Bachelor Programs in Environmental Studies

Compare 55 Bachelor Programs in Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies is one of the most relevant degree courses in the modern age and also one of the most important. It has become everyone’s concern on how human activities have degraded the quality of our natural environments. The newly designed BA Environmental Studies degree program is now offered to students from across the world. The course is available in various universities for you to enroll now. It is geared towards preparing students who can dynamically take up the career paths in line with the 21st century and in accordance to the new environmental rules. From oil spilling into bodies of water to the evidence of climate change, the possible effects of human activities on the environment are far reaching.

BA Environmental Studies is an arts degree program that brings all students past the ordinary ecology and conservation of resources. The course seeks to concentrate on maintaining the urban ecosystems, designing effective public policy and sustainable environmental systems. Being a great social problem today, environmental conservation must be understood to ensure graduates handle all matters on environment in a professional way. The BA Environmental Studies curriculum is designed to help undergraduates in working and studying within the contemporary settings at the societal intersection with nature. The program instills knowledge and skills as well as a sense of responsibility to all graduates. The course is globally marketable with excellent career opportunities.

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Bachelor of Sciences

Lane Community College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Eugene + 1 more

Students preparing for transfer to a four-year college or university can choose from among a wide variety of offerings to meet their science general education requirements. Those planning to major in the physical or biological sciences will find the necessary courses to complete the first two years of their curriculum among the division's offerings. [+]

Bachelors in Environmental Studies. Students preparing for transfer to a four-year college or university can choose from among a wide variety of offerings to meet their science general education requirements. Those planning to major in the physical or biological sciences will find the necessary courses to complete the first two years of their curriculum among the division's offerings. This includes complete programs for those interested in the medically-oriented professions such as Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine. "The mission of the Science Division is to assist individuals to achieve their science education needs and goals." The Science Division offers courses and programs in: Anatomy and Physiology / Microbiology Biology Chemistry Earth and Environmental Science Physics and Astronomy The Science Division also supports a number of professional/technical programs including Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Respiratory Care, and Emergency Medical Technician. [-]

BEng (Hons) Energy and Environmental Engineering

Edinburgh Napier University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This wide-ranging course offers a highly relevant qualification. You’ll graduate equipped for a career as a professional engineer in the renewable, built environment and traditional energy industries. [+]

This wide-ranging course offers a highly relevant qualification. You’ll graduate equipped for a career as a professional engineer in the renewable, built environment and traditional energy industries. Course introduction International agreements aimed at limiting environmental damage from traditional energy production systems are encouraging the development of alternative energy resources. As an energy engineer, you’ll be exploring cleaner, more efficient ways of using fossil fuels, while investigating and specifying the design of renewable energy developing systems using renewable and sustainable resources, such as solar and wind energy. You will also look at how local climate impacts on the design and selection of these systems, and consider their life cycle and carbon footprint. What you'll learn The course focuses on learning engineering principles and practices, as well as computing skills and principles of design, relating to a wide range of energy systems. You’ll also learn methods of applying energy-efficiency in design, to engineering practices, to create more environmentally-friendly forms of industrial design and manufacture. This course has Incorporated Engineer accreditation from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Honours degree has partial Chartered Engineer accreditation. It is also accredited by the Energy Institute. Work placement: You are encouraged to take an optional industrial placement in addition to taught modules. Though this is non-credited, our placements team will support you to find placement opportunities. Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study. Careers Carbon reduction is a hot topic. You’ll... [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Studies

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

Students whose interest and course work are concentrated in science will earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree, while those more interested in human/cultural courses will earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. [+]

Bachelors in Environmental Studies. How We're Different Aquinas is one of only two liberal arts colleges in Michigan to offer a geography major. Faculty have expertise in the triad of geography: physical geography, human geography, and geographic techniques. Students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through faculty-directed research projects(e.g, Mohler-Thompson Summer Program) and internships in the local community (e.g, City of Grand Rapids, Grand Valley Metro Council, Michigan Department of Transportation, and others). Aquinas geography graduates are employed in a wide variety of jobs including: urban planner, dam inspector, property tax assessor, environmental educator, GIS director, and college professor. A strong, broad curriculum in geography prepares students well to continue on to graduate school. Since 2006, 100% of graduates applying to geography graduate programs have been awarded assistantships or fellowships. In the past 10 years, geography majors have gone on to study at graduate schools across the U.S. and the world including: Syracuse University, University of Oregon, University of Georgia, Rutgers University, Cal Poly, University of Wyoming, Swansea University(Wales), University of Texas at Austin, and numerous regional institutions. Graduate David Baylis ’06 was a Fulbright-Hays Fellow in Turkey for 2014. Both cartography (map making) and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) are full semester classes, giving students a strong background in geographic techniques. We use the same GIS software as local, state, and federal agencies, so that students have the skills for entry level employment in the field of GIS. Most geography programs are found in large universities where faculty work... [-]

Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of South Carolina
Campus September 2017 USA Columbia

The USC Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is at the forefront of education and research, expanding in areas such as hurricane and earthquake design, sustainable development, intelligent transportation systems, high-performance and novel materials characterization, bioelectrical remediation, life-cycle analyses, nondestructive evaluation, and cardiovascular flow. [+]

The innovative, dynamic work of civil and environmental engineers can be seen everywhere in today's world. Civil and environmental engineers analyze, plan, design, and build structures such as buildings, bridges, and dams; infrastructure systems for transportation; water resources and natural hazard protection; and environmental control and remediation of both the natural and constructed environment. The USC Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is at the forefront of education and research, expanding in areas such as hurricane and earthquake design, sustainable development, intelligent transportation systems, high-performance and novel materials characterization, bioelectrical remediation, life-cycle analyses, nondestructive evaluation, and cardiovascular flow. While working on their degree, USC civil and environmental engineering undergraduate students also have the opportunity to participate in research projects and work with graduate students and professors as research assistants. Research projects stem from the five areas of civil and environmental engineering and are often conducted by multidisciplinary teams and researchers of different backgrounds. Civil and environmental engineers enjoy high salaries and have a multitude of employment opportunities. Our graduates are prepared to enter the job market with federal, state, and municipal agencies; with private consulting firms involved with aspects of planning, design, construction, or environmental sustainability; and with the development of facilities, resources, and environmental control for industrial development. Areas of Study Environmental Engineering Here we focus on improving the environmental quality of air, water, and soils, including physical and biochemical remediation and treatment, sustainable construction, modeling of environmental systems, solid and hazardous waste control, air pollution control and drinking... [-]

Bachelor's in Environmental Sustainability

Eastern Mennonite University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Harrisonburg Lancaster + 1 more

At EMU, you’ll receive a top-notch scientific education thanks to professors who are experts in their fields and our well-rounded, interdisciplinary learning approach. It’s part of what makes EMU a Christian university like no other. [+]

Bachelors in Environmental Studies. Environmental Sustainability Major At EMU, you’ll receive a top-notch scientific education thanks to professors who are experts in their fields and our well-rounded, interdisciplinary learning approach. It’s part of what makes EMU a Christian university like no other. Environmental sustainability majors learn to truly grasp the nature of environmental research and issues by taking courses in a variety of disciplines. Biology, sociology and peacebuilding professors work closely together on environmental sustainability courses that weave forward-thinking sustainability practices with issues of international and community development and conservation. At the same time, students get a more in-depth education in one field by choosing a science or a social sustainability track within the environmental sustainability major. Our graduate program in peacebuilding is also an asset to any undergrad in the fields of development and sustainability; dozens of grad-level international scholars flock to EMU each year to study at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. And many professors around campus have decades of experience working and living overseas advocating for those in the margins. About Our Environmental Sustainability Major What makes EMU’s environmental sustainability major so unique? Plenty! Our program provides a combination of breadth and depth. All students learn the interdisciplinary nature of environmental research and issues by taking courses in a variety of disciplines. At the same time, students get a more in-depth education in one area by choosing a science or a social sustainability track within the environmental sustainability major. Key Distinctives of Our Program An interdisciplinary... [-]

Bachelor Degree in Geological, Natural and Environmental Sciences

University of Camerino
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Camerino

The course is designed to train professional experts in geo-environmental analysis, management of the environment and territory by a sustainable approach for the protection of biodiversity, reduction of risks arising from improper use of natural resources through a cross-disciplinary and systemic environment. [+]

Degree with a major in: NATURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 
Degree with a major in: GEOLOGY The course is designed to train professional experts in geo-environmental analysis, management of the environment and territory by a sustainable approach for the protection of biodiversity, reduction of risks arising from improper use of natural resources through a cross-disciplinary and systemic environment. Program Pre-Requisites / documents to be provided for pre evaluation: High-school diploma that states the requirements  for access to university education, i.e. conferred on completion of a minimum of 12 years of education Certificate of academic eligibility if required by your home country  (ex. for Chinese students GAOKAO certificate with min. score 380, for Greek students APOLITYRION) International English Language certificate (Cambridge; IELTS; TOEFL/TOEIC min level B1) For detailed information about application process, fees and scholarship please contact us. [-]

