A Bachelor of Science or BSc is an undergraduate study program that usually lasts between three and five years. While enrolled in school, students have the opportunity to take general and specialized classes to obtain credit for graduation.
Natural sciences studies teach how the scientific method can be applied to the study of nature and the universe. There may be many opportunities for specialization in a specific branch such as Earth science, physics or chemistry.
Central American and Caribbean nations are rich in culture, history and culture. They are proud of their ancient history, and most of the citizens take pride and joy in showing their country to international eyes. The unique cultural scenery provides a one-of-a-kind encounter that is inseparable from a feeling of excitement and experience. Central America is the ideal place to ground oneself in while enjoying more than a few of life’s greatest pleasures.
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The Bachelor of Science in Biology aims to prepare professionals capable of understanding biological processes, with a multidisciplinary approach. [+]
The Bachelor of Science in Marine Sciences presents an interdisciplinary curriculum, which works on developing the students’ knowledge, skills and fundamental attitudes of the marine sciences, and the application of these to environmental scientific research, to the management of marine resources, the responsible use of these, and the conservation of the marine and coastal ecosystems. [+]
A career in chemistry can not only provide a good living, but allow the student to work on exciting problems in medicine, the environment and many other critical issues facing the world. [+]
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
The chemistry department is located in the top floor of the Science building on the upper campus. Chemistry majors earn a BS degree which allows them to enter graduate schools and train to obtain MS or Ph.D. degrees.
There over 800,000 trained chemists currently working in the United States. The average starting salary for BS chemists is about $40,000 per year. For Ph.D. chemists, the starting salaries average over $75,000. In addition to industrial and research jobs, many chemists pursue a career in teaching..
A career in chemistry can not only provide a good living, but allow the student to work on exciting problems in medicine, the environment and many other critical issues facing the world.... [-]
The dual degree program offers a great deal of flexibility to students. Students follow a course of studies similar or identical to those taken by many of our science majors, while adding certain required courses. [+]
Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics is available only for students who complete the dual degree engineering program. Through this program, students spend approximately three years at the University of the Virgin Islands and complete the degree at a participating institution.
At the end of the program, the student receives a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from the University of the Virgin Islands, and a Bachelor of Science in his or her chosen field of engineering from the affiliated university. A student may also opt to complete another existing UVI bachelors degree by completing all those requirements before enrolling at the affiliated university for the B. S. in engineering. The University of the Virgin Islands has agreements with Columbia University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Florida, University of South Carolina. The University of South Carolina and the University of Florida are members, along with the University of the Virgin Islands and Clemson University, of the SouthEast Alliance for Graduate Education to the Professoriate (SEAGEP)... [-]