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A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an undergraduate course of study that takes students three to five years to complete.  While in school, students complete a variety of courses to prepare for additional education or future job opportunities.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

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BSc in Mathematics

The University of Arizona
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters September 2017 USA Tucson

The knowledge gained from a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics of computer skills, linear algebra, calculus, mathematical reasoning and writing, and differential equations, as well as the BS intensive science requirement, provides a strong career foundation. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Natural Sciences in USA 2017. The knowledge gained from a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics of computer skills, linear algebra, calculus, mathematical reasoning and writing, and differential equations, as well as the BS intensive science requirement, provides a strong career foundation. BS graduates of the General/Applied Mathematics concentration acquire familiarity with applied analysis, modeling, probability and statistics, and numerical analysis, in addition to minoring in a subject of interest. This concentration is excellent preparation for work in business, government, research, education, or for graduate studies in mathematics or biostatistics. Some of the job titles listed below may require an advanced degree. Concentrations: Comprehensive emphasis, computer science, economics or Business, General/Applied mathematics, probability and statistics, life sciences, mathematics education. [-]

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. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics

University of Sioux Falls
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Sioux Falls

The Applied Mathematics major combines mathematics, computer science and physical science to position you well for careers that require abilities in mathematical analysis and problem-solving, computer-aided mathematical modeling and simulation, and the physical sciences. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Natural Sciences in USA 2017. The Applied Mathematics major combines mathematics, computer science and physical science to position you well for careers that require abilities in mathematical analysis and problem-solving, computer-aided mathematical modeling and simulation, and the physical sciences. Recent years have ushered in an exciting wave of opportunities for the application of mathematics to other fields of research and industry. In addition to the traditional fields of engineering, which continue to enjoy strong demand and high salaries, new and renewed activity is occurring in other mathematical sciences, including bioinformatics, operations research, financial mathematics and computational science. In addition to meeting the liberal arts core requirements of the university, you must complete the courses listed on the courses page. You also must participate in program assessment activities. For graduation, you must have a minimum 2.25 GPA in all Natural Sciences courses counting toward your major. REQUIRED COURSES Complete the following courses: CHE111 - General Chemistry I CHE112 - General Chemistry II COM201 - Intro To Computer Science I COM202 - Intro to Computer Science II COM300 - Numerical Methods COM306 - Discrete & Algorithmic Math MAT204 - Calculus I MAT205 - Calculus II MAT300 - Numerical Methods MAT306 - Discrete & Algorithmic Math MAT310 - Calculus III MAT311 - Differential Equations PHY201 - University Physics PHY202 - University Physics [-]

B.S. in Biochemistry

The State University of New York at Geneseo
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Geneseo

The interdepartmental degree in Biochemistry stresses basic science and analytical skills. Extensive laboratory experience is acquired making use of the modern instrumentation. [+]

B.S. in Biochemistry The interdepartmental degree in Biochemistry stresses basic science and analytical skills. Extensive laboratory experience is acquired making use of the modern instrumentation in both the Biology and Chemistry departments. Graduates of this program are well prepared for employment in the fields of Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology. The program also provides excellent preparation for the pursuit of advanced academic or professional degrees. Graduates routinely score in the 90th percentile or above on national assessment exams and are routinely sought-after by graduate schools and employers. Geneseo students do well partly because of the interaction Geneseo students have with professors and with each other. Participants take many classes together and study together in the Biology and Chemistry buildings, so a great deal of camaraderie develops among the biochemistry majors. The atmosphere is very supportive as students will work with faculty on their own research projects. Students obtain hands-on experience with sophisticated equipment, much of which is usually found only in graduate school, and they are encouraged to present their work at local or national meetings/symposia. [-]

