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Environmental Science and Policy

College of Liberal Arts

CSULB students walk on campus

Director: Paul Laris

Department Office: LA4 101E
Telephone: 562-985-1862
Email: prog–

Faculty: Richard J. Behl (Geological Sciences) Stuart R. Berryhill (Chemistry and Biochemistry), Suzanne Dallman (Geography), Esteban Fernandez-Juricic (Biological Sciences), Stanley C. Finney (Geological Sciences), Darwin C. Hall (Economics), George Hart (English), Gregory J. Holk (Geological Sciences), Kevin Kelley (Biology), Daniel O. Larson (Anthropology), Wade E. Martin (Economics), Andrew Z. Mason (Biological Sciences), Steve Mezyk (Chemistry), Christine M. Rodrigue (Geography), Lora Stevens (Geology), Dean Toji (Asian Am Stud), Reza Toossi (Engineering), Suzanne P. Wechsler (Geography), Christine Whitcraft (Biology)

Undergraduate Advisors: Paul Laris

Administrative Support Coordinator: Austin Beahm

Career Possibilities

Environmental Analyst • Teacher • Ecologist • Geochemist • Environmental Impact Report Writer • Community Development Specialist • Urban Planner • Mass Media (Journalism, Radio, Television) • Environmental Advocate • Consultant • Public Relations • Public Policy Administrator • Environmental Law • Environmental Health • Environmental Economics • Environmental Toxicology • Green Business (For more information, see


The Environmental Science and Policy (ES&P) degrees program is jointly housed in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, reflecting its inherent interdisciplinary nature. A Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science as well as a minor are available. See the ES&P web-page for details. We highly encourage B.A. students to double major or seek a minor in a closely related discipline such as anthropology, economics, geography, international studies or political science. Students in the B.S. degree program are encouraged to double major or seek a minor in anthropology, biology, chemistry, earth science, ecology, economics, geography, geology, or political science.