Bachelor in Sustainability Science and Engineering

Tunghai University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Taiwan Taichung

Education Goals: To develop the ability to deal with cultural diversity in global enterprises and industry. To advocate character development in the framework of liberal arts, Science and Engineering education. [+]

Bachelors in Environmental Studies. Education Goals To develop the ability to deal with cultural diversity in global enterprises and industry. To advocate character development in the framework of liberal arts, Science and Engineering education. To enhance self-expression, communication, and confidence in the diversified environment To enhance global competitiveness for further academic study and professional development. Train students in understanding critical factors that impact the sustainability of human institutions, organizations, cultures, and technologies in various social, natural, and built environments. Core Competencies Business project or sustainability project analysis. Blingual and cross-cultural communication. Teamwork. Charisma and leadership. Special Features of the Program Cultivates leaders with a global environmental vision. Emphasizes an English language focus centered on policy, scientific and engineering communication skills. Focuses on problems that transcend state and national borders, yet also have local relevance. Develops scientific, engineering, and policy skills that seek to turn resources into effective environmental action. Provides summer Industrial/onsite internship opportunities both locally and abroad and invites profession practitioners to offer career advice. Designs exclusively English-based evening activities and clubs. Establishes comprehensive English learning environments and hands-on advising. Appoints a full-time American Teaching Assistant to help students with their required courses. Offers a unique all-English taught general education curriculum. Collaborates with partner schools in Europe and America to offer 2+2 and 3+2 dual-degree programs. Future Options 1.Further Academic Study Students are encouraged to pursue master and doctoral degrees for careers in business, research, industry, government or education. THU has collaborated with overseas partner universities to offer 3+2... [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Studies

William Peace University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Raleigh

Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides an overview of the scientific, economic, cultural, and policy elements of the environment and the issues touching it. [+]

Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides an overview of the scientific, economic, cultural, and policy elements of the environment and the issues touching it. The EVS major draws on both liberal arts and pre-professional disciplines, including Biology, Chemistry, Anthropology, Political Science, Business Administration, Global Studies, and Communication. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 10% of new jobs by 2033 will be “green” careers. Examples of these new careers include the following: environmental safety specialist, environmental coordinator or planner or permitting specialist, risk assessor, greenways coordinator, nature preserve manager, carbon broker, protection technician, sustainability coordinator, environmental educator, ecotour guide, lobbyist, and many more. According to Peterson's, "Environmental Studies graduates can expect to find careers as environmental planners, analysts and policy-makers. Of course, you can also work for a corporation, managing their compliance with environmental regulations and conducting audits of internal environmental efficiency (EE). Graduates can also work in the conservation or public sector managing or protecting natural resources. The degree is also a good starting point for an advanced degree. Environmental studies can prepare students for degrees in medicine, law, and graduate studies." [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Sciences

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Green Bay + 1 more

The Environmental Sciences major prepares students to analyze, understand, and solve environmental problems. [+]

Bachelors in Environmental Studies. The Environmental Science major prepares students to analyze, understand, and solve environmental problems. The program of study in the Environmental Science major is interdisciplinary, emphasizing an integrated approach to knowledge in the field. Because the study of environmental problems requires a sound understanding of scientific principles, the Environmental Science major is grounded in the natural sciences and mathematics. The curriculum includes a social science component, enabling students to gain an understanding of environmental economic and policy issues. Field experiences, internships and practicums are emphasized. This major helps to develop the following skills and abilities: formulate and interpret models that describe environmental processes facility with laboratory and field instrumentation, software for statistical analysis and modeling, taxonomic keys, and other practical skills design and implement research strategies and procedures to collect, organize, evaluate, and interpret data that characterize environmental systems characterize and analyze human impacts on the environment design and evaluate strategies, technologies and methods for remediation of degraded environments design and evaluate strategies for sustainable management of environmental systems access and manage data resources applicable to environmental processes and management This major is designed for students who are seriously interested in environmental concerns and studies. Students who plan to pursue this major should emphasize science and mathematics in their course work. Courses in biology, chemistry, geoscience, physics, and mathematics provide the needed background. While many universities are just beginning to recognize the need for environmental science programs, UW-Green Bay has nearly 40 years of teaching and research... [-]

Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies

Goodwin College
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA East Hartford

