Huxley offers a B.S. degree for students pursuing a major in environmental science. The major offers five emphases and a student and faculty design option.
For those students interested in a B.A. degree, there are five emphasis areas and a student and faculty design option.
Huxley also offers combined majors cooperatively with Woodring College of Education and the Department of Economics.
For students getting their teaching certification there is a B.A. degree in Education.
Admission to Huxley College is selective and based upon preparation and prior academic performance. Students complete required preparatory courses and make formal application to Huxley College.
Students may choose to do an emphasis in one of these areas: Freshwater Ecology, Marine Ecology, Terrestrial Ecology, Environmental Toxicology or Environmental Chemistry.
Enviornmental Science students do not have to choose an emphasis area.
Beginning in academic year 2012-13 students may choose to do an emphasis in one of the following areas: Environmental Education, Environmental Policy, Geography, Urban Planning and Sustainable Development, or Environmental Studies.
Huxley is one of two colleges to offer a student faculty design major at Western Washington University. Students must still complete the preparatory courses for either the bachelor of science or arts degree. Please contact the Huxley College admissions advisor at 360.650.3520 to make an appointment to discuss the student faculty design major.
Huxley College also offers minors (pdf) in environmental education, environmental studies, environmental science, geography, and geographic information systems.
For more information on degrees, admission policies and procedures, application, and course descriptions go to Western Washington University's general catalog, Huxley College section.