Department of Environmental and Technological Studies



Our programs foster environmental and technological literacy and prepare students to connect science, technology, society and the environment through research and assessment.


Environmental Science/Studies (B.S., BES)

Our environmental science program has a natural science focus and will prepare you for research and leadership positions in science and environmental professions or for graduate programs.

Our environmental studies students select courses from the social and natural sciences. We prepare you for environmentally-based careers that include management, research and regulation enforcement.

Technology Education (B.S.)

We are the only technology education program in Minnesota accredited by NCATE/ITEEA/CTET. You'll graduate with a license to teach technology education in grades 5-12. Our program incorporates standards based technology education with Project Lead the Way.

Technology Management

Our technology management program is accredited by the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT). We prepare students for technology-based positions in two areas:


We also offer environmental and technology studies minors. Either is an excellent combination with majors such as biology, chemistry, geography, marketing, general business, graphic design and social sciences.


Technology Education (M.S.)

We give students the philosophical background and contemporary strategies for teaching technology.