The Applied Environmental Science Program (AESP) is a highly-regarded, semester-long residential program that operates under a flexible, full-day class structure that incorporates lectures and classroom learning with hands-
on activities in the field. Field activities take full advantage of the proximity to the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain.
ENV 432 Forest Ecology & Management
ENV 439 Wetland Ecology & Management
ENV 430 Wildlife Ecology & Management
ENV 411 Water Quality & Modeling (requires intro to calculus)
ENV 370 Soil Science
ENV 440 Agriculture and the Environment
Requirements: AESP courses are upper-level courses that require
students to have taken introductory biology and chemistry, and general ecology. ENV 411 also requires introductory calculus. Prerequisites may be waived at the discretion of the instructor. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding enrollment eligibility.
Costs: Home or Host Pay is available. In addition, there is a $25 technology fee that is mandatory.
If choosing to live at the Miner Institute (recommended), it is $1,350 for a two-person apartment per semester. A limited number of single rooms for $2,000 per semester.
An optional meal plan is $925 for the semester and includes weekday lunch and dinner.
For those residing on campus, there is a $1,500 scholarship available. Must have a 3.0 GPA.
Direct: student may apply and go directly to the program site from the home campus if approved
Open: open to all eligible applicants who meet stated deadlines