BSc Program in Natural Sciences in North America

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Students who earn a BSc (Bachelor of Science) have the opportunity to begin a career in their chosen field of study. A BSc in both science-related and non-science fields can be earned at schools all over the world.

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

University of South Carolina Upstate
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Spartanburg

The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, the Bachelor of Arts in computer information systems and the Bachelor of Science degree in computer science (ABET accredited). Minors are offered in mathematics and computer science. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2017. The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, the Bachelor of Arts in computer information systems and the Bachelor of Science degree in computer science (ABET accredited). Minors are offered in mathematics and computer science. Prospective Students The Mathematics program at USC Upstate is a progressive program that offers two focus areas for students with different interests: The Mathematics Focus provides a traditional program that prepares students for graduate studies in Mathematics or closely related areas. The Statistics Focus trains students who will use statistical methodologies and modes to analyze data in order to make decisions and to draw conclusions. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Earth Systems Sustainability

University of North Alabama
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Florence

The University of North Alabama Earth Systems Sustainability program leads to a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science Degree. The major and minor provide opportunities for students to examine the inter-disciplinary nature of sustainable concerns and practices which continue to emerge and evolve regionally, nationally, and globally. [+]

The University of North Alabama Earth Systems Sustainability program leads to a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science Degree. The major and minor provide opportunities for students to examine the inter-disciplinary nature of sustainable concerns and practices which continue to emerge and evolve regionally, nationally, and globally. Majors will develop a broad view of challenges and experience opportunities to develop solutions as they examine the inter-relationships of physical systems and human systems. The undergraduate major is situated in the Earth Sciences; these include--climate, energy, natural resources, food systems, and water issues. Using three basic perspectives of environment, society, and economics, the curriculum requirements allow students to pursue areas of interests through its flexibility. The program prepares the student for graduate studies or for entering careers where knowledge and problem solving skills related to sustainable practice are desired. [-]

B.S. in Astronomy

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Prescott

The Bachelor of Science in Astronomy program gives students the tools and the knowledge they need to reach for the stars. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2017. The Bachelor of Science in Astronomy program gives students the tools and the knowledge they need to reach for the stars. Working in the Campus Observatory Complex, an exceptional environment that takes advantage of Prescott’s high altitude and clear skies, students get to master astrophysics, quantum mechanics and more through hands-on experiences with the instruments that unlock the secrets of the skies. Students also have access to the Hubble Space Telescope and research programs at NASA and the National Science Foundation. While most astronomers hold advanced degrees, there are astronomy careers that do not require graduate study, including spaced-based and ground-based observatory technician and operators, astronomical instrumentation development, commercial and military satellite operations, secondary education, science journalism, and financial analysis. The Bachelor of Science in Astronomy degree is housed in the Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences. B.S. in Astronomy The Bachelor of Science in Astronomy is a program designed to prepare students for work in space-related and aerospace-related industries, academic and government research laboratories, graduate studies in astronomy and astrophysics, and other careers such as science education. Astronomy is the study of celestial objects such as planets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies, as well as the Universe as a whole. Astronomers apply the fundamental laws of physics to celestial objects to understand the appearance and behavior of those objects. Students will explore objects ranging from the nearby (e.g., the Solar System) to the farthest reaches of the Universe... [-]

Bachelor of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

Trine University
Campus Full time September 2017 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 Bio-chemical 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. Students will typically have multiple work experiences through professional internships or Co-ops before they graduate. In addition, students are exposed to numerous plant trips, professional and academic speakers, and have an industrial mentor. The Results Students in the program have won ten national awards in the last five years. Recent graduates have succeeded in both large, Fortune 500 companies such as DuPont, Pfizer and Parker as well as small regional companies. Typically about 20% of our graduates pursue academic or research professions by continuing their formal education in graduate schools. In the last five years, we have placed graduates in schools such as Yale, Notre Dame, University of Michigan, and the... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 USA Williamsport

This major prepares students to work in all phases of new plastics product development. Graduates may work in plastics operations in which engineers pass plans and projects to management, who must carry out the planning, organization, and delivery of manufactured products. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2017. This major prepares students to work in all phases of new plastics product development. Graduates may work in plastics operations in which engineers pass plans and projects to management, who must carry out the planning, organization, and delivery of manufactured products. Emphasis is on the skills needed to lead projects and interface with engineering and development teams, as well as development of competencies in the science of polymer materials, test procedures, designing for manufacturability, large quantity processing, and quality assurance. Students have the opportunity to prepare for management and supervisory positions, as well as technical positions, sales, service, or research. Career Opportunities Production manager/engineering technologist, materials technologist, process engineering technologist, research and development technologist, product development management, mold and die development specialist, sales and service representative, engineer assistant, facilities manager, quality control specialist. Recommended High School Subjects A strong background in high school math and sciences is desired. An awareness of computer science equipment and software also is desired. Program Goals A graduate of this major should be able to: select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of plastics and polymer engineering technology to broadly defined plastics and polymer engineering technology activities. select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to plastic and polymer engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies. conduct standard tests and measurements; conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and apply experimental results to improve processes. design... [-]

