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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.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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BSc In Mathematics For Secondary Education Initial Program - Initial Teacher Licensure

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University (GCU) offers the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education degree program to provide future middle and high school educators with the mathematics knowledge and hands-on training needed to be successful math teachers in tomorrow's diverse and rapidly changing classrooms. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Natural Sciences in North America 2017/2018. Initial Program – Leads To Initial Teacher Licensure Offered By: College of Humanities and Social Sciences Overview Prepare to Become a Licensed Math Teacher in Secondary Education Grand Canyon University (GCU) offers the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education degree program to provide future middle and high school educators with the mathematics knowledge and hands-on training needed to be successful math teachers in tomorrow's diverse and rapidly changing classrooms. The BS in math for secondary education program is available as part of a joint venture between GCU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Education. When you graduate from Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree program, you will acquire the basic skills and tools necessary to earn the secondary education certificate in math. You will also qualify for a middle grades endorsement, which will allow you to teach middle school and high school students. Programs leading to teacher certification may require practicum hours, state exams, student teaching and an institutional recommendation from GCU. Degree Outcomes Identify the Best Teaching Theories If you aspire to be a teacher candidate, you can acquire content knowledge and develop sound teaching practices based on research-based theories. This Bachelor of Science in mathematics program prepares you to use research, critical thinking and effective communication within mathematics. You may apply these skills within secondary education classrooms through required practicum and student-teacher experiences. You must complete a hands-on practicum experience to explore teaching math... [-]

BS in Applied Mathematics

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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. [+]

BS in Applied Mathematics

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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 in Chemistry

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warrensburg

The Chemistry programs at UCM provide a balanced curriculum of classroom instruction and practical laboratory experience and prepare students for many rewarding cutting edge careers. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Natural Sciences in North America 2017/2018. The Chemistry programs at UCM provide a balanced curriculum of classroom instruction and practical laboratory experience and prepare students for many rewarding cutting edge careers. Why choose Chemistry at UCM? The program is approved by the American Chemical Society. You'll have access to modern, well-equipped modern laboratories in various areas of specialization, electronic classrooms and a library study area. What will I study? Chemistry is a common and well-suited major for many of the pre professional programs (medicine, dentistry, veterinary, pharmacy, optometry) and also qualifies graduates to work as teachers or as chemists in industry and government. Courses include: Organic Chemistry Instrumental Analysis Research in Chemistry Physical Chemistry Intermediate and Advanced Biochemistry What can I do with a degree in Chemistry? Analytical Chemist Inorganic Chemist Organic Chemist Physical Chemist Research Scientist How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects. In Chemistry there are several opportunities to be involved in: American Chemical Society Sigma Pi Sigma Beta Beta Beta [-]

Bachelor in Geographic Information Science

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 USA Maryville

A comprehensive major in Geographic Information Science (GIS) prepares students for a job in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, as well as humanities and social sciences. At Northwest, students work directly with geography faculty who specialize in GIS. The interdisciplinary program is designed for students interested in spatial technology careers, including urban planning, precision agriculture, remote sensing, cartography and global positioning systems. Additionally, students have access to several state-of-the-art computer labs and the latest versions of industry-standard GIS software packages to ensure they are competitive in the job market. [+]

A comprehensive major in Geographic Information Science (GIS) prepares students for a job in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, as well as humanities and social sciences. The major has six areas of emphasis: Civil/Public Data and Technology Earth Technology Emergency Management Response Geographic Geography At Northwest, students work directly with geography faculty who specialize in GIS. The interdisciplinary program is designed for students interested in spatial technology careers, including urban planning, precision agriculture, remote sensing, cartography and global positioning systems. Additionally, students have access to several state-of-the-art computer labs and the latest versions of industry-standard GIS software packages to ensure they are competitive in the job market. For transfer students completing a vocational or technical Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degree from a regionally accredited community college, a Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in Geographical Information Systems is available. Please contact Patricia Drews (drews@nwmissouri.edu or 660.562.1273) for more information. Career Opportunities 100% of students who graduated with a degree in geography information systems obtained employment or continued their education within six months after graduation. The following is a listing of common positions for graduates with a geographic information science major: GIS Technician Marine Survey Analyst Solutions Specialist Cartography Technician Farming Entrepreneur Cartography Technician GIS Project Manager Mapping Technician Precision Agriculture *Based on self-reported data in recent years. Internships Although internships are not required in the GIS major, they are highly encouraged to gain hands-on, real-world experience. Profession-Based Learning Experiences Study Abroad is an... [-]

