Bachelor Programs in Environmental Sciences

Compare 24 Bachelor Programs in Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences

A bachelor’s degree involves completing basic requirements before taking increasingly specialized classes in a major area of study. Students usually spend the first two years of a four-year program learning the background necessary to comprehend new developments in their chosen field. These degrees are designed to prepare students for personal and professional success.

What is a Bachelor in Environmental Sciences? Several natural sciences, including biology, chemistry, ecology and geology, intersect in this field of study. Students learn and apply the combined principles of these disciplines to real-world situations. This training prepares them to assess the costs and benefits of different approaches to managing human impact on ecosystems.

Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences may obtain a scientific background that is useful for a wide range of professional and personal applications. Skilled specialists can assess the impact of development or industrial production on different ecosystems. Graduates should also gain insight into the scientific method and the systemic study of cause and effect.

A bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences may cost more or less based on the ranking and location of a university. Applicants should investigate the price of programs before applying. Students may also search for scholarships or programs intended to encourage study of the environment.

Completing a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences prepares students to work as consultants, managers or education specialists for local and national governments or private companies. Graduates may also focus on monitoring the quality of specific natural resources as air quality, water quality or soil scientists. It is also possible to seek employment as a scientist with non-governmental organizations dedicated to environmental conservation or establishing evidence for environmental justice cases.

There are many options for pursuing a Bachelor in Environmental Sciences. Online programs can be useful for students in regions without universities offering this degree. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the administration office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Design specialising in Environmental Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Sustainability and Green Design are no longer a trend. These concepts have become part of your daily lives, and form an ever-growing and vital market within architecture and the built environment. Our ‘Environmental Design’ degree focuses students on becoming a pioneering specialist in the field of sustainability. [+]

Sustainability and Green Design are no longer a trend. These concepts have become part of your daily lives, and form an ever-growing and vital market within architecture and the built environment. Our ‘Environmental Design’ degree focuses students on becoming a pioneering specialist in the field of sustainability. They experience designing sustainable buildings and planning ‘green’ spaces, learning about the implementation of the latest technologies and materials, as well as ‘green’ construction accreditation and environmental awareness.

THINGS THAT EXCITE ME: Sustainable design, Architecture, New Technology & ‘Green’ Materials, Inclusive Design, Nature and Preservation, Inspired to save the world!... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies (ES)

Green Mountain College
Campus September 2018 USA Poultney

The environmental studies program at G.M.C. weaves a challenging curriculum together with hands­-on opportunities to build skills and make a change. [+]

The environmental studies program at G.M.C. weaves a challenging curriculum together with hands­-on opportunities to build skills and make a change.

Environmental Studies majors at Green Mountain College can choose to concentrate in a number of different fields—policy, philosophy, science, education, communication, and many more—but they have one thing in common: they want to change the world. The environmental studies program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and experience that they will need to address complex environmental and social problems. By helping students become critical thinkers and engaged citizens, the environmental studies major empowers students with tools for effective political, economic, and social transformation.... [-]


Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years November 2018 Singapore

It is well recognised that businesses must have robust environmental strategies to succeed in the 21st century. Chief Executive Officers have to consider carbon footprints, sustainable practices, global climate change, and waste management issues. [+]

It is well recognised that businesses must have robust environmental strategies to succeed in the 21st century. Chief Executive Officers have to consider carbon footprints, sustainable practices, global climate change, and waste management issues.

These are environmentally sensitive issues which have resulted in an increase of related legislation. In addition, some business activities require a knowledge of the environment. In the aquaculture industry, for example, biological knowledge is required to raise fish, prawns, algae and other crops. But there is no substitute for a good business plan. The benefit of this degree is that it gives you the knowledge and skill to do both.

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Bachelor in Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Avans University of Applied Sciences - Undergraduate programs
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Netherlands Breda Hertogenbosch Tilburg + 2 more

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional [+]

Bachelor in Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional.The local authority in a city wants to be CO2 neutral by 2040. You are part of a consultancy team. You find ways to reduce the energy consumption and utilise suitable sustainable energy sources. You research the availability of solar power, hydropower, geothermal power, wind power and biomass. Your solution is financially viable and accepted by both industry and the public. You take into consideration future developments, techniques and policies.... [-]


Bachelor in Environmental Science

Wilson College
Campus September 2018 USA Chambersburg

Building on Wilson College’s long-standing mission, the Environmental Studies Department strives to cultivate students who seek fulfilling lives and professions by providing them with the tools for ethical leadership and humane stewardship of our communities and our world. [+]

The Environmental Science curriculum provides students with a broad understanding of the cultural, economic and environmental aspects of sustainability. The curricula of the Environmental Studies Department has a strong grounding in the principles of environmental science, sustainability, biology, ecology, chemistry, and statistics. Many courses offered by the Department focus on experiential and service learning.