Bachelor in Forestry

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

Bachelors Degree in Forestry - Built on a longstanding Adirondack tradition, forestry education at Paul Smith’s College equips students with a foundation of technical, field-based and applied education that combines theory and practice. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Natural Sciences in USA 2017. Bachelors Degree in Forestry Built on a longstanding Adirondack tradition, forestry education at Paul Smith’s College equips students with a foundation of technical, field-based and applied education that combines theory and practice. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in three concentrations: Ecological Forest Management prepares students for positions with government forestry agencies, forestry consulting firms and non-governmental organizations. Forestry Operations is a fit for students interested in working for forest-products companies or running their own forest-products firm. Forest Biology is ideal for students who plans to continue to graduate school and specialize in a field such as forest ecology or forest entomology. All forestry graduates complete a rigorous curriculum that also includes coursework in communications, liberal arts and sciences to develop an ethic of citizenship and a current mix of marketable professional skills. It’s easy to switch between concentrations during the first year. ACCREDITED BY THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FORESTERS Paul Smith’s Colleges A.A.S. in Forest Technology and B.S. in Forestry degree programs are both accredited by the Society of American Foresters. Key Facts A.A.S. degree B.S. degree 121 credit hours (minimum) required 40+ credits must be in 300/400 level courses 60+ credits must be in the liberal arts and sciences Paul Smith’s Colleges A.A.S. in Forest Technology and B.S. in Forestry degree programs are both accredited by the Society of American Foresters Career Options Forestry Technician Procurement Forester Log Buyer Wildland Firefighter Logger Forest Products Industry Required Courses Core Forestry Required Courses: Intro to Forestry; Dendrology; Forest Production Processes; Forest Health; Forest Mensuration I; Forest Mensuration II; Silviculture; Forest Ecology; Forest Soils; Forest Management; Forest Policy; Advanced Silviculture; Intro to Wildlife Management; Geospatial Technologies; Watershed Management; Field Surveying I; Senior Capstone Project Forestry Summer Session: Forest Production Processes; Forest Mensuration I; Field Surveying I Forestry Concentration Requirements Ecological Forest Management Concentration: General Ecology; Timber Harvesting; Natural Resource Economics; Field Surveying II Forest Biology Concentration: Biology II; Plant Biology; General Ecology; Genetics; Chemistry II; Organic Chemistry; Choice of Biological Science Cluster Forest Operations Concentration: Financial Accounting; Wood Properties; Timber Harvesting; Forest Products; Natural Resource Economics; Field Surveying II [-]

B.S. in Marine Science

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

Marine Science is a well-rounded and multi-disciplinary program which has been carefully designed to take full advantage of the unique variety of marine environments available for study around the island of Hawaiʻi. [+]

