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Bachelor Natural Science programs refer to the sciences that use scientific methods to understand the natural world. Branches of natural science include biology, chemistry, ecology, agriculture, mathematics, astronomy, and physics, among others. Professionals with Bachelor Natural Science degrees have opportunities to work in research, academia, non-profits organizations, private companies, government institutions, engineering firms, conservation, and many other areas.

Aside from coursework, curriculum for Bachelor Natural Science programs also includes laboratory work and work with practical applications in order to simulate real world problems. Additionally, Bachelor Natural Science programs provide knowledge about cross-disciplinary fields, such as chemical physics, biochemistry, geoinformatics, nanoscience, and others, however in-depth study in these areas is usually done on a postgraduate level.

Bachelor Natural Science programs can be challenging and rewarding. If you are considering a Bachelor Natural Science degree, then scroll through the programs below and you may find the degree that you have been searching for!

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University of Aruba

This three year, 180 credit BA-STEM program focuses on sustainable development within the context of small islands states. The program is designed to prepare the next gen ... [+]

Bachelors in Natural Sciences.

Sustainable Island Solutions through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Sustainability has become the watchword of governments, businesses and research institutes. Sustainability requires collaboration between institutions and disciplines, it cannot be translated into technological terms alone. However, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) do have an important role to play in sustainable development in the 21 st century.

The vulnerability of small island states to environmental and economic shocks requires a multidisciplinary response towards sustainable development. In this perspective, it is evident that our countries, societies, and industry demand future innovators, educators, researchers and leaders who can solve the most pressing challenges both today and tomorrow.... [-]

Aruba Oranjestad
September 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
West Virginia University

Biology majors study living organisms and the processes of life. Choose from four areas of emphasis to focus your studies: cellular and molecular biology, ecology and env ... [+]

About

When you explore biology, you begin to understand the extraordinary nature of the world — from genes to ecosystems, molecules and cells, structure and function, organisms and their environments.

Through in-depth instruction at the cutting-edge of our discipline, hands-on research conducted with award-winning faculty and experience with next-generation resources and equipment, Biology majors at WVU learn to question, experiment and innovate. We provide all the opportunities of a large university with a small college feel.

As a Biology major, your career goals may include biological research, medical school, pharmacy, business or education. Students interested in health professions also have access to additional information and advice through the Pre-Health Advising and Professional Development Office.... [-]

USA Morgantown
August 2020
4 years
Campus
George Mason University - Undergraduate Programs

The bachelor degree programs in biology provide a sound liberal arts education with substantial experience in quantitative and analytical thought, along with preparation ... [+]

The bachelor degree programs in biology provide a sound liberal arts education with substantial experience in quantitative and analytical thought, along with preparation for related professions. Our entire core (required) courses include a recitation, a laboratory, or both and we require additional laboratory experience beyond the core.

Through the requirements outlined above, the Department provides the strong background necessary not only for graduate study in the Life Sciences, but also enables students to develop careers in a wide variety of disciplines, including secondary school teaching, environmental management, microbiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, genetics, wildlife management, fisheries biology, and marine science. Furthermore, our curriculum prepares a student for careers in the Health Sciences including medicine, dentistry, veterinary science and related allied health disciplines. The BS degree in Medical Laboratory Science prepares students for careers in doctor’s offices, and hospitals, as well as in biotechnology and industrial laboratories. Individuals with the MLAB degree often move into research and administrative positions later in their careers.... [-]

USA Fairfax Washington
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Erskine College

Here at Erskine, the Biology Department seeks to help students better grasp the world we live in through furthering their understanding of the biological sciences. A majo ... [+]

Biology

Here at Erskine, the Biology Department seeks to help students better grasp the world we live in through furthering their understanding of the biological sciences. A major in biology emphasizes discovery, scientific thinking, and the skills needed for a career or further study.

Two concentrations are available.

A major in Biology with an emphasis in Biomedical Science (BS-Biomed) is designed for students who plan to seek advanced degrees in medicine, pharmacology, or pharmacy, and careers in biomedical research, forensic science, genetics, physiology, biochemistry, or molecular biology. A major in Biology with an emphasis in Ecology, Environmental Science, and Wildlife Biology (BS-EEW) is designed for students seeking to work or pursue graduate studies in conservation biology, ecology, zoology, botany, wildlife management, or environmental science. ... [-]
USA Due West
January 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Tampa College of Natural and Health Sciences

This broad but intensive program can be tailored to fit nearly any career path, including preparation for governmental or private sector employment in the field or in the ... [+]

The Department of Biology offers students a wide selection of stimulating courses catering to degrees in biology, marine science-biology, marine science-chemistry, biology-business, and environmental science.

Recent graduates who have chosen to major in these fields have established successful careers in many governmental agencies and the private sector. Additionally, many graduates attend top-tier graduate schools or professional programs. The foundation for their success was gained through the hands-on educational experience and personalized attention afforded through The University of Tampa.

Students studying any of the biological fields are presented with many experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom, including:... [-]

USA Tampa
August 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Lawrence University

Lawrence University’s physics department offers one of the premier undergraduate physics programs in the country, featuring breadth and depth in physics programs not ofte ... [+]

About

Lawrence University’s physics department offers one of the premier undergraduate physics programs in the country, featuring breadth and depth in physics programs not often seen at the undergraduate level.

You will learn the practice of physics through a program that features an interplay between classes and co-curricular activities, all within a collaborative environment that focuses on student success. You will reach success through our signature programs connected to areas of faculty expertise, combined with research training that begins in the curriculum and reaches maturation in research fellowships and Senior Experience projects.