The Environmental Studies Department offers a major in Environmental Science and Environmental Sustainability, a minor in Environmental Studies and certification in Environmental Education. The Department works in close partnership with the Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies (FCSS) and requires all students to complete an internship in the student's selected area of focus as part of their program. Opportunities are also provided for independent study courses in specialized areas of research.... [-]


Bachelor in Environmental Sciences

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 USA Green Bay + 1 more

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

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.

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Bachelor in Chemistry and Technology (Specialization in Environmental Chemistry and Technology)

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Students are taught common compulsory subjects which are later completed by specialized compulsory-optional and optional courses of individual faculties. At the Faculty of Environmental Technology the specialization comprises all fundamental areas of chemistry and environmental chemistry and of all related disciplines as ecology, hydrochemistry, waste water treatment, atmospheric chemistry and environmental microbiology. [+]

The Bachelor study program in Chemistry and Technology is designed primarily for applicants from abroad; i.e., students who pay tuition. All courses are conducted in English.

Graduates of the program acquire basic knowledge and skills in mathematics; physics; inorganic, organic, physical, and analytical chemistry; biology; and biochemistry.

Theoretical instruction is supplemented with a wide range of hands-on laboratory opportunities which develop and strengthen each student's practical abilities.

Throughout the program, core compulsory subjects are complemented with instruction in compulsory-optional and optional study specialization subjects provided by the various U.C.T. Prague faculties.... [-]


Bachelor Environmental Sciences

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time October 2018 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 [+]

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.... [-]


Bachelor in Environment

Central European University in Skalica (SEVS)
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Slovakia Skalica

The bachelor’s study programme accredited in the study field 4.3.1. Landscape protection and utilization are focused on educating graduates with broad environmental and socio-economic overview. [+]

Bachelor of Environment Characteristics of the study programme:

The bachelor’s study programme accredited in the study field 4.3.1. Landscape protection and utilization are focused on educating graduates with broad environmental and socio-economic overview. The study programme focuses on acquiring knowledge and skills for the analysis of problems, studies and education in the field of general and applied ecology, protection of the nature and natural resources, as well as economic capacity, use of the forms of earth, landscape planning and creation, environmental management in the context of sustainable development.

The studies are balanced in the share of natural and socio-economic disciplines. As part of the studies, students will get the basic education in the field of public administration, regional economy, economic geography and strategies of socioeconomic development, they have the possibility to profile their education in the direction suitable with regards to their assumed professional involvement.... [-]


Bachelor in Environmental Science at Wells

Wells College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Aurora

Environmental science is fundamental to environmental protection and restoration. Coursework in the environmental science major at Wells guides students in examination and analysis of the earth and the human-environment interaction [+]

Environmental science is fundamental to environmental protection and restoration. Coursework in the environmental science major at Wells guides students in examination and analysis of the earth and the human-environment interaction, and develops the technical and scientific skills necessary to build a career related to the environment. Underpinning the major is the belief that environmental science and technology provide important tools that help us become better stewards of the earth, its ecosystems, and its natural resources.

Not only do students receive thorough, specialized instruction and personalized assistance, they often take their studies outside of the classroom. Rather than isolating experiences within a building, students examine animals, trees, lakes, rivers and other aspects of their physical location. Environmental classrooms are intimately linked to the spectacular natural setting that surrounds the Wells campus. ... [-]


Bachelor Degree in Environmental Physical Science

Black Hills State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Spearfish Rapid City + 1 more

Environmental Physical Science deals with the identification, study, and treatment of a variety of environmental problems including ground and surface water quality and management, waste treatment, land-use planning, soil testing, contaminant... [+]