B.S. in Marine Science Marine Science is a well-rounded and multi-disciplinary program which has been carefully designed to take full advantage of the unique variety of marine environments available for study around the island of Hawaiʻi. Introductory lecture and laboratory courses in general oceanography and marine biology are followed by intermediate-level courses in marine ecology and evolution, marine methods, and statistical applications in marine science. The most advanced level of the degree programs is composed of specialized courses in geological, chemical, physical, and biological oceanography and electives. The programs culminate in a capstone sequence, allowing students to focus on independent projects involving research or applied internships. Vision We will be an international leader in marine science education and research. Our kuleana (responsibility and privilege) is to provide student-focused, transformative, authentic science experiences, drawing from the unique natural and cultural environment of Hawai‘i. Our graduates will be broadly equipped to become innovative members of the global workforce, successful life-long learners, and engaged stewards of the marine environment. Faculty, staff, and students will collaborate and draw upon each other’s strengths and diversity to achieve our shared vision of student success. Mission The marine science program at UH Hilo inspires and enlightens all learners about the ocean through interactive hands-on learning, research involvement, and community outreach centered on the natural and cultural environment of Hawai‘i Island. This is supported by a broad background in the marine sciences, including fundamental knowledge of biology, chemistry, physics, geology, and mathematics. B.S. in Marine Science Requirements Group 1. General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative Requirements Students may choose to graduate under the General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative requirements and graduation requirements in force at the time they entered the UH System, when they entered UH Hilo, or when they graduate, provided there is no break in enrollment. Students should meet with their academic advisor to ensure that they enroll in courses that will enable them to meet these requirements as well as requirements for the major and for graduation. Some courses may meet both General Education requirements and major requirements. The new GE basic, core, and integrative requirements and lists of certified courses are posted on the General Education website. Group 2. Major Requirements (90 credits) 1.Required Courses from Marine Science (38) MARE 171-171L Marine Biology-Diversity (3), Marine Biology Laboratory (1) MARE 172 Marine Biology-Cellular Proc (3) MARE 201-201L Oceanography (3), Oceanography Lab (2) MARE 250 Statistical Apps in Marine Sci (3) MARE 265 Marine Ecology and Evolution (3) MARE 350-350L Coastal Methods and Analyses (3), Coastal Methods & Analyses Lab (2) or MARE 353-353L Pelagic Methods and Analyses (3), Pelagic Methods & Analyses Lab (2) MARE 425 Chemical Oceanography (3) MARE 440 Physical Oceanography (3) MARE 461 Geological Oceanography (3) And one sequence from the following: MARE 470 Senior Thesis Research (3) and MARE 471 Senior Thesis Report (3) MARE 480 Senior Internship (3) plus 3 credits of MARE electives at the 300- or 400-level MARE 495 Senior Seminar (3) plus 3 credits of MARE electives at the 300- or 400-level 2.Required Courses from Related Fields (43) CHEM 161-161L General Chemistry I (3), General Chemistry I Lab (1) CHEM 162-162L General Chemistry II (3), General Chemistry II Lab (1) CHEM 241-241L Organic Chem I (3), Organic Chem I Lab (1) CHEM 242-242L Organic Chem II (3), Organic Chem II Lab (1) GEOL 111 Understanding the Earth (3) PHYS 170-170L Gen Phys I: Mechanics (4), Gen Phys I Lab (1) PHYS 171-171L Gen Phys II: Elec & Magnetism (4), Gen Phys II Lab (1) MATH 205 Calculus I (4) MATH 206 Calculus II (4) COM 251 Public Speaking (3) ENG 225 Writng for Sci & Technology (3) or ENG 287 Introduction to Rhetoric (3) 3.Required Electives: Choose 9 credits from the following MARE courses (9) MARE 240 Small Boat Operations/Research (3) MARE 264 Quest (3) MARE 282 Global Change (3) MARE 310 The Atoll Ecosystem (3) MARE 325 Coral Reef Ecology (3) MARE 350 Coastal Methods and Analyses (3) or MARE 353 Pelagic Methods and Analyses (3) MARE 360 Marine Resources (3) MARE 364 Advanced Quest (3) MARE 366 Trop Marine Research Investiga (3) MARE 371-371L Biology Of Marine Invertebrate (3), Bio Of Marine Invertebrate Lab (1) MARE 372-372L Biology Of Marine Plants (3), Biology of Marine Plants Lab (1) MARE 390-390L Biology of Marine Mammals (3), Biol of Marine Mammals Lab (1) MARE 394 Special Topics in Subject Matter (To Be Arranged) MARE 405 Watersheds (3) MARE 410 Marine Debris in the Pacific (3) MARE 434 Teaching Marine Science (3) MARE 435 Marine Field Exper Tchers (3) MARE 440 Physical Oceanography (3) MARE 444 Biological Oceanography (3) MARE 445 Marine Microbial Ecology (3) MARE 446 Phytoplankton (3) MARE 446L Phytoplankton Ecology Lab (2) MARE 460 Marine Conservation (3) MARE 484 Biology Of Fishes (3) MARE 484L Biology Of Fishes Laboratory (1) MARE 488 Kuula: Integrated Science (3) MARE 490-490L Sea Turtle Conserv & Ecology (3), Sea Turtle Conserv & Ecol Lab (1) MARE 494 Special Topics in Subject Matter (To Be Arranged) AGEN 400 Aquaculture Engineering (4) AQUA 262 Intro Aquaculture (3) AQUA 425-425L Water Qual & Aquatic Product (3), Water Qual & Aquatic Prod Lab (1) AQUA 466 Fisheries Science (3) ECON 380 Natural Resource Env Eco (3) GEOG 340 Intro to Land Use Planning (3) GEOG 440 Community Planning (3) GEOG 470 Remote Sensing/Air Photo (3) GEOG 480 Geog Info Sys & Visualization (3) GEOL 344 Coastal Geology (3) POLS 335 Envir Politics & Policy (3) Total Semester Hours Required for the B.S. in Marine Science 120 credits required. Notes Students must earn a minimum grade of “C-” in all required courses and prerequisite courses. 9 credits are required at the 300- or 400-level for graduation with a B.S. degree in Marine Science. To earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marine Science, students must fulfill the requirements for the major and meet all of the University’s other baccalaureate degree requirements. Students wishing to make timely progress toward graduation are urged to pay careful attention to all degree requirements. In addition, when planning a schedule of courses, it is imperative to be aware of course prerequisites and the frequency with which courses are offered. This information is available in the course listings in this Catalog. To ensure progress toward degree completion, students are urged to meet with an advisor each semester before registering. [-]

