Bachelor Programs in Environmental Sciences

Compare 22 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 2019 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 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 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 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 of Environmental Science

Southern Cross University
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 Australia Lismore + 2 more

Explore your passion for environmental management, sustainability and species conservation in our Bachelor of Environmental Science degree. [+]

Explore your passion for environmental management, sustainability and species conservation in our Bachelor of Environmental Science degree.As a student, you will be taught hands-on scientific skills by a team who lead the world in environmental science research. Your learning will take place in state of the art facilities and in the living laboratory of our natural environment – the world heritage rainforests, reefs and rivers that surround our campuses.As well as preparing you with foundational scientific knowledge, Bachelor of Environmental Science students will be able to specialize in areas such as coastal management, environmental resource management, waste management and more. This course aims at ensuring graduates are not just knowledgeable and innovative, but industry ready! Graduates will have the practical skills to apply to managing the environment for the future in a range of sectors, including in national parks, environmental consulting companies, environmental protection agencies.... [-]


Bachelor in Environmental Science

Muskingum University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA New Concord

The mission of the Environmental Science program at Muskingum University is to expose students to a nurturing and thought-provoking academic and research experience that will stimulate a life-long and genuine interest in the relationship between human beings and the natural environment of the earth. [+]

The mission of the Environmental Science program at Muskingum University is to expose students to a nurturing and thought-provoking academic and research experience that will stimulate a life-long and genuine interest in the relationship between human beings and the natural environment of the earth.

Student Opportunities Internships

Recent internships for Environmental Science students include:

NSF sponsored Research for Undergraduates (REU) Programs – Muskingum students have participated in a variety of REU programs at different Universities studying environmental issues. Examples include one student who studied at Furman University as part of their Basin Research program and another who participated in the University of Delaware’s REU program monitoring water samples in the Chesapeake Bay area.... [-]


Bachelor of Environmental Science

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

The future of our planet’s health will depend on professionals who can assess and solve our most pressing environmental problems. Environmental science will teach you about our natural world and how to live sustainably within it. Students can pursue careers that involve animal observation, plant survey work, population analysis, plant restoration, education, and data and statistical analysis, or graduate work in conservation biology... [+]

Bachelor of Environmental Science

The future of our planet’s health will depend on professionals who can assess and solve our most pressing environmental problems. Environmental science will teach you about our natural world and how to live sustainably within it. Students can pursue careers that involve animal observation, plant survey work, population analysis, plant restoration, education, and data and statistical analysis, or graduate work in conservation biology, ecological restoration, or ecological research.

Why North Park?

Our program provides a strong foundation in the life sciences and an understanding of Christian stewardship of the environment. We will help you get the resume-building experiences you need through: domestic and international travel courses with unique field experiences; additional course offerings through partnerships with the Au Sable Institute and the Associated Colleges of the College Area; excellent internships; and support for summer undergraduate research opportunities.... [-]


Enviromental Science

Keuka College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Keuka Park

The program provides you with the option to focus on the physical or biological science of the environment by training in the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and earth science. There are also numerous opportunities for students to explore, conduct research, or get involved with nearby community groups such as the Keuka Lake Association and Cornell Cooperative Extension, which offer students a chance to interact in their chosen field off campus. [+]

Surrounded by a wealth of foliage and set on the fresh waters of Keuka Lake, Keuka College makes an ideal setting for environmental science majors to observe and interact with the environment around them.

What Will I Do as an Environmental Science Student?

The program provides you with the option to focus on the physical or biological science of the environment by training in the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and earth science. There are also numerous opportunities for students to explore, conduct research, or get involved with nearby community groups such as the Keuka Lake Association and Cornell Cooperative Extension, which offer students a chance to interact in their chosen field off campus. On campus, the Center for Aquatic Research gives you the opportunity to conduct an independent study on the quality of the surrounding lake water.... [-]


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 of Sustainable Energy & Environment

Swiss German University
Campus Full time 4 years July 2018 Indonesia Tangerang

One current world concern is how life can continue on a sustainable basis. Three important factors are food, energy, and water supply. The new study program in SGU, Sustainable Energy & Environment, under Chemical Engineering Department, [+]

About Study Program

One current world concern is how life can continue on a sustainable basis. Three important factors are food, energy, and water supply. The new study program in SGU, Sustainable Energy & Environment, under Chemical Engineering Department, focusing on energy, particularly renewable energy, energy conservation, environment, and water resources, prepares the human resources needed for these developments, for Indonesia, and for the world.

