"Stout's broad spectrum of classes/minors allows you to tailor your diploma to what you like to do. Adding GIS, Plant Science, Chemistry, or other minors to your degree can open up pathways that you weren't even aware existed."
"I originally went to Stout unsure of what I wanted to do. Then I changed majors and entered the environmental science program. From there on out I felt like I had found where I was supposed to be. I enjoyed the professors, the students in the program, and the material taught. It’s been a great four years."
"The program prepared me to accomplish the tasks that employers is all different fields of science are looking for—from the lab to the field. I never felt unprepared."
“My education at Stout prepared me for a career in the natural resources field. Student research projects provided me with the skills necessary to secure an internship and subsequent jobs. My professors provided me with a sense of belonging and a better understanding of the realities I would face during my career.”
"[The Environmental Science] program helped me realize what I wanted from my degree and career. I came in knowing that I wanted to be an active member within the environmental community, yet I had no real direction or focus and this program has helped remedy that. This program has positively affected not only my communication skills, but also given me the opportunity to break into the academic discourse surrounding the environmental community so that I feel more at home and centered then if I was an outsider looking in. Overall, this program has helped me become more communicative, social, hardworking and understanding, while also giving me the necessary tools to succeed in the environmental field."
"The Environmental Science program helped me be successful because it allowed me to grow as a scientist and researcher. This program allowed me to experience different opportunities that led me to what career I would want to be working in the future."