Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences in North America

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Natural Sciences

A BSc stands for Bachelor of Science, and it is an undergraduate academic degree. Depending on the particular program, students who earn a BSc may choose to enter into a career or continue their education and earn an advanced degree.

In a natural sciences academic program, many branches of the field might be explored in depth with the goal of observing and learning about nature. Some of these branches may include astronomy, biology, physics, ecology and chemistry.

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Bachelor in Biology

Waldorf University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Forest City

Biology students may choose between the Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree tracks. Both tracks share the same core of biology and supporting courses in mathematics and sciences, but differ in focus. [+]

The Biology Department at Waldorf University seeks to prepare its students to take on various leadership roles in solving problems facing human societies. This requires that students learn to think critically and analytically – students must be successful not only in the classroom, but in their ability to use the tools of science. To accomplish this, the Department offers students a choice of programs that will prepare them for success either in graduate and professional schools, or for employment directly after graduation. In addition to these programs, the Waldorf Biology Department offers students opportunities that will help them become leaders in their chosen careers. Our alumni enjoy careers in human medicine (e.g., physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, pharmacists), veterinary medicine, ecology (e.g., conservationists, marine biologists, park rangers), laboratory technology, education, and others.... [-]


BS in Biology

Cottey College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Nevada

Biology is the study of living organisms and vital processes. Biologists investigate the structure, function, hereditary, and evolution of all living things – microorganisms, fungi, plants, and animals. These life forms are studied at all levels: molecule, cell, organism, and population. Through lab work and field work, biology majors acquire a basic understanding of organisms, their habitats, and the processes that govern their life activities. [+]

Program Description

Biology is the study of living organisms and vital processes. Biologists investigate the structure, function, hereditary, and evolution of all living things – microorganisms, fungi, plants, and animals. These life forms are studied at all levels: molecule, cell, organism, and population. Through lab work and field work, biology majors acquire a basic understanding of organisms, their habitats, and the processes that govern their life activities.

Biology student presents her research on Bioluminescent Bacteria

At Cottey, we want to make sure that your biology education includes a broad range of topics and not just those that directly relate to biology. It’s important to have a strong background in scientific communication, leadership, and experiential learning, skills that will help you succeed not just at Cottey but throughout your career. Those skills are built into the biology curriculum and into our co-curricular offerings. At Cottey,... [-]


B.S. in Applied Mathematics

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Bradford

Math is the universal language. If you are interested in learning more about this language, then our applied mathematics major may be a great choice for you. [+]

B.S. in Applied Mathematics

Description

Program Contact: Dr. Marius Buliga

Math is the universal language. If you are interested in learning more about this language, then our applied mathematics major may be a great choice for you. As an applied mathematics major, you'll use math to understand real-world problems like population growth and AIDS-related issues. You'll work on some interesting projects: Ranking sports teams. Looking into renewable energy alternatives. Investing. You may even get a chance to co-write a paper with one of your professors. And get it published in a math journal. Think how good that will look on a resume. And, there are many career options for math graduates. With the knowledge that you'll have, you'll be needed in many areas: Science and technology. Banking. Civil service. The computer industry. Or, you can go to graduate school to earn a master's or doctoral degree. What you can do with a degree in Applied Mathematics. Suggested 4-year plan of study. ... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biology

Mansfield University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Mansfield

The Department of Biology at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with optional concentrations in Cell and Molecular Biology, Environmental Biology, Fisheries, and Medical Laboratory Sciences. Students may also choose to complete the general Biology degree without a concentration. [+]

The Department of Biology at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with optional concentrations in Cell and Molecular Biology, Environmental Biology, Fisheries, and Medical Laboratory Sciences. Students may also choose to complete the general Biology degree without a concentration. A feature of all Biology curricula (with the exception of Medical Laboratory Sciences) is the requirement to complete an undergraduate research project.

All concentrations meet the minimum requirements for medical schools. Many Biology graduates become technicians in hospitals and research laboratories. Others go into sales positions with medical and pharmaceutical supply companies, while still others find employment in the environmental and ecological fields. Those students preparing for a career in medicine may meet the minimum requirements for medical, dental, chiropractic, veterinary, and physical therapy schools with proper course selection.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Physics

Susquehanna University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Selinsgrove

Our physics students are challenged by a mix of classical physics and ground-breaking new methods. Add to that a 3-2 cooperative agreement with Columbia University's engineering program, and you really can have it all at Susquehanna. [+]

Think about the world in a new way

And prepare to change it.

Our physics students are challenged by a mix of classical physics and ground-breaking new methods. Add to that a 3-2 cooperative agreement with Columbia University's engineering program, and you really can have it all at Susquehanna.

