Walker Mask '17
Finds Success at His Time
“Simpson can really be whatever you want to make of it.”Read This Story
Major and Minor
In addition to your classroom work, you will have the opportunity to be taken on a research journey from studying samples in the lab in Carver Science Center, to assessing restored wetlands at Simpson's own research farm, to exploring the ecology of Africa, Europe and South America during May Term.
If you are interested in a career in ecology, resource management, public health or environmental technology, you are in the right spot. You can choose different paths in the major, to focus on ecology and organisms or social and ethical issues surrounding environmental sciences.
Field-based exploration of plant taxonomy, anatomy, evolutionary and ecological relationships and quantitative sampling techniques of plants found in Iowa and the Midwest.
This dynamic department covers everything from DNA research to neurosciences to collecting bug specimens in the field. See what the Biology and Environmental Science department has for you.
Simpson Success Stories
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Sarah Hale '13
Because of Simpson College I obtained an internship with EMC Insurance in Des Moines, and was offered a full time job to work in the actuary department before I even graduated.Read This Story