Bachelor Chemistry

California State University Bakersfield
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Bakersfield

Chemistry is the central science that encompasses the study of matter in all its forms. This branch of science describes the fundamental structures, composition, and characteristics of atoms and molecules, which leads to an understanding of chemical reactivity. This chemical insight provides a broad foundation for all physical and biological sciences, opening up a variety of academic and professional pursuits. [+]

Ignite your future. Chemistry is the central science that encompasses the study of matter in all its forms. This branch of science describes the fundamental structures, composition, and characteristics of atoms and molecules, which leads to an understanding of chemical reactivity. This chemical insight provides a broad foundation for all physical and biological sciences, opening up a variety of academic and professional pursuits. Studying chemistry requires a multidisciplinary approach that incorporates other areas of study such as biology, computer science, mathematics and physics. The diverse interests of chemists are reflected in the sub-disciplines of the field, such as analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry. California State University, Bakersfield offers four tracks leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry. BS in Chemistry BS in Chemistry with ACS Certification BS in Chemistry with a Concentration in Management and Marketing BS in Chemistry with a Concentration in Occupational Safety and Health Management Students at CSUB enjoy small class sizes, individual attention from their professors, high-tech laboratory equipment, and the opportunity to conduct hands-on research as undergraduates. Department Information Mission Statement The mission of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at California State University, Bakersfield is to educate graduates who are prepared to be successful in a career path in chemistry or biochemistry, have the ability to learn on their own, can be an effective team member in a diverse environment, have scientific integrity, and are effective at communicating chemistry to professional and lay audiences. To complete this mission, the department... [-]

BS or BA Mathematics

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2017. 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 DU 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. [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Engineering

Saint Francis University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 USA Loretto

Environmental engineering is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. Why? Because we help people stay healthy. Environmental engineers use the principles of science and math to manage ecosystems, restore polluted lands, and protect our soil, air, and water resources. [+]

Is Environmental Engineering for you? Environmental engineering is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. Why? Because we help people stay healthy. Environmental engineers use the principles of science and math to manage ecosystems, restore polluted lands, and protect our soil, air, and water resources. These natural resources are just what people need to lead healthy and productive lives and, so, environmental engineers are in high demand. Environmental Engineering, Ecological Engineering Concentration, B.S. Environmental Engineering, Renewable Energy Concentration, B.S. Why Environmental Engineering at SFU? Our students prepare to be leaders in the environmental engineering profession by focusing on five transferable skill sets: Lab-scale experimentation. Field-scale design. Theory and computer modeling. Written and oral communication. Ethical decision making. We seek to develop these skills through extra-curricular activities, summer research/internships, service-learning, and, of course, classes. The table in the Curriculum tab summarizes the general structure of our curriculum. Real World Projects Real world experience is the hallmark of environmental engineering at SFU. In our program you will learn to use math and science to solve some of the most important problems facing society today and we believe that you should start putting your skills to good use even before you graduate. Our students design projects for class, work through paid internships and summer research, and conduct engineering service both here in Pennsylvania and abroad. By combining classroom learning with authentic projects, our students develop the wide variety of skills needed to be successful in the rapidly growing field of... [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Science

Paul Smith's College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Paul Smiths

Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science - Students in our Environmental Science program have a rare opportunity to gain direct experience in field studies within the 6-million acre Adirondack Park. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2017. Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science Students in our Environmental Science program have a rare opportunity to gain direct experience in field studies within the 6-million acre Adirondack Park. The campus is surrounded by lakes, streams and forests, making it a prime location to learn about ecosystems, environmental issues and the collaboration among people who work together to make a better environment. In your first days on campus, you begin your journey by working in the field, immediately learning about field techniques through active participation. You’ll continue with field studies in your upper division courses. The program allows students to tailor their coursework to their interests within this broad field of science. You’ll have the following opportunities to develop the knowledge and skills you need to enter the growing field of environmental science: Participate in biological and habitat surveys of forests, lakes, wetlands and streams. Study environmental issues related to soil and water conservation, land uses and water quality. Analyze data and present the findings through written or verbal communications. Work closely with faculty on senior capstone research projects. Participate in long-term ecological studies at our Smitty Creek Watershed project. Work with the Adirondack Watershed Institute on research, citizen outreach and hands-on stewardship to preserve water quality and manage invasive species. Our faculty are dedicated to helping our students engage in a breadth of activities that will make them ready for employment. Our standard eight-semester sequence provides opportunities for summer employment, internships and... [-]