Classical physics courses in mechanics, electricity and magnetism, optics, and electronics—with select classes in quantum area-give you the foundational knowledge to continue your education, step into a career or teach the next generation of Einsteins. You won't find this a range of specialties and options at other schools that are as personal as Susquehanna.

Cutting-edge teaching techniques center on learning and applying your new-found knowledge with real-life, fun, applications. You'll crack eggs and smash Lego castles as part of your education. It's problem-solving in real time.... [-]


B.S. in Geology

University of Hawaii, Hilo
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Hilo

The bachelor of science degree in geology is a rigorous program that prepares students for the graduate study of work as a professional geologist. [+]

The bachelor of science degree in geology is a rigorous program that prepares students for the graduate study of work as a professional geologist. The bachelor of arts degree is similar but is intended for students interested in careers in science education or natural resource management. Minors in geology and earth-space science are available for students who wish to major in marine science, astronomy, geography, or natural science.

photo of CSAV student with lava The Center for the Study of Active Volcanoes (CSAV) is a training and outreach program established by the Hawaiʻi State Legislature in 1989. Located in the UH Hilo Geology Building, CSAV's mission is to provide training and information on volcanic and natural hazards that occur in Hawaiʻi and worldwide. This is done through a variety of programs: public outreach, including visits to schools and the presentation of public lectures and symposia; a summer program training scientists from developing nations in techniques in volcanic hazards monitoring and response; several research projects; and the production of public informational programs on natural hazards preparedness and response for Hawaiʻi residents.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Peru State College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Peru

The mathematics program strives to fulfill Peru State College’s mission of education, research and public service through three objectives. First, the program is to provide general mathematics courses in support of the majors and programs provided by Peru State College. [+]

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

The mathematics program strives to fulfill Peru State College’s mission of education, research and public service through three objectives. First, the program is to provide general mathematics courses in support of the majors and programs provided by Peru State College. Second, the program is to provide mathematics courses necessary for students who pursue teaching careers in mathematics. Finally, the program is to prepare students for work in industry or to pursue graduate work in mathematics and statistics.

Program Options

The Mathematics Major has two options, a Mathematics option and a Mathematics Education option (field endorsement). If the Mathematics Education option is chosen, attention must be given to the additional coursework requirements for entrance into the Secondary Teacher Education program and to the professional semester. Mathematics is a field endorsement in the Teacher Education program.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Geology

West Virginia University
Campus 4 years August 2019 USA Morgantown

Geologists look back millions of years in the past, conduct experiments in the present and predict what the earth’s future might be. An interdisciplinary science drawing on physics, chemistry, biology and more, Geology trains you to study the natural resources that shape our lives today. [+]

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Geologists look back millions of years in the past, conduct experiments in the present and predict what the earth’s future might be. An interdisciplinary science drawing on physics, chemistry, biology and more, Geology trains you to study the natural resources that shape our lives today.

West Virginia is rich with unique resources and close to the natural laboratory of the Appalachian mountains. Our Department brings students out into the field and works closely with the energy and environmental industries and with the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey. Training in the field and in the lab with cutting-edge technology prepares you for a wide range of careers or graduate studies.... [-]


Bachelor of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

Trine University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Angola

The McKetta Department of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering is designed to deliver a practical hands-on, rigorous learning experience that has consistently yielded national award-winning, sought-after graduates. [+]

Bachelor of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

The McKetta Department of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering is designed to deliver a practical hands-on, rigorous learning experience that has consistently yielded national award-winning, sought-after graduates. Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the program supports minors in Bio-Process Engineering and Environmental Engineering and offers elective courses in Biochemical Engineering, Bio- Separations, Plant Management, Polymer Engineering, Pharmaceutical Processes, Energy Engineering and numerous undergraduate research projects.

The Experience

Guided by faculty with engineering work experiences from industry-leading companies such as Pfizer, Shell Oil, Koch industries and doctorates from Yale, Rice, Michigan State and Wayne State Universities, chemical engineering students benefit from a truly exceptional experience. The department faculty makes sure that students obtain the skills and preparation that are needed to be successful in their future professional and academic careers.... [-]


BS or BA Mathematics

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Denver

Mathematics is a fundamental tool for the modern world. Mathematical analysis and modeling assist in weather forecasting and earthquake prediction, in the design of aircraft and electronic devices, in the development of secret codes for the secure transmission of information and in financial analysis and economic forecasting. [+]

BS or BA Mathematics

Mathematics is a fundamental tool for the modern world. Mathematical analysis and modeling assist in weather forecasting and earthquake prediction, in the design of aircraft and electronic devices, in the development of secret codes for the secure transmission of information and in financial analysis and economic forecasting.

The program in mathematics at D.U. prepares you for the many opportunities in these fields. Our students move on to careers in high-tech industries, the aerospace industry, the information management world, teaching and more. Some students may choose to pursue graduate work in mathematics, computer science or other fields.

