Bachelor of Science 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.

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.

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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B.S. in Applied Mathematics

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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. ... [-]


B.Sc. In Mathematics For Secondary Education Initial Program - Initial Teacher Licensure

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University (G.C.U.) 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.

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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 (G.C.U.) 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 B.S. in math for secondary education program is available as part of a joint venture between G.C.U.'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 G.C.U.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Biology

William Woods University
Campus Full time Part time 67 - 80 hours September 2018 USA Fulton + 1 more

Bachelor of Science in Biology [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2018. 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 [-]

Bachelor in Biology

Indiana University Kokomo
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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. [+]

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 completed at IU Kokomo. In addition to courses required... [-]

B.S. in Astronomy

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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 2018. 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 in Biology

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

The comprehensive major in biology emphasizing in general biology is the most flexible track as it provides students the opportunity to take courses in zoology, botany, ecology, physiology, microbiology, molecular and cell biology and environmental science to align their interestsseek admission to graduate school. [+]

Biology is the study of all life forms. Northwest faculty focus on preparing students for careers in all areas including botany, cell biology, ecology, environmental science, molecular biology, microbiology and zoology. Upon completion of core courses, students choose an area in which to specialize based on interests. The comprehensive major in biology emphasizing in general biology is the most flexible track as it provides students the opportunity to take courses in zoology, botany, ecology, physiology, microbiology, molecular and cell biology and environmental science to align their interestsseek admission to graduate school. The comprehensive major in biology with a general biology track does not require a minor. Career Opportunities *More than 98 percent of students who graduate with a degree in biology obtain employment or continue their education within six months after graduation. Jobs related to this major include: College Instructor Conservation Agent Field Environmentalist Laboratory Technologist Horticulturist Research Technician Quality Control State Biologist Government Biologist Wildlife Biologist *Based on self-reported data. Profession-Based Learning Experiences The award-winning Dean L. Hubbard Center for Innvoation and Entrepreneurship features labs with more than $3 million in state-of-the-art instruments and technology that undergraduate students may access to gain hands-on experience. Professors at Northwest are committed to providing students with profession-based learning experiences. Some examples are: Squaw creek is located in Mound City and is a location designated for bird and wildlife breeding. Students gain experience on campus with synthetic cadaver in human anatomy courses. Undergraduate research experiences provide opportunities for students to develop as working... [-]

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. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2018. 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... [-]

BSc in Computational Mathematics

Memorial University, Grenfell Campus
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

Math is all around us, from landing that perfect snowboard jump to designing the next best-selling app. It’s about discovering this place we live in through algorithms, calculations and logical reasoning. The computational mathematics program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University is a four-year bachelor of science degree. [+]

Math is all around us, from landing that perfect snowboard jump to designing the next best-selling app. It’s about discovering this place we live in through algorithms, calculations and logical reasoning. The computational mathematics program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University is a four-year bachelor of science degree. Students strengthen their logical reasoning skills and gain technical knowledge in diverse areas, including:

Economics Engineering Physics Biology Chemistry Psychology Business Computer science Why study computational mathematics at Grenfell?

Computational mathematics is about solving real world problems with numbers. It’s about learning to think critically and developing analytical skills that will prepare you for countless opportunities. Computational mathematics is the language of the future. You’ll gain the skills you need to navigate the numbers and prepare for the evolution of many industries.... [-]


Bachelor in Biology

Georgia Gwinnett College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Lawrenceville

Biology focuses on the study of life from the whole organism to the molecular level and emphasizes understanding species and their genetics, development, evolution and interaction with a dynamic environment. Biology is a multidisciplinary program for students interested in the full range of biology professions. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2018. Biology focuses on the study of life from the whole organism to the molecular level and emphasizes understanding species and their genetics, development, evolution and interaction with a dynamic environment. Biology is a multidisciplinary program for students interested in the full range of biology professions. Students become well-grounded in math, science and technology as well as a common core of biology topics. The four concentrations provide in-depth studies and opportunities for research and internships that prepare students for medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, medically-related research, graduate and professional studies, or joining the business and industrial work forces: Biochemistry Concentration: In this concentration, students investigate life sciences at the molecular level. This interdisciplinary investigation prepares students for graduate and professional schooling in molecular level science, medicine, and pharmacy and a multitude of employment opportunities in the chemical, pharmaceutical and health professions as well as service in the science and technology sector of local, state and federal government. Cell Biology and Biotechnology Concentration: This concentration is a multidisciplinary program for students interested in professional programs such as medical, dental, or pharmacy school, or graduate school in cell biology or biotechnology. This program is also ideally suited for students interested in the full range of biotechnology professions. General Biology Concentration: This concentration is for students interested in exploring the full range of topics in biology, from molecules to ecosystems. It is excellent preparation for a range of careers in biology, working in the field or... [-]

BSc in Earth Science

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

Earth science is the study of your environment, from mountains to rivers and sea to sky. Learn to interpret clues from the past to understand the present and protect the future. [+]