B.S. in Applied Meteorology

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 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. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Natural Sciences in North America 2017/2018. 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. Students in the Applied Meteorology degree may choose to pursue an Emergency Response Meteorologist or Aircraft Dispatching certificate. Emergency response meteorologists are in demand by the National Weather Service and other government agencies for incident response operations requiring quick and reliable weather-related decision support for events such as wildfires, hurricanes, floods, and hazardous material spills. Certificated aircraft dispatchers are employed by airlines to manage the ground-based tasks vital to successful airline operations, including in-flight monitoring of weather conditions. This degree meets all the requirements for undergraduate study in meteorology recommended by the American Meteorological Society, the National Weather Service, and the U.S. Air Force. All graduates also meet U.S. Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards for the position of meteorologist. The Bachelor of Science in Applied Meteorology degree is housed in the Department of Applied Aviation Sciences in the College of Aviation. Degree Requirements The Bachelor of... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Biology

William Woods University
Campus Full time Part time 67 - 80 hours September 2017 USA Fulton + 1 more

Bachelor of Science in Biology [+]

Bachelor of Science in Biology Required Electives BIO114 General Biology I BIO115 General Biology I, Laboratory BIO124 General Biology II BIO125 General Biology II, Laboratory BIO231 Genetics BIO232 Genetics Lab BIO401 Evolution BIO450 Senior Practicum CHM114 General Chemistry I CHM115 General Chemistry I Lab CHM124 General Chemistry II CHM125 General Chemistry II Lab CHM314 Organic Chemistry I CHM315 Organic Chemistry I Lab PHY201 Physics I PHY202 Physics I, Lab PHY212 Physics II PHY213 Physics II, Lab Concentrations Pre-Med Preparation Pre-Vet Preparation [-]

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. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Natural Sciences in North America 2017/2018. 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... [-]

Biology

International Accelerator
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

This B.A. Biology degree is the broadest major available in biology. This major provides students with much flexibility in their major course choices. Several core course options include ecology, microbiology, organismal physiology, and biochemistry. [+]

Biology This B.A. Biology degree is the broadest major available in biology. This major provides students with much flexibility in their major course choices. Several core course options include ecology, microbiology, organismal physiology, and biochemistry. The Undergraduate Biology Program (UBP) partners with the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and the Department of Molecular Biosciences to offer a deep and enriching educational experience for its students. It prepares students for careers in scientific research, medical professions, conservation work, public safety, and more. Opportunities are available for independent study, undergraduate research, field experience, student hourly employment, undergraduate teaching assistantships, and participation in student organizations. The UBP administers the curricula for biology degrees and majors, handles advising for biology majors, and coordinates laboratories for biology courses. Jobs & Careers Depending on how well you do in school and your area of emphasis, you could have many career options. You might work as a genetics counselor or in a pharmaceutical lab developing a new vaccine. You could use your research skills in commercial labs creating new strains of seed corn or at an FBI serology lab helping to identify crime suspects. You might work in a zoo, in the forest service, or on a ship testing for pollutants in our oceans and lakes. If you go to graduate school, you could teach at a university and supervise your own lab. You will be limited only by your interests and your ability to develop and use your skills. [-]

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. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Natural Sciences in North America 2017/2018. 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... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Industrial Hygiene

University of North Alabama
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Florence

In our industrial hygiene program, scientific principles with emphasis of chemistry are applied for the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of health workplace hazards that are derived from exposure to biological, chemical, or physical agents. The major in industrial hygiene is designed to prepare students for direct entry into positions in industrial, government and other organizations as industrial hygienists and for entry into graduate programs in industrial hygiene. [+]

Industrial Hygiene In our industrial hygiene program, scientific principles with emphasis of chemistry are applied for the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of health workplace hazards that are derived from exposure to biological, chemical, or physical agents. The major in industrial hygiene is designed to prepare students for direct entry into positions in industrial, government and other organizations as industrial hygienists and for entry into graduate programs in industrial hygiene. Requirements for the industrial hygiene major include prescribed ancillary courses in biology, computer science, mathematics and physics. The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Hygiene are accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) of ABET (http://www.abet.org). This program is proud to state its educational objectives and student outcomes, and its annual student enrollment and graduation data. The Industrial Hygiene Program at the University of North Alabama is a recipient of a Training Project Grant (TPG) from the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH). This TPG has been awarded to our institution since the year 2000 and contributes to our efforts devoted to the continuous improvement of the academic program and to the support of junior and senior students majoring in industrial hygiene. The student support consists of academic scholarships (NIOSH Scholarships) and the funding of student academic-related intra- and extra-mural activities. The program is led by Crescente E. Figueroa, Ph.D., CIH, who serves as Program Director of Industrial Hygiene. Dr. Figueroa's responsibilities include managing the NIOSH TPG, maintaining program accreditation, teaching course requirements, supervising... [-]

Bachelor in Biology

Indiana University Kokomo
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA West Lafayette

