Environmental Science at Baylor

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Spencer Williams, Research Scientist, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, spoke at the Commission for Environmental Cooperation's Chemicals Management Forum on May 16, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. More information at: http://www.cec.org/chemicals2012

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Environmental Science at Baylor

  1. 1. Environmental Science at Baylor- Institute of Environmental Studies was founded in 1969- Interdisciplinary degrees (BA, BS, MS, PhD)- Excellent research experiences for undergraduates; award winning graduate student research in env. toxicology, chemistry, risk- Doubled faculty in the past five years; 25 across four departments- State of the science and globally unique research facilities
  2. 2. A Need for Environmental Health Programs
  3. 3. B.S. in Environmental Health Science- National accreditation allows student to access unique opportunitieswith the U.S. Public Health Service- Toxicology, Environmental Chemistry, Epidemiology,Biostatistics, Risk Assessment, Environmental Laware required courses…- Sustainability themes throughout the degree- Internship is required in the practice of EH- Research is encouraged and supported- Many career options; marketability- Significant national needs

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