Earth science is the study of your environment, from mountains to rivers and sea to sky. Learn to interpret clues from the past to understand the present and protect the future. In the Department of Earth Science, we study the Earth environment through an integrated synthesis of geology, oceanography, and meteorology. We emphasize experimental studies, field work, and applications. Curricula are individually planned to provide a broad basic training in earth science and to prepare students for further graduate study or careers in the environmental, energy, and mineral fields. We have a strong tradition of student research. The Earth Science program uses an integrated approach to the study of problems of the Earth environment through a synthesis of geology, hydrology, and geochemistry. We emphasize a solid foundation in geology with opportunities to focus on environmental geosciences. The Bachelor of Science in Earth Science prepares students for graduate study, or a wide range of positions in Environmental Geoscience fields, including industry, consulting, or state/federal agencies. In addition to required and elective ESCI courses, additional courses in cognate fields (math and science) are required for completion of the degree program. All students are urged to plan their program with the help of ESCI faculty advising. What Can I Do With a Major in Earth Science? Become a geologist, hydrologist, environmental scientist, environmental lawyer, geotechnical engineer, geochemist, geophysicist, meteorologist, seismologist, oceanographer, paleontologist, volcanologist—opportunities abound. For professional geoscientists, the median annual salary is $90,890, and employment growth outlook is 16%, faster than the average... [-]

B.S. in Astronomy

University of Hawaii, Hilo
Campus Full time September 2018 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. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 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 careers... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Claflin University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Orangeburg

The program provides a complete introduction to all four core sub-fields of chemistry (Organic, Inorganic, Analytical, and Physical), along with significant laboratory experiments, research and summer internship. [+]

The program provides a complete introduction to all four core sub-fields of chemistry (Organic, Inorganic, Analytical, and Physical), along with significant laboratory experiments, research and summer internship. The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society. The degree assures that students are properly trained and prepared for rewarding careers that chemistry has to offer. Curriculum All students majoring in chemistry must write and present to the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics a senior research proposal and maintain a satisfactory cumulative GPA. In addition, honors students must defend their proposal (thesis) in front of his/her thesis committee. As a Chemistry major, you'll take courses like the following: General Chemistry I & II Analytical Chemistry Organic Chemistry I & II Inorganic Chemistry Instrumental Chemistry Biophysical Chemistry Differential Equations Student Opportunities and Experience Students majoring in chemistry will be involved in research both during the academic year as well as during the summer months. Those who show initiative and laboratory ability are encouraged to speak with one of the chemistry faculty members who agrees to act as the student’s research advisor. Generally it is recommended that the student become familiar with the research interests of the department faculty as early as possible. This may be done by reading papers written by the faculty, reviewing faculty profiles or by simply speaking with the individual faculty member. At Claflin, students can take advantage of the funding relationships we have developed with the Experimental Programs to Stimulate Cooperative Research (EPSCoR), NSF-HBCU-UP... [-]

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biology and Biochemistry

University of Windsor, Undergraduate
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Windsor

Health care is currently Canada’s second-largest service industry and one of the world’s fastest-growing employment sectors. Our Health and Biomedical Sciences stream provides a clear pathway to medicine, pharmacy or graduate research in a health-related science. [+]

Program Description

Health care is currently Canada’s second-largest service industry and one of the world’s fastest-growing employment sectors. Our Health and Biomedical Sciences stream provides a clear pathway to medicine, pharmacy or graduate research in a health-related science.

Rigorous, Enriching Programs

This interdisciplinary program builds on the strengths of both biology and biochemistry and is designed to meet the needs of students who want a strong background in the fundamental sciences informing health and medicine. The curriculum incorporates integrated laboratory components with exibility in senior courses and course selection to suit particular student interests. The overall curriculum includes a greater focus on core sciences than most other health or biomedical programs, providing rigorous training that keeps alternate career paths open and provides more options for graduate and professional schools. Students may concentrate on sub-specialties such as biochemistry, medical physics or microbiology, which will lead to a wide range of career goals.... [-]


BS or BA Mathematics

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2018 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. [-]

Bachelor in Agricultural Science

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Warrensburg

The program provides you with a background in all phases of agriculture and specialized courses, which allows you to expand your knowledge in an area of interest. [+]

BScs in Natural Sciences in North America 2018. The program provides you with a background in all phases of agriculture and specialized courses, which allows you to expand your knowledge in an area of interest. Why Choose Agriculture-Business at UCM? Area 1: Agribusiness Management UCM has a university farm that consists of 260 acres. The farm is used as a teaching laboratory for students. The farm maintains a registered herd of Simmental cattle to broaden the scope of animal science involvement. The farm participates in a leasing program with John Deere to provide students with the opportunity to experience the current technology available in the area of agricultural equipment. UCM has a shooting range that offers students and the community opportunities in wildlife conservation and sporting clays. What will I study? You will learn by doing through such opportunities as assisting in agronomic field test plot research, helping with variety testing trials, raising plants for a Horticulture Club sale, working with HeatWatch cattle estrus and ultra-sound pregnancy monitoring systems, welding or repairing tractors, and plotting cattle futures. Courses include: Animal Breeding or Plant Breeding and Genetics Animal Husbandry Global Agriculture Soil Fertility and Fertilizers Related areas of concentration: Animal Sciences Crop and Soil Science Horticultural Science What can I do with a degree in Agriculture-Business? Ag Business Technician Commodity Trader Farm Manager Quality Control Technician Risk Management Consultant How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning... [-]