Explore and appreciate the natural world at Goodwin College. In our bachelor’s degree program in Environmental Studies you will develop the essential skills needed to become an effective advocate and participate in environmental protection. [+]

Become an Advocate for Environmental Protection Explore and appreciate the natural world at Goodwin College. In our bachelor’s degree program in Environmental Studies you will develop the essential skills needed to become an effective advocate and participate in environmental protection. The Connecticut River Is Your Classroom Goodwin College is located on 900 acres of riverfront property. Our campus setting enables students to spend time in the field, conducting real research and learning the technical aspects of the field first-hand. Our Environmental Studies program provides technical training for in‑demand careers while focusing on the scientific aspects of environmental stewardship. Customize Your Degree Students have the opportunity to customize their degree by choosing from two distinct tracks: Environmental Health River Studies In-Demand Careers As a graduate of this program are prepared to work in industries like education, professional consulting, health services, manufacturing, public administration, and other professional settings. Our bachelor’s degree program in Environmental Studies will prepare you to work in in-demand careers like: Environmental Health Track Environmental Health Specialists Environmental Scientists Materials Scientists Geoscientists River Studies Track Forest Scientists Conservation Scientists Environmental Monitoring Technicians Environmental Protection Specialists Flexible Scheduling For your convenience, you can take classes on-campus, online or in a hybrid format. Whether you are interested in attending full- or part-time, this is the degree for you! Program Outcomes Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to: Evaluate human activities and their impact on global environmental systems. Understand interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary approaches to environmental protection. Evaluate environmental contaminants,... [-]

Transfer Bachelor in Forestry/Natural Resources

Southwestern Oregon Community College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Coos Bay

The Associate of Science degree, with an emphasis in Forestry, provides students with an introduction to the technical and scientific knowledge related to the field of forestry and forest management. [+]

Bachelors in Environmental Studies. ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE FORESTRY EMPHASIS The Associate of Science degree, with an emphasis in Forestry, provides students with an introduction to the technical and scientific knowledge related to the field of forestry and forest management. This set of classes satisfies the requirements for an Associate of Science degree and also meets the lower division requirements at Oregon State University (OSU) for a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry. There is a signed articulation agreement with the Forestry Department at Oregon State University that allows students that complete this AS degree and two additional courses to enter OSU as a junior in the Forestry program. Beyond the AS degree requirements, students will need to take the Forest Biology course (FOR 240) from OSU which can be done online. In addition, students will need to take a Physics course which is not calculus based. Currently, SWOCC does not offer that course. The forestry field is projected to have many career opportunities coming up in the next decade as many forestry and natural resources professionals retire in the next few years. If you enjoy working outdoors and want to have a career that focuses on managing our valuable forest lands to conserve and protect resources as well as produce valuable products for society, this is an excellent time to consider this degree. PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of this program the student will be able to: • Integrate technical field skills with analytical skills to identify important... [-]

Bachelor In Quality And Sustainability

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Senegal Dakar

Quality and Sustainable Development is a reality, a response to the great challenges facing businesses today: sustainable increase in the cost of energy, "talent war" transparency requirements. [+]

Quality and Sustainable Development is a reality, a response to the great challenges facing businesses today: sustainable increase in the cost of energy, "talent war" transparency requirements. Environmental concerns are pervasively present in some areas because they become not only essential from a business point of view, but are also related to a matter of economic survival. This program is a response to these challenges with the implementation obeys the BMD system and the ISO program methodological repository design 9001 version 2008 is available alone or in joint-degree with Bachelor UQAC. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. THIS PROGRAM OFFERED This program offers you the expertise to help design and animation of a QSE approach within the company. To assist in evaluating also the QSE management system in monitoring regulations and ensure traceability while managing customer requirements, to assist the Directors in the development and management of CSR programs. Personality traits: • Ability to organize, analyze and anticipation; • Listening and empathy capacity; • animation capacity; • Stress resistance; Our signs first develop a methodological expertise and then propose an application of such knowledge in Quality and Sustainable Development within the company. What background for License Managers with a solid foundation in management and able to intervene in several functions of a given company. Depending on their choice equip themselves late in the first round of new multidisciplinary skills as Sustainable Development,... [-]

Bachelor Environmental Sciences

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Lüneburg

The natural resources are becoming increasingly scarce. In the last 200 years in the wake of the economic and social development of many energy sources over their [+]

