Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science


University of Phoenix

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24 Months

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Bachelor's programs

Certifications & Titles

BSc

Study Options

Distance Learning

Location

1625 W Fountainhead Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85282

Tempe

United States

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United States

Tempe

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Bachelor's programs

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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 chemistryand 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.

What you'll learn

The Bachelor of Science degree with a mathematics requirement and primary majors in natural sciences and history is designed to provide students with substantive academic content in the discipline of their choice. The degree provides an academic content area foundation for students interested in pursuing further graduate or alternative route methodology courses required for teaching certification in all states. The degree also provides an academic foundation for students interested in pursuing further graduate education necessary for postsecondary teaching positions in liberal arts at most colleges and Universities. This program does not directly prepare students for certification or licensure as a teacher. The degree also provides an academic foundation for students interested in pursuing further graduate education necessary for postsecondary teaching positions in natural science or history at most colleges and universities. Focused studies are designed to provide an interdisciplinary component that will increase the student's breadth of learning. The program will provide workers in business and government, as well as education, with learning that promotes critical thinking, information utilization, collaboration, communication, and analytical skills essential to effective and efficient work productivity.