B.S. in Chemistry

Fresno Pacific University
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Fresno

The B.S. degree in chemistry is appropriate for those who seek greater depth of foundational coursework in supporting fields, additional breadth within the major and a research capstone... [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Natural Sciences in USA 2017. B.S. in Chemistry The B.S. degree in chemistry is appropriate for those who seek greater depth of foundational coursework in supporting fields, additional breadth within the major and a research capstone. Highlights Small class sizes Emphasis on research Faculty who are experts in their field and who care about their students Career opportunities Common careers for chemists include teachers, researcher, forensic and environmental scientists. Our graduates are also well-prepared for graduate study, including teacher credential programs and master’s level research. [-]

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 locale provides the ideal natural setting for field-directed learning in coastal ecology and marine science. The biology program’s affiliation with University of Georgia Marine Extension Service (MAREX), and the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, provides exceptional undergraduate research and field experiences for coastal ecology students. The pre-professional track provides excellent experiences to prepare students for graduate school, including the various examinations required in thier chosen specialty. The experience, diversity, and qualifications of the CCGA Natural Science and Mathematics faculty provide students with the academic rigor and skills to succeed in their chosen area of study. In addition to the local natural resources, students at CCGA benefit from an intimate campus with smaller class sizes. Our faculty are educators with a passion for their chosen fields. They are willing to offer one-on-one assistance to anyone seeking it. Our faculty come from diverse academic backgrounds and have developed classroom techniques ranging from classical instruction to incorporating modern technology. Many of our faculty also perform research and are willing to serve as research advisors to students who want to explore their own research interests. At CCGA, we also have various special-interest clubs centering around the sciences. The DNS-based clubs include biology club, environmental club, astronomy club, and geology club. These organizations offer the student body an opportunity to meet with other students who share a passion for particular subjects. Clubs are open to all students. CCGA offers a rich campus community, academically rigorous programs, and well-educated faculty ready to serve our students. Plan a visit to CCGA today to see if our biology program is right for you! Coastal Ecology The Coastal Ecology concentration prepares students who plan to pursue careers in ecology, conservation biology, marine biology, organismal biology, forestry, wildlife, or natural resource management. Pre-Professional The Pre-Professional concentration prepares students who plan to pursue careers in microbiology, cellular and molecular biology, biotechnology, medicine, veterinary medicine, bio-medical science, dentistry, pharmacy or physical therapy. This concentration prepares students for professional and graduate school programs. Secondary Education The Secondary Education concentration prepares future secondary biology teachers for the region and state. Highly-qualified science and mathematics teachers are known to be critically important to increase the number of high school graduates who pursue advanced degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This concentration aligns with the curriculum guidelines of the Next Generation Science Standards; NCATE/NGSS Program Standards (2003). Biochemistry The Biochemistry concentration provides students with a quantitatively focused curriculum that bridges their interests in Biology and Chemistry and prepares them for entry into variety of professional programs in the medical field as well as graduate studies in Biochemistry. [-]

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. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Natural Sciences in USA 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 [-]

Bachelor in Agricultural Science

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

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 projects. In Agriculture-Business, there are several opportunities to be involved: Agriculture Ambassadors Agriculture Club Collegiate Farm Bureau Delta Tau Alpha Horticulture Club [-]

