• Environmental Studies

    Overview
    The Environmental Studies Program embraces an interdisciplinary approach to the study of earth systems and the human impact on the environment. The course of study is built on obtaining a solid foundation of biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Students successfully completing the programs of study are equipped to pursue areas of study in college and the expanding career fields related to environmental science.

    Programs of Study
    The Environmental Studies Program currently features the following areas of study:

    CASE
    The Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education involves the study of communication, the science of agriculture, plants, animals, natural resources, and agricultural mechanics. While surveying the opportunities available in agriculture and natural resources, students will learn to solve problems, conduct research, analyze data, work in teams, and take responsibility for their work, actions, and learning. Recommended Electives: Advanced Placement Biology, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Advanced Placement Environmental Science, Environmental Issues

    Environmental Agricultural and Natural Resources (EANR)
    Environmental Agricultural and Natural Resources: The Environmental, Agricultural and Natural Resources program of study is composed of a four-course sequence that covers environmental, agricultural and natural resource issues and management. Students will engage in scientific inquiry related to local and regional environmental problems and issues in natural resources management. Recommended Electives: Advanced Placement Biology, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Advanced Placement Environmental Science, Environmental Issues


    Possible Majors
    • Environmental Science
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Environmental Law and Public Policy
    • Natural Resources Management
    • Human Ecology
    • Agricultural Management
    • Environmental Urban Planning
    • Agroecology
    • Marine Ecology

    Possible Careers
    • Lab-Animal Technician
    • Agronomist
    • Greenhouse Supervisor
    • Soil Scientist
    • Environmental Lawyer
    • Environmental Planner
    • Wildlife Biologist
    • Forest Ranger
    • Urban Planner
    • Food Safety Inspector
    • Food Product Developer
    • Agricultural Marketing Representative
    • Veterinarian

    Program Contact Information:
    Alonzo Bailey, Coordinator
    Environmental Studies
    College & Career Readiness and Innovative Programs
    2215 Chadwick Street
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
    Phone: (301) 669-6012
    Fax: (301) 669-6090
    Email: alonzo.bailey@pgcps.org