B.S. in Agriculture and Natural Resources

University of Delaware
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Newark

By choosing courses in Animal and Food Sciences; Applied Economics and Statistics; Entomology and Wildlife Ecology; and Plant and Soil Sciences, students gain practical experience in the various subjects that make up the field of agriculture and natural resources. [+]

FEED THE WORLD, PROTECT THE PLANET We offer an interdisciplinary major with the same name as our college. There has never been a more immediate and pressing need for agriculture and natural resource professionals than now. The field of agriculture and natural resources needs generalists to educate others, and address real-world problems of feeding the world and protecting the planet. With a working farm right on main campus, students have unparalleled access to a 350-acre classroom, where they gain practical experience by actively testing their knowledge in real-world settings. Students regularly engage with faculty from each of the college’s departments for hands-on experiences, research opportunities and connections to communities. What’s special about this program? Students in the major experience all that the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has to offer. By choosing courses in Animal and Food Sciences; Applied Economics and Statistics; Entomology and Wildlife Ecology; and Plant and Soil Sciences, students gain practical experience in the various subjects that make up the field of agriculture and natural resources. Students have flexibility in their curriculum, allowing them to sample different areas while making them appealing to employers looking for graduates with diverse backgrounds in agriculture and natural resources. AREAS OF STUDY Wildlife Conservation & Ecology Insects and Society Food for Thought Animals, Science & Society Crop Science Soil Science Statistics Economics of Agriculture and Natural Resources CAREER OPTIONS Poultry Company Management Agricultural Research Crop Consulting Animal Care Environmental Control Farm Manager Cooperative Extension Agent Agricultural Education Agricultural Sales Animal... [-]

BSc in Geology

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

This degree attracts students who are curious about geologic hazards, the evolution of the Earth, and what lies beneath the landscape. The program incorporates field-work, laboratory experience, and specialized computer programs that help unveil the secrets of the Earth’s infrastructure. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2017. Available Emphasis Areas: Applied Geology - Emphasis Geophysics - Emphasis Paleontology - Emphasis This degree attracts students who are curious about geologic hazards, the evolution of the Earth, and what lies beneath the landscape. The program incorporates field-work, laboratory experience, and specialized computer programs that help unveil the secrets of the Earth’s infrastructure. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Geology? Do earthquakes, landslides, and tsunamis intrigue you? Are you fascinated by volcanoes, canyons, and dinosaurs? Want a career that keeps you grounded while letting you travel through time? Then consider a B.S. in Geology from Northern Arizona University. Here, you can study nature most dramatic events and discover where precious resources like water, minerals, and fossil fuels are found, and why. As you study, you can also learn more about careers in geoscience research, resource discovery and management, and education. You will experience an interdisciplinary approach to earth science, and will gain critical skills with field and analytical techniques. You'll find plenty of opportunities to work on faculty research projects and be encouraged to design your own studies, too. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Consulting firm Engineering firm Marketing and research firm Mining company With further education, one of these paths is possible: Geophysicist Mining engineer Paleontologist Petroleum geologist University Requirements To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Biology

College of Coastal Georgia
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Brunswick

The Department of Natural Sciences (DNS) offers a baccalaureate degree in biological science that prepares students for careers as professional biologists in a wide variety of fields. Our program offers three tracks of study: Coastal Ecology, Teacher Education at the Secondary level or a Pre-Professional pathway, for students who plan to go into medicine, veterinary medicine, bio-medical science, dentistry, pharmacy or physical therapy. [+]

Bachelor of Science in Biology The Department of Natural Sciences (DNS) offers a baccalaureate degree in biological science that prepares students for careers as professional biologists in a wide variety of fields. Our program offers three tracks of study: Coastal Ecology, Teacher Education at the Secondary level or a Pre-Professional pathway, for students who plan to go into medicine, veterinary medicine, bio-medical science, dentistry, pharmacy or physical therapy. Students will be immersed in interactive classroom and laboratory experiences as well as field experiences relating to their chosen track. The innovative and rigorous curriculum will prepare students for graduate studies in a chosen bio-medical science profession, or career opportunities such as secondary school science education, natural resource management, and ecological research. Our Mission Statement The mission of the Department of Natural Sciences at the College of Coastal Georgia is to foster the knowledge and ability to explore the complex and diverse natural world at all levels of organization and to promote the intellectual growth of the liberal arts student within the framework of the scientific perspective. Specific goals include: Encouraging active learning through laboratory experiments and outdoor field experiences that utilize and instill an appreciation for the unique coastal environmental resources Providing opportunities to participate in scientific research, internships, and service within the local community Developing critical thinking skills that facilitate independent thought and creative expression Preparing students for careers in the natural sciences and for admission to graduate programs and professional schools. Why Biology at Coastal Georgia? The College’s coastal... [-]