The BS and BA in Mathematics provide a strong foundation in mathematics with a particular emphasis on the development of logical and analytical problem-solving skills. This major is often combined with a major or minor in an application area such as natural sciences, computer science, or business. Career opportunities include mathematical analyst, scientific applications programmer, programmer analyst, actuary, and teacher.... [-]


B.S. in Biology

Fresno Pacific University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Fresno

As a biology major at Fresno Pacific University, you’ll explore big questions and learn to navigate faith and science in your studies. Courses will take you to diverse habitats, from studying the principles of ecology at Kings Canyon National Park to analyzing fish behavior along California’s Central Coast. You'll cover a range of topics, including molecular biology, global ecosystems, human biology and the diversity of life, preparing for a range of careers in science and beyond. [+]

Overview

As a biology major at Fresno Pacific University, you’ll explore big questions and learn to navigate faith and science in your studies. Courses will take you to diverse habitats, from studying the principles of ecology at Kings Canyon National Park to analyzing fish behavior along California’s Central Coast. You'll cover a range of topics, including molecular biology, global ecosystems, human biology and the diversity of life, preparing for a range of careers in science and beyond. Study under professors who have specialized in a wide range of topics, from bacteria to insects to trees to fluid dynamics, and explore opportunities to delve into research projects. With a B.S., you’ll gain a greater depth of foundational coursework in the major as you work toward a research capstone.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biology

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Edmond

Today's competitive, rapidly changing world requires depth and agility in the workplace. To prepare students to meet these challenges, U.C.O. and the College of Mathematics and Science provides students with opportunities for life-changing intellectual experiences that take place both inside and beyond the classroom. We call this "Transformative Learning." [+]

Today's competitive, rapidly changing world requires depth and agility in the workplace. To prepare students to meet these challenges, U.C.O. and the College of Mathematics and Science provides students with opportunities for life-changing intellectual experiences that take place both inside and beyond the classroom. We call this "Transformative Learning." Transformative Learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experiences.

Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology provides students with employment opportunities in either the public or private sector. The program of study includes educational and scientific training needed to gain admission to graduate or professional schools.... [-]


BS in Biological Sciences

Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Campus 4 years September 2019 USA Weatherford

The B.S. Biological Sciences degree prepares students for entry into well over a hundred different career paths. The biological sciences faculty are experienced advisors and will help you select a path that best suits you. [+]

Overview

The B.S. Biological Sciences degree prepares students for entry into well over a hundred different career paths. The biological sciences faculty are experienced advisors and will help you select a path that best suits you.

Your college education will involve more than taking courses. During your pursuit of a biological sciences degree, you will have the opportunity to attend seminars delivered by on- and off-campus speakers on a variety of biology-related topics, the chance to conduct research at SWOSU or another institution or research center, the chance to attend or even present at a state, regional, national, or international scientific meeting, or the opportunity to use your education in service to the university and community. You should visit other areas on this site to find out more about this part of your education.... [-]


B.S. in Applied Meteorology

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2019 USA Prescott

The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Meteorology provides a practical understanding of the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere and prepares the graduate for a range of meteorologist positions in government, military, or as researchers or aviation meteorologists in the private sector. [+]

The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Meteorology provides a practical understanding of the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere and prepares the graduate for a range of meteorologist positions in government, military, or as researchers or aviation meteorologists in the private sector. Emphasis is placed on applying theory to operational weather forecasting and decision-making for weather-sensitive industries. Students use a state-of-the-art Meteorology Lab and computer-equipped classrooms to understand and forecast complex atmospheric phenomena ranging from severe thunderstorms and tornadoes, to cyclones, fronts, and jet streams, to global climate and how it is changing.

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Bachelor of Science in General Chemistry

University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Florence

The chemistry major with the general chemistry option prepares students for a variety of possible careers in chemistry laboratories and in chemistry-related fields like forensics or pharmaceutical sales. It is also excellent preparation for pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, medical technology, and similar programs. Requirements for the general chemistry major include prescribed ancillary courses in computer science, mathematics, and physics. A minor or a second major is also required. [+]

The Department of Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene offers two major programs: a chemistry major program and an industrial hygiene major program; and a chemistry minor program. Those majoring in chemistry may choose from the professional chemistry option (intended for those interested in graduate school or being an industrial chemist), the general chemistry option (intended for pre-professional students), or the professional biochemistry option (intended for those interested in graduate school or medical profession).

The chemistry major with the general chemistry option prepares students for a variety of possible careers in chemistry laboratories and in chemistry-related fields like forensics or pharmaceutical sales. It is also excellent preparation for pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, medical technology, and similar programs. Requirements for the general chemistry major include prescribed ancillary courses in computer science, mathematics, and physics. A minor or a second major is also required. The following table lists the courses required to obtain a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a major in general chemistry.... [-]