecological Reserve
and the E.H. Steffen Center.
Fields of Study:
encouraged to explore the many courses, including laboratory and field-study
classes, in the ecological, environmental, and natural resource sciences
by viewing the fields of study descriptions.
Hands-on Campus Ecology Opportunities:
looking for opportunities for ecological fieldwork spring semester,
2005, may consider WSU's new, interdisciplinary course in Restoration
Ecology. This class is suitable for seniors and graduate students
in any major.
Individuals may take the course whether coming
from an ecology, landscape architecture & design, environmental
science & engineering, natural resource, or social science background.
The course is based on team fieldwork to design and conduct
restoration projects on the campuses of Washington State University,
the University of Idaho, and surrounding communities and regional