BSc Actuarial Science

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Milwaukee

In a world filled with uncertainties, actuaries use mathematics, statistics and software to help organizations avoid risk—and take advantage of it. MSOE offers a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Natural Sciences in USA 2017. BSc Actuarial Science In a world filled with uncertainties, actuaries use mathematics, statistics and software to help organizations avoid risk—and take advantage of it. MSOE offers a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science. Consistently ranked as one of the top occupations, actuaries use mathematics, statistics and software to forecast the probability and cost of an event. They are experts in: Evaluating the likelihood of future events—using numbers, not crystal balls. Seeking creative ways to minimize risk. Decreasing the impact of undesirable events that do occur. Actuaries have a combination of strong analytic skills, business knowledge, and understanding of human behavior to manage the complex risks facing our society. They work in a wide variety of fields, from public and private sectors to higher education, labor unions, public accounting firms and consultants. In a fast-changing world with emerging risks and the need for more creative ways to tackle them, there are constant opportunities for personal and professional growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2010-2020, employment for actuaries is predicted to increase by 27 percent. The results The actuarial science program is new, therefore placement rates do not exist yet. However, the projection for employment is outstanding, like all other MSOE degree programs. The field Actuarial science includes a number of interrelated subjects, including probability, mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, financial economics, and computer programming. In the last 30 years the field has undergone dramatic changes thanks to the growth of high-speed computers and software programs. In 2013, job search website CareerCast ranked actuary as the number one job in the United States based on environment, income, hiring outlook, physical demands and stress. You may want to consider actuarial science if you … Are able to do mathematics and detailed work with accuracy Have keen analytical, project management and problem solving skills Have an interest in business, including finance, accounting and economics Have strong oral and written communication skills Are proficient with computers and computer programs Program Educational Objectives Graduates of the B.S. in Actuarial Science program will: demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and skills in applied mathematics. demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and skills in computer programming and computer applications such as: spreadsheets, presentation software, statistical analysis programs, database management and programming languages. have good business sense. display an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities. display appropriate in-depth communications, management and teamwork skills, associated with the practical and professional aspects of actuarial science. be able to pass the first two actuarial exams on probability and financial mathematics before receiving their B.S. degrees and the other exams in the upcoming years after graduation. be well prepared to be accepted and successfully complete a master’s program in any related field at a university in the United States. Student Outcomes Upon successful completion of the actuarial science program, graduates will have: obtained general applied mathematics knowledge: single and multivariable calculus, probability, statistics, linear algebra, differential equations and financial mathematics. obtained general computational knowledge by completing courses such as: Visual Basic, Java and Computational Methods and Applications. completed business courses: Micro and Macro Economics, Principles of Accounting, Finance and Accounting, Managerial Cost Accounting, Business Finance, Management Finance and Business Law. completed the course: Ethics for Professional Managers and Engineers. completed communication courses: Composition, Technical Composition, Business Communication and Speech. [-]

Chemical Engineering

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Chemical Engineering is a broad field that brings together math, chemistry, biology and engineering to build the world around us, from the fuel in your car to the materials in your clothes. [+]

