Specialization in Ecological Systems

 The Specialization

  • Building on the natural science courses in the EVST core, coursework in the Ecological Systems Specialization includes a choice of courses in physical and ecological science and field exploration in diverse Pacific Northwest habitats.
  • Numerous internships are available to students in the areas of government, business, nonprofit and agricultural operations.
  • Many of the relevant course options in Ecological Science are in the Biology Department, so we strongly encourage students pursing this specialization to consider completing a minor in Biology. 


The Seattle University Catalog is your source for information about the curriculum for the Ecological Systems Specialization.

Current Two Year Course Schedule

Alumni Careers

Recent EVST Graduates with a specialty in Ecological Systems have found careers with these organizations: 

Other helpful links about career opportunities can be found on the Career Resources page. 

Maia Sparkman '18

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Maia is an Ecological Systems graduate, who recently returned from her Peace Corps service. Maia is currently working on her Master's Degree in Environmental Science and Policy. Maia feels that, "the EVST program at Seattle University has shaped my ability to address and evaluate today’s complex environmental challenges considering the social, environmental, economic, political, and cultural scope of the problem."

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