Transfer Bachelor in Agriculture and Crop Science

Ancilla College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Donaldson

Take your first two years of Agriculture here at Ancilla College and transfer to a four-year school to finish out the bachelor's degree. Or, go straight to the workforce, starting your career on one of the many farms in our area or in the corporate farming industry. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2017. Take your first two years of Agriculture here at Ancilla College and transfer to a four-year school to finish out the bachelor's degree. Or, go straight to the workforce, starting your career on one of the many farms in our area or in the corporate farming industry. We have agreements with nearly 20 four-year schools that guarantee qualified applicants placement and relationships with local businesses to help you get work. Why an Agriculture Degree? Agriculture has many, many different career options. Agriculture is about understanding biology and plant life, crops and biosystems, food and food safety, food science, production and sustainability in addition to cows, plows, farms, and farming. An associate degree in this field will help qualify you for the breadth of modern-day agriculture, helping you thrive in this vibrant career field. Agriculture is a new program at Ancilla College, available now for registration. Apply! Classes include: AGRI 101 — Fundamentals of Horticulture AGRI 102 — Introduction to Animal Agriculture AGRI 104 — Introduction to Agricultural Systems AGRI 105 — Soil Sciences and Crop Production AGRI 203 — Agriculture Microeconomics AGRI 230 — Management Methods in Agriculture Business Suggested Schedule of Classes Usual First Semester Courses Microeconomics in Agribusiness Usual Second Semester Courses Soil Sciences and Crop Production Third semester Biology of Companion Animal Animal Science (Physiology of Domestic Farm Animals) Fourth Semester Zoology What are my career options with this program? Farmer Seed technician Inspector Farming industry analyst Conservation officer... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Chicago State University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 USA Chicago

The Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry consists of four Options: General Chemistry; Industrial Chemistry; Biochemistry; and Secondary Teaching Option in Chemistry. [+]

Chemistry Degree Options The Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry consists of four Options: General Chemistry: Students following this Option prepare for research, industrial, and governmental careers or for graduate study in chemistry or related fields. Students completing this Option will receive a degree certified by the American Chemical Society. Industrial Chemistry: This Option serves students preparing for positions in science industries or in technical sales. Biochemistry: Students who wish to prepare for careers in biomedical research or to gain admission to medical, dental, or pharmacy school usually follow this Option. Secondary Teaching Option in Chemistry: Completion of the Secondary Teaching Option in Chemistry qualifies students for an Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with an endorsement for teaching Science-Chemistry for grades 9-12 and a middle grade endorsement in general science and physical science for grades 6–8 provided that the program is completed and middle grade endorsements issued by January 31, 2018, when new middle grade endorsement rules will come into effect. Licensure requires the successful completion of the Illinois Licensure Tests of Academic Proficiency (TAP) or equivalent, Science-Chemistry Content Area test, and Assessment of Professional Teaching (Secondary 6-12). The Secondary Teaching Program is accredited by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and meets Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) standards in science education. Admissions Application Deadlines The Graduate School accepts applications on a continuous basis for most graduate programs; students interested in obtaining admission to a specific term should complete the admission process by these deadlines: Fall Term - March... [-]

Bachelor in Biochemistry

Bay Path University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Longmeadow

Earn your BS in Biology while studying scientific fundamentals and exploring the foundation of all living things. Enroll in Bay Path University’s Biochemistry program. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2017. Earn your BS in Biology while studying scientific fundamentals and exploring the foundation of all living things. Enroll in Bay Path University’s Biochemistry program. Why Biochemistry at Bay Path University? As a student of biochemistry at Bay Path University, you will delve into the chemical and molecular aspects of life sciences. Working in a laboratory setting, you collaborate with others to unlock the secrets of cells, proteins, DNA, and other molecules. Ultimately, your focus could be on the study of cancer, diabetes, or other specific diseases affecting humans, animals, and plants. Your results will contribute to the information bank for the diagnoses and treatments of these ills, improving our world. Students gain the knowledge and experience needed to pursue a variety of career paths. As a Biochemistry major, you will: Explore the reactions that occur in all living things Study the chemistry of molecules Take an array of courses in math, biology and chemistry Learn in labs equipped with the latest technology and instrumentation Pursue special research projects and activities Be eligible to participate in the Women in STEM Honors (WiSH) program Biochemistry Careers After Bay Path Biochemistry has a wide range of applications in fields as varied as medicine, food science, forensics, agriculture and pharmacology. BIOCHEMIST DOCTOR AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD SCIENTIST BIOLOGICAL TECHNICIAN CHEMIST EPIDEMIOLOLOGIST MEDICAL SCIENTIST TEACHER PHARMACIST ENGINEER RESEARCHER VETERINARIAN Take a campus tour, visit us virtually! [-]