Bachelor Degree in Environmental Physical Science

Environmental Physical Science deals with the identification, study, and treatment of a variety of environmental problems including ground and surface water quality and management, waste treatment, land-use planning, soil testing, contaminant chemistry and monitoring, hazardous waste disposal, land reclamation, and energy management and production. The Science Department at Black Hills State University is a small, personable department committed to quality undergraduate programs in science, with a special emphasis on involving students in research and internship experiences. Although the Environmental Physical Science major is rigorous, the rewards are great. This is a broad and varied science, requiring a background in a number of different science areas. In addition to a variety of geology classes, students will complete additional coursework in chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Students with a strong background in these physical sciences are thus able to successfully compete for the internship, graduate school, and employment opportunities. More advanced study at the graduate level opens up even more opportunities, including advanced research in national laboratories, environmental law, and teaching/research at the college or university level. This major also takes advantage of Black Hills State University's geographical location in an area of active renewable and nonrenewable resource production. The environmental concern surrounding this type of activity creates a wide variety of opportunities for internships and undergraduate research projects.... [-]


Bachelor in Environmental Sciences

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Portugal Braga

The Undergraduate Degree Course in Environmental Sciences trains professionals with the skills to interpret the phenomena that control the state of the Environment. These graduates can contribute to the technique and/or policy decision-making, by grounding it on extensive scientific criteria. [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 3 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Environmental Sciences

BACHELOR | 3 YEARS

The Bachelor of Environmental Sciences trains professionals with skills to analyse the phenomena that controls the state of the environment. These graduates can contribute to the technical decision-making and / or policy process which are based on extensive scientific criteria.

Careers

The perspective simultaneously integrative and specialized, allows these graduates to act in the domains of land management, Nature conservation, environmental monitoring and control of risks, in different professional fields:... [-]


BCIS in Environmental Studies

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time March 2018 New Zealand Palmerston North

Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities and understand the processes that affect local and national environmental development. Moreover, the interdisciplinary aspect of the BCIS programme means that students achieve a broad knowledge including Language, Business, and International Relations... [+]

Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities and understand the processes that affect local and national environmental development. Moreover, the interdisciplinary aspect of the BCIS programme means that students achieve a broad knowledge including Language, Business, and International Relations.

The Environmental Studies major includes 8 compulsory papers, 6 Language and/or Culture papers, 8 majors and 2 electives.

2 papers at level 5:

30.514 Business and Sustainability (15 credits) 40.511 The Human Environment (15 credits) 80.501 Introduction to Tourism (15 credits) 80.502 Introduction to Ecotourism (15 credits) ... [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Science

Green River College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Auburn

The study of Environmental Science is concerned with natural and modified environments and their interactions with biological (including human) systems. [+]

The study of Environmental Science is concerned with natural and modified environments and their interactions with biological (including human) systems. Students gain an understanding of the environmental and ecological context, including positive and negative impacts, and methods to analyze, interrelate, and resolve these complex systems. This program is designed to meet a wide variety of academic goals.

The Associate in Science Transfer degree Option 1 encompasses some general education courses required of first‐and second‐year students and is intended to prepare students planning to transfer to a university in the science‐related fields. It will give students the broad background needed before beginning more specialized, upper‐division courses. The curriculum is not intended to fulfill General Education/University (GER/GUR) requirements, but to prepare prospective transfer science students to enter the state universities with junior standing, not only in credits but also with major/program preparation. To earn this degree, students must complete 90‐quarter credits in courses numbered 100 or above (from approved distribution list below) and meet specific distribution requirements. No more than 25 percent of credit requirements may be taken on a pass/no‐credit basis. Students should be aware that courses with “Pass” grades may not satisfy the requirements in their major field. Students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and earn a minimum of 24 credits, including the last quarter in residence, at Green River Community College.... [-]


Bachelor of Environmental Design

University of Manitoba
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Canada Winnipeg

The Bachelor of Environmental Design program is envisioned as a strong multidisciplinary undergraduate degree in its own right and provides a solid base of design education for students intending to pursue careers and/or graduate studies in a wide variety of disciplines. These include the Faculty's masters degrees in Architecture, City Planning, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture, and at other institutions globally. [+]

The Bachelor of Environmental Design program is envisioned as a strong multidisciplinary undergraduate degree in its own right and provides a solid base of design education for students intending to pursue careers and/or graduate studies in a wide variety of disciplines. These include the Faculty's masters degrees in Architecture, City Planning, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture, and at other institutions globally.

Degree options B.Env.D. Bachelor of Environmental Design – 4 years M.Arch. Master of Architecture M.C.P. Master of City Planning M.I.D. Master in Interior Design M.L.Arch. Master of Landscape Architecture Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy in Design and Planning

Bachelor of Environmental Design (Architecture Masters Preparation Program (AMP) - 2 years following completion of a non-design undergraduate degree (does not require the completion of University 1).... [-]