Bachelors in Environmental Studies. MAJOR The natural resources are becoming increasingly scarce. In the last 200 years, many energy sources have been stressed beyond their point of regeneration in the wake of the economic and social development. As a student of environmental science to analyze the causes of environmental problems in economic and social behavior of people and learn to develop new sustainable solutions. ONLINE APPLICATION The online application is available from mid-May 2015. Find out in advance about the entry requirements and the special admission procedure at Leuphana College. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE STUDY The Bachelor of Environmental Sciences focuses on methods and techniques that make it possible to integrate the environmental, economic and social needs of a society so that a sustainable, long term viable and sensible long-term development is possible. As a student of environmental sciences examine problems from the perspective of different, complementary disciplines - for example, from a sociological, environmental and economic perspective. The basis of studying knowledge of methodological approaches of the social and natural sciences. Similarly, you acquire communication and design skills, work with models and statistics, but also conduct research in the laboratory or in the field. STUDY ABROAD ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES During her studies at the College of Environmental Sciences University of Lüneburg, you can gain international experience. In addition semester abroad as part of an Erasmus exchange, you have the option to switch to the undergraduate program Environmental and Sustainability Studies. By switching you can start your study of environmental sciences an integrated... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Geoscience

The University of Tennessee at Martin
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Martin

The Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources at the University of Tennessee at Martin offers a Bachelor of Science degree program [+]

The Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources at the University of Tennessee at Martin offers a Bachelor of Science degree program in Geoscience.   Students who wish to pursue this degree can choose from three concentrations: Geography -- the study and mapping of the locations, characteristics, spatial distributions, transformations, and interactions of the earth's environmental and human phenomena. Geographists work as climatologists, meteorologists, environmental managers, urban & regional planners, military intelligence officers, cartographers, satellite image analysts, and more This is a structured-but-flexible curriculum comprised of world regional, physical, cultural, applied, and technical Geography courses; A minor from a different discipline such as Geology, History, or Computer Science, depending on individual interests and long-terms plans; Geology -- the study of the materials and processes which have shaped the earth's physical surface and interior. As a scientist, you will hypothesize and analyze complex geological processes. You'll study phenomena such as volcanoes, earthquakes, floods, and glaciers to see how they have given shape to the earth's great mountains and fertile prairies. Rocks and fossils will give you clues to the locations of natural resources and to the ways in which geoscientists can help society cope with natural disasters. As an explorer, you will participate in field expeditions throughout Tennessee, other regions of North America, and have the opportunity to travel abroad to experience geologic processes firsthand and where they occur. Fieldtrips to caves, mines, mountains, the coast, and other places will expose you to a world that you have often seen, but may... [-]

Bachelor in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management

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

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management - Learn to work with diverse groups to design and deliver high-quality recreation experiences that are ecologically and economically sound. Experiential education, leadership, management skills and adventure opportunities are the emphasis of this bachelor’s-degree program. [+]

Bachelors in Environmental Studies. Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management Learn to work with diverse groups to design and deliver high-quality recreation experiences that are ecologically and economically sound. Experiential education, leadership, management skills and adventure opportunities are the emphasis of this bachelor’s-degree program. Students choose from several minors, including outdoor leadership, environmental communication and environmental studies. No matter which area of focus you select, you’ll graduate with a highly marketable and capable set of skills: “Leave No Trace” wilderness travel and camping Best practices in recreational program design and delivery Effective management techniques for sustainable nature-based operations Ability to analyze the cultural, historical and environmental impacts of nature-based tourism Communication, leadership and problem-solving Career Options Environmental Educator/Interpreter Nature/Interpretive Center Management Recreation Outfitters Owner/Manager/Guide Health Club or Spa Manager Recreation Program and Operations Supervisor Eco-Tourism Guide/Manager Resort, Cruise Line or College Activities Director Camp Director K-12 Administration* Student Guidance/Counseling* College Student Development/Student Affairs* *Master’s degree and certification required Required Courses Program Requirements English Comp I First Year Seminar Recreation & Leisure in U.S. Adirondack Studies Adventure Education I/II Environmental Education Principles of Management Outdoor Recreation Leadership Outdoor Education Program Design & Planning Sustainable Practices in Entrepreneurship Principles of Marketing Sustainable Nature-Based Tourism Financial Decision Making Risk Management & Liability Experiential Electives Recreation Practicum Outdoor Leadership Practicum Interdisciplinary Field Studies Natural World Electives Biology I Introduction to Environmental Science The Adirondack Environment Geology Natural Habitat Interpretation Dendrology Introduction to Wildlife Management Natural History of North American Vertebrates Ecological... [-]