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Climate Science

…can create several feet of snowfall here, while thirty miles away it’s blue skies and fifteen degrees warmer. Understanding the influence of our location on the atmosphere will improve weather forecasts and simulated scenarios of climate change. You will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty, using computer models…

This is how we do natural resources. Woman with fish.

Natural Resources

…as living laboratories and natural playgrounds. Expect to get out often as part of your classwork in natural resources. You will be working closely with faculty who will immerse you in the wildlife, fisheries, forests, wetlands, streams, and lakes of this northern ecosystem. You will have experiences tracking wolves, monitoring…

Student studying the skeleton

Pre-Health Care

…and broadly as you pursue your field of interest. You may choose to major in biology or chemistry while taking courses that meet professional school admissions requirements. Working with faculty, you will plan for health-related extracurricular activities plus internships, research, job shadowing, paid positions, and volunteering. Related At Northland, we…

Wildlife Ecology student

Writing

…of this major. We fully immerse you not only in how to write but how to present your work. Northland is home to a vibrant community of writers—students, staff, and faculty publish their writing, regularly give public readings, and work with visiting writers who conduct workshops and read at the…

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Welcome to the Northland College fitness and recreation center, an 8,000 square foot, open floor space for recreation, conditioning, physical training, and wellness programs. Newly renovated in 2014, the facility is open to students, faculty, and staff. Features bouldering wall strength machines, spin bikes, treadmills, and elliptical trainers free weights…

Chemistry student in the lab

Chemistry

Expect to go way beyond the periodic table with this major. You will get a broad scientific background that provides a solid foundation in chemistry, math, and physics. You will also get into the lab. You will be encouraged to take part in student-faculty collaborative research or to pursue an…

Education Major Danon Briggs

Education

…of children and adolescents. We also give you an environmental background that so many schools are looking for today. In fact, over ninety-five percent of our education majors from the last five years are employed in the K-12 field. Join classmates and committed faculty who will get to know you…

Student in the library

English

Adore books and all things literary? Then you will love this. Working closely with faculty and peers who share your passion, you will study American and British literary traditions, approaches to creative writing, and a variety of specialty studies, including third world literature, science fiction, nature writing, and women’s studies….

Geology

…connections. Geology Major (BS) requirements Geology Minor requirements Tom Fitz Professor of Geoscience Affiliated Faculty, Burke Center Tom Fitz Cait Livsey Visiting Assistant Professor of Geoscience Cait Livsey David Ullman Associate Professor of Geoscience Faculty Council President Affiliated Faculty, Burke Center David Ullman Art Biology Business Administration Business Management* Chemistry…