Why Chemical Engineering? Why should you be interested in Chemical Engineering? Chemical Engineering is a broad field that brings together math, chemistry, biology and engineering to build the world around us, from the fuel in your car to the materials in your clothes. Many of the products of chemical engineering can be seen just by looking around the room you're in. Large-scale production of pharmaceuticals, development of new semiconductor technologies and alternative energy sources are just a few of the areas in which chemical engineers are making a difference. Chemical engineers are also at the forefront of efforts to move to a more environmentally sustainable economy. Chemical engineering is also an excellent major for those students wishing to pursue formal studies in medicine, pharmaceuticals engineering or even law. Here at KU, we offer first-hand experience in all aspects of chemical engineering. Students may choose a general option, or premedical, biomedical, petroleum, or environmental specializations. What's the future of the industry like? The future of the industry is very bright, thanks to increased worldwide demand for energy resources, medicines, and biomedical products. Chemical engineers are highly sought after to work in these industries as well as in research and development. This trend is likely to continue for many years. How much can I expect to make? With an undergraduate degree, the starting salary currently averages $65,782 in addition to an initial bonus. The average raise after the first year is typically 4.8%, with an industry average salary after 15 years of $84,000 Students graduating with MS degrees make about the same salaries starting out as those with BS degrees. Students holding an MS, however, have higher advancement potential. 90% of PhD graduates go on to industrial research and development, where they start at an average of $73,000. This initial salary typically grows to about $101,000 after 15 years of experience. Chemical Engineering Bachelor of Science Overview Chemical engineering has grown out of a combination of chemistry and engineering associated with industrial processes. Today, it possesses a body of knowledge used in the synthesis, design testing, scale-up, operation, control, and optimization of processes that change the physical state or composition of materials. Chemical engineers have played central roles in the industrial development of materials that have had major social influence, such as the production of fuels and lubricants, fertilizer, synthetic fibers, and plastics. They will be centrally involved in reducing the polluting effects of certain byproducts and cleaning up unwanted residues from previous processes. The first part of the program offers courses on the fundamental principles underlying the conversion of raw materials into a desired product by chemical and physical processes. Development of the concepts of engineering design begins with the application of fundamental principles to solve engineering problems in these courses and culminates in a series of senior-level design courses that require comprehensive integration of technical knowledge as well as consideration of economic, environmental, safety, and societal concerns. This experience is essential in preparing graduates for entry-level positions. Educational Objective The objective of the program is to prepare graduates for professional practice in industry, government, or post-undergraduate training in chemical engineering, medicine, and other related disciplines. Professional Opportunities Chemical engineers are concerned with the chemical processes that turn raw materials into valuable products. They serve industrial and other activities where processes occur in which materials undergo a chemical or physical change. Chemical engineers build a bridge between science and manufacturing, applying the principles of chemistry, biology and engineering to solve problems involving the production or use of chemicals. Chemical engineers typically work for manufacturing companies, environmental companies, health care and pharmaceuticals, petroleum industry, biotechnology, or consulting firms. [-]

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. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Natural Sciences in USA 2017. 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 offers a challenging, integrative, and supportive learning environment that focuses on problem solving, where students collaborate in small, diverse groups, are engaged in undergraduate research with faculty and in the classroom, and are provided with service learning opportunities that engage the community. Equipment & Resources Students in the CSUB Chemistry Department have access to a virtual alphabet soup of state-of-the-art scientific instruments. The chemistry department has purchased several new instruments and upgrades in the last several years: an ICP-MS, a Shimadzu GC-MS with direct probe and CI options, a research grade Nicolet FT-IR spectrometer, a research grade Shimadzu gradient-HPLC with autosampler, a few new UV-vis spectrophotometers, and a Bruker Avance III 400 MHz that allows remote operation. This new equipment is on top of what the department already had: a GC-MS, an FT-IR, an HPLC, UV-vis spectrophotometers, and a walk in freezer. Other resources utilized by our students include two greenhouses (one with entirely computerized environmental controls), a PC lab, Mac lab, and UNIX computer lab. Application All prospective students must apply through CSUMentor, the California State University website designed to help students through each phase of their application process. CSUMentor is also a great way to begin planning for college and to keep track of your academic progress. Many college planning resources are available on CSUMentor. A standard, non-refundable fee of $55.00 applies (fee waivers are available for those who may qualify). Application Process for First-Time Freshmen Check to be sure you meet the Admission Requirements for First-Time Freshmen. Submit an application to CSU Bakersfield through CSUMentor, the online admissions portal for all CSU campuses. A $55 non-refundable application filing fee is required, but fee waivers are available if you qualify. Students interested in applying to the Educational Opportunity Program, (EOP) should complete their EOP application on CSUMentor after they have submitted their application for admission. You will receive an email from CSUB Admissions and Records acknowledging receipt of your application along with your specific CSUB ID number and login instructions to your myCSUB account. Pay particular attention to any outstanding "To-Do" list items that you need to complete and/or submit. Admission to the University will be contingent upon meeting all eligibility requirements as well as meeting all deadlines and documents to be submitted. Submit requested documents on time to the University. Check your Admissions Status online at myCSUB regularly for any updates. Once a decision is made, it will be reflected on your account, and you will receive a letter with further information such as signing up for an Orientation. Be sure to monitor your "To-Do" list regularly even after you have been admitted; there may be additional documents or requirements you will need to submit such as your final high school transcript once you graduate. Do not sent documents or correspondence unless required. Important: make sure your email address and other contact information are correct. CSU Bakersfield uses email as one of the main forms of communication. No campus impaction at the First-Time Freshman level. Open to all CSU eligible applicants. Program impaction applies to the Nursing Program. Application Filing Period The initial application filing period for first-time freshmen and transfer applicants is October 1st - November 30th of the previous year for fall term, June 1st - 20th of the previous year for winter term, and August 1st - 31st of the previous year for spring term. Post Baccalaureate and Graduate applicants must check with the specific desired graduate department for any deadlines the program may have. Current application filing statuses may differ from each CSU campus. Applicants are encouraged to apply early during available filing periods, pay close attention to the requirements for admission, as well as the deadlines for submitting an application. Cost of Attendance Cost of Attendance (COA) is a figure calculated annually by financial aid offices that represents an estimate of the total cost (including tuition, fees, books & supplies, room & board, transportation, and misc. personal expenses) for a full-time student to attend their university during the academic year. Separate COA figures are determined for students living On-Campus, Off-Campus, and With Parents. The COA can help families budget for all the expenses to attend college. It is important to note that only a portion of the total COA is paid directly to the University. Additionally, the COA is a standardized estimate, and may be adjusted for students on a case-by-case basis with proper documentation. The cost of attendance is an important factor in determining student financial aid eligibility. The Expected Family Contribution (EFC), which is calculated from the FAFSA data by the federal processor, represents the amount the student and his or her family are expected to contribute to the COA. The EFC is subtracted from the COA to determine the student's financial Need. Financial aid is then awarded to help offset the student's COA. If the financial aid is not enough to cover the Need, then the remaining amount is considered Unmet Need. It is important to note that a student is not required to have financial Need to be eligible to receive Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans, PLUS loans, or merit-based scholarships. [-]

