College of Humanities and Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

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What you'll study

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science offers the interdisciplinary education you need to become a well-rounded professional and start making a difference in the world. With a science background, you can prepare for unique roles in government or the private sector, helping combat today’s environmental challenges.

This curriculum — through courses that cover current environmental events, concerns and controversies — will help you develop a deep understanding of how scientific principles and the environment impact each other. You’ll study topics like biology and chemistry and take courses that reveal the nuances of environmental issues like environmental law and risk assessment. Additionally, you’ll expand your critical thinking, information utilization and analytical skills.

If you’re looking to help governments or businesses tackle environmental issues or prepare to pursue a graduate degree, explore the program offerings and information below to see how this program can help.

Requirements and prerequisites

You'll need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Transferring applicable prior college credits can help you finish your degree faster.

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Transfer prior college credits or have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

Today’s Issues


Study contemporary issues such as sustainability, environmental ethics, and public policy analysis.

Pace Yourself


Pursue your degree without adding stress to your schedule by taking one class at a time.

Small Class Size


Get the personal attention you deserve with classes that average 15 students or less.

Resources and Support


Enjoy access to helpful online tools including both academic and career resources.

Career Preparation


Round out your skills and knowledge by taking electives outside the environmental science program as you work toward your degree.

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program may include the following courses, please check with your Enrollment Representative for more details.

Customize your degree

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Humanities and Sciences graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science program.

Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Humanities and Sciences graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science program.

Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

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