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Earth and Environmental Programs

Students in our Earth and Environmental Network programs are united by their passion for the environment. Each of our programs develop student understanding and scholarship for our environment and resource use, from the structure and processes of our natural world in Biology or Earth Sciences majors, to how humans use and impact the world today in Environmental Studies,  Economics, or Geography majors, to our historic use of resources in Anthropology.

UNC Earth & Environmental Network

The UNC Earth and Environmental Network (UNCEEN) is a collaborative effort between Environmental related programs at the University of Northern Colorado. These programs provide education, training, engagement, professional development, outreach, and community building for those interested in different aspects of our understanding and interaction with the physical and biological world. 

Learn more about UNCEEN

Where can a career in Earth and Environment take you?

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Sustainability Planner

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Environmental Planner

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Biological Technician

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Geologist

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Cultural Resource Specialist

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Elementary or High School Teacher

plus many more

Every year, thousands of people just like you choose UNC.

Our small class sizes, nationally recognized faculty, sophisticated facilities and affordable tuition make this the perfect time and place for you to chart your new course.

Casey Luzar Casey Luzar

"The best part of the Communication Studies program is the learning that goes on both inside and outside of the classroom. You apply communication knowledge every day."

– Casey Luzar, LPH President, Communication Studies: Class of 2013

Mollie Lane Mollie Lane

"The JMC program helped me build the skills I need for a career in the industry. Also, because of the small class sizes, I received the individual attention I needed to understand the content. Most importantly, I was able to build personal relationships with my instructors and peers. My favorite thing about the program is that it allows each student's unique skills and talents to shine."

– Mollie Lane, Journalism-Public Relations & Advertising Media

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Maybe You're One of Us

Here, you're an individual with your own unique mix of interests — and our differences are what we have in common.

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Learn about Lauryn and meet more UNC Bears.

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