BSc in Environmental and Sustainability Studies

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

Students who are interested in the environment and the issues at its crux will enjoy the pursuit of this degree. Crucial issues of sustainability, diversity, and change are interwoven through the program [+]

Available Emphasis Areas: Global Sustainability - Emphasis Southwest Environments and Biocultural Diversity - Emphasis Students who are interested in the environment and the issues at its crux will enjoy the pursuit of this degree. Crucial issues of sustainability, diversity, and change are interwoven through the program. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Sustainability Studies? Issues of sustainability, climate change adaptation and mitigation, environmental justice, biodiversity, and increasing demand for finite food, water, and energy resources become more critical every day. To better understand-and improve-our relationship with the natural world, consider the environmental studies program at Northern Arizona University. Here, you will study ecosystems and the ways humans interact with them using the perspectives of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. You will work extensively with full-time professors who have practical experience in the environmental sciences and sustainability. You'll have many opportunities for field study and research; our faculty members include undergraduate students in all research projects, and you will be required to complete an undergraduate research project or internship. You will learn how to develop solutions for these issues and prepare for a career in research, industry, education, government, or public service. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Sustainability coordinator Conservation biology Community-supported agriculture Environmental education and communication Resource management, assessment, and protection Air, water, and soil quality monitoring Renewable energy design and construction With further education, one of these paths is possible: Communicator/journalist/educator Community organizer Researcher Resource, park or forest manager Environmental administrator University professor 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 requirements, and university requirements as listed below. All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements. All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work. At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University. Campus Availability Flagstaff [-]

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. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Natural Sciences in USA 2017. 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 Indiana University Medical School. Careers Job opportunities and salaries cannot be beaten! As a graduate of our chemical engineering program, your career possibilities are endless. Here are a couple of organizations that have employed our graduates: 3M Corporation Abbott Labs Bayer BF Goodrich Bristol-Myers Squibb BP Amoco Chevron Texaco Clorox ConAgra Corning Dow Chemical DuPont Eastman Chemical Eli Lilly & Company EPA ExxonMobil General Electric General Mills Goodyear ICI Paints Johnson & Johnson Kimberly-Clark Nabisco Pepsi Co. Pfizer PPG Industries Proctor & Gamble Shell Oil Company Sherwin-Williams Sigma-Aldrich [-]