Vision

To become a globally recognized Chemical Engineering study program, excelling in technology and demonstrating integrity, as well as high social responsibility.

Mission To carry out Chemical Engineering study program activities strongly interacting with industry. To provide a quality education that produces graduates with competencies to fulfill the needs of industry, academic fields, and other social needs. To conduct research in the field of process engineering, processing systems, and equipment, that will contribute to, and impact industry and society. To conduct community service benefitting the industrial community, professionals, and the local community by utilizing science and technology. To build relations with both national and international institutions. To increase the quality and professionalism of the academic and non-academic staff. What You Study ... [-]

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.

This major helps to develop the following skills and abilities:... [-]


Bachelor of Environmental Science (BES)

Charles Darwin University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 Australia Northern Territory Sydney Melbourne + 3 more

This course is a professionally oriented, multidisciplinary program that enables students to acquire a broad base of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in unique environments of the Northern Territory. [+]

Bachelor of Environmental Science (BES)

Locations:

Casuarina Campus External Studies

This course is a professionally oriented, multidisciplinary program that enables students to acquire a broad base of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in unique environments of the Northern Territory. It includes a strong focus on environmental science and management in tropical and desert environments in the Australian and Asia-Pacific region. The course provides students with a thorough knowledge of environmental science and management, together with the ability to access information efficiently and apply scientific methodologies across a hierarchy of scales ranging from the level of organisms in communities through to landscape-level ecosystem functioning and global processes in order to evaluate, understand and predict the nature of environmental change.... [-]


Bachelor in Environmental Science

Colby-Sawyer College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New London

Combine your passion for the natural world with biogeochemistry, biology, chemistry, and ecology to address and solve issues between humans and the environment. [+]

Bachelor in Environmental Science It’s in the Nature of Things

Combine your passion for the natural world with biogeochemistry, biology, chemistry, and ecology to address and solve issues between humans and the environment.

The Environment – Down to a Science

Gain advanced scientific and quantitative understanding of contemporary environmental issues with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science. Couple your broad scientific knowledge with a specialization in one of six concentrations in aquatic science, conservation biology, food and agriculture, sustainable systems, teaching in the outdoors or writing for the environment.

Take advantage of research opportunities in the region's many lakes and rivers, forests and mountain ranges, or walk outside of your residence hall to the campus pond, fields, maple sugar house, permaculture garden and tree nursery, or 86-acre certified tree farm. Combine your classroom and laboratory learning with field studies courses in the Colorado River basin, the desert Southwest, the island community of Martha’s Vineyard or the White Mountains of New Hampshire.... [-]


Bachelor in Environmental Science

Allegheny College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Meadville

Environmental Science is the study of interrelationships between human activities and the environment. We examine effects of human actions on the environment, and the means by which policies, regulations, and decisions influence human actions. We also examine human behavioral, cultural, and sociological interactions that affect the environment. [+]

Bachelor in Environmental Science

Environmental Science is the study of interrelationships between human activities and the environment. We examine effects of human actions on the environment, and the means by which policies, regulations, and decisions influence human actions. We also examine human behavioral, cultural, and sociological interactions that affect the environment.

Major Programs

The program offers two interdisciplinary programs, Environmental Science and Environmental Studies, with over a dozen study area concentrations.

Major in Environmental Science

For students interested in fields such as air and water quality, conservation biology, agro-ecology, public health, environmental engineering, forestry, and fisheries. Areas of concentration include: conservation ecology, terrestrial ecosystems, aquatic ecosystems, landscape ecology, environmental health and toxicology, environmental geology and environmental chemistry.... [-]