At Indiana University Kokomo, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in Biology centers on a traditional core that includes cell biology, genetics, morphology, physiology, plant science, microbiology, and immunology. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Natural Sciences in North America 2017/2018. At Indiana University Kokomo, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in Biology centers on a traditional core that includes cell biology, genetics, morphology, physiology, plant science, microbiology, and immunology. Additional courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and mathematics round out the basic program. But good scientists also need to be exposed to other fields of knowledge—to the arts, the social sciences, and humanities. That's why our biology curriculum also includes course requirements in subject areas such as history, English, sociology, psychology, mathematics, and information sciences. To graduate, you'll need a minimum of 120 credit hours, which includes a mix of required biology courses, general education courses, and electives. If you're planning to enter graduate school or a professional school after earning a bachelor's degree, you'll want to inquire about IU Kokomo's pre-professional tracks in biology, pre-medicine, and pre-dentistry. Graduates who have followed these tracks have been accepted into advanced programs in medical, dental, optometry, and chiropractic schools throughout the country. Biology is a great path to a professional career in medicine and IU Kokomo will help you get there! If you're interested in becoming a science educator, IU Kokomo offers a program that enables you to earn a biology degree and become certified to teach biology at the secondary school level. Degree Requirements The degree requirements for the B.S. in Biology includes 120 credits with a GPA of at least 2.0. 30 of the last 60 credits must be... [-]

Nursing

Adelphi University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Garden City + 1 more

At the Adelphi College of Nursing and Public Health, we prepare qualified caregivers and leaders who are ready to make an impact in their community. With a strong foundation built on 70 years of nursing education, we’ve developed a new vision. [+]

At the Adelphi College of Nursing and Public Health, we prepare qualified caregivers and leaders who are ready to make an impact in their community. With a strong foundation built on 70 years of nursing education, we’ve developed a new vision. The College of Nursing and Public Health, renamed in June 2013, focuses on issues within population health, and has combined our hallmark nursing programs with relevant healthcare programs to tackle today’s health issues and those in the future. Our students benefit from a holistic approach that focuses on community intervention, health maintenance and management, and environmental health. More than 8,000 Adelphi alumni have embraced our small class sizes and strong collaboration with faculty, and our graduates are working as nurses in private and hospital settings; as administrators and educators; and in organizations as managers, researchers, educators, advocates and directors. We offer four nearby locations in New York. With four conveniently located facilities, earning a degree has never been easier. We have locations in Garden City, Poughkeepsie, Manhattan and Suffolk County. [-]

B.S. in Astronomy

University of Hawaii, Hilo
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Hilo

The B.S. degree program provides the skills necessary for students seeking careers in astronomy, as professional research astronomers, observatory technical staff members, or work in related fields that include planetary geosciences, teaching, and outreach. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Natural Sciences in North America 2017/2018. B.S. in Astronomy Astronomers seek answers to some of the biggest and oldest questions in science: How did the Universe begin? How will it end? What is in the Universe? How do stars, planets, galaxies and black holes form? How do they end? Addressing these questions incorporates physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, computer science, optics and instrumentation, and even history and philosophy are companion fields. The UH Hilo academic astronomy program leverages the astronomy infrastructure of Mauna Kea and the University Park of Science and Technology to provide students with knowledge of astronomy and astrophysics, and training in modern methods of observational astronomy. The B.S. degree program provides the skills necessary for students seeking careers in astronomy, as professional research astronomers, observatory technical staff members, or work in related fields that include planetary geosciences, teaching, and outreach. Mission The UH Hilo astronomy program aims to (a) develop the science knowledge and analytic skills of students, whether they be majors or not, through a focus on the field of astronomy; and (b) instill an appreciation of science, particularly astronomy, in students. The program provides the students with transferable skills so they can excel in a wide range of STEM-related fields. Through the study of astronomy, graduates will also learn to appreciate and understand science more broadly, enabling them to be more informed citizens. The B.S. degree program, taking advantage of our access to Mauna Kea Observatories, provides the training needed for students seeking... [-]

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. [+]

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. [-]

B.S. in Biology

Fresno Pacific University
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Fresno

With a bachelor of science in biology, you’ll gain greater depth of foundational coursework in supporting fields, additional breadth within the major and a research capstone... [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Natural Sciences in North America 2017/2018. B.S. in Biology With a bachelor of science in biology, you’ll gain greater depth of foundational coursework in supporting fields, additional breadth within the major and a research capstone. Emphases Environmental emphasis - for students with interests in environmental biology. Human health emphasis - for students interested in health professions. Secondary teaching emphasis - for students interested in teaching secondary biology. Individualized emphasis - for students with specific interests which are not offered. Must be approved by the program director. Career opportunities Common careers for biologists include teachers, researchers and environmental scientists. Our graduates are also well-prepared for graduate study, including teacher credential programs and master’s level research. [-]