You might enjoy this if you're interested in... Understanding the laws that govern the universe: from gigantic stars to subatomic particles Conducting scientific research and exploring the physical world Following in the footsteps of the great scientists in the world, such as Marie Curie or Albert Einstein Work in influential industries, such as energy, air, and space ... [-]
USA Appleton
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Moravian College

Neuroscience represents a relatively new but rapidly expanding area of study that brings together a variety of disciplines to explore the development, structure, function ... [+]

SCHOLARSHIPS UP TO USD 25.000 FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS.

Moravian College offers an International Student Merit Award based primarily on academic achievement: grades, the strength of your academic program, your TOEFL or IELTS scores, and your SAT scores if submitted.Please contact Executive Director of International Enrollment via inquiry form on this page for more information regarding the International Student Merit Award.

NEUROSCIENCE

Neuroscience represents a relatively new but rapidly expanding area of study that brings together a variety of disciplines to explore the development, structure, functional activities and behavioral consequences of the nervous system. Some areas addressed through the study of neuroscience include cognition, neurobiology of aging, developmental neurobiology and the effects of neuropharmacology on behavior. New research findings focus on evolving concepts in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, neural stem cell research, biochemical basis of thinking and learning and behavior.... [-]

USA Bethlehem
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
Monmouth College

The curriculum in Biology offers an opportunity for students to understand the structures and processes that characterize life and to appreciate the tremendous diversity ... [+]

The curriculum in Biology offers an opportunity for students to understand the structures and processes that characterize life and to appreciate the tremendous diversity of living organisms. Course work is balanced among three scales of biological organization: Cell/Molecular, Physiology/Organismal, and Ecology/Evolution.

An important component of the major is independent research that enables the student to become familiar with the process of science by investigating a specific biological problem in the laboratory or field.

Most courses are extensive rather than intensive in content, thus providing the student with considerable breadth in the biological sciences as a whole. Such training may lead to more specifically focused work such as graduate or professional school, employment in government or industry, or teaching at the secondary or college level. Biologists who are graduates of liberal arts colleges often offer employers a broader, more flexible outlook in approaching problems.... [-]

USA Monmouth
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
German University of Technology in Oman

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Geosciences (AGEO) at GUtech is customized to the requirements of Oman and the wider region, building on the expertise of RWTH Aachen U ... [+]

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Geosciences (AGEO) at GUtech is customized to the requirements of Oman and the wider region, building on the expertise of RWTH Aachen University in Germany. The Bachelor program focuses on three areas of key importance to the region’s present and future: energy, water, and mineral resources. In addition to providing a rigorous education with high standards, GUtech places a strong emphasis on the future employability of its graduates. For this reason, many courses in the program are presented in cooperation with local and international industry partners. Soft skills, such as communication, teamwork and presentation skills, are integrated throughout the curriculum. From their first day at GUtech students are encouraged to think critically and act responsibly and our professors assist them in developing these competencies accordingly.... [-]

Oman Muscat
September 2019
Full-time
7 semesters
Campus
The State University of New York at Geneseo

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Geneseo provides an opportunity to learn and develop in an environment dedicated to excellence. ... [+]

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Geneseo provides an opportunity to learn and develop in an environment dedicated to excellence. Professional and personal relationships between faculty and students both in and out of the classroom and laboratory are cultivated through joint departmental governance, departmental colloquium presentations, trips to professional meetings and informal social events. The Department offers four-year programs in physics and applied physics, and a (five year) 3-2 program in physics and engineering is offered with ten different colleges. Upon graduation, all undergraduate physics majors receive either the B.A. or B.S. degree in physics. The physics program includes at least 12 courses in physics and four courses in mathematics, two in another lab science and one in computer science. ... [-]

USA Geneseo
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Ohio Wesleyan University

The major begins with calculus and moves to intermediate courses that lay the foundation for further exploration of mathematics. One is required to take a theoretical cou ... [+]

Bachelor in Mathematics

The department provides courses for students anticipating employment or graduate work in mathematics, statistics, or mathematics education. In addition, we offer courses for students wishing to use mathematics or statistics in support of another major or simply to learn something new and quantitative.

About the Major

The major begins with calculus and moves to intermediate courses that lay the foundation for further exploration of mathematics. One is required to take a theoretical course in analysis or algebra and also a course (or one can demonstrate proficiency) in computer programming. From there, the department offers a rich collection of advanced mathematics courses that prepare students for a variety of career options.... [-]

USA Delaware
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Lakeland University

Earning acceptance into the graduate school of your choice feels good. Attending that graduate school free of charge, while also receiving a stipend, may seem too good to ... [+]

Earning acceptance into the graduate school of your choice feels good. Attending that graduate school free of charge, while also receiving a stipend, may seem too good to be true.

It is true, though, and we have the graduates to prove it. In just the past few years, we've put students into funded Ph.D. programs at prestigious schools like the University of Wisconsin, Michigan Tech University, Rutgers and North Carolina.

"I'm really pleased that our graduates with a passion for biology have had incredible success being accepted by some pretty high-powered programs," says Paul Pickhardt, Lakeland's natural sciences division chair. "If you pursue a masters or Ph.D. in biology, and you're applying to good programs, they will pay you to go to school."... [-]

USA Plymouth
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Southwestern Oklahoma State University

The diversity in academic background and experiences of the Chemistry faculty members and their commitment to high-quality education give the Southwestern Oklahoma State ... [+]

General Information

The diversity in academic background and experiences of the Chemistry faculty members and their commitment to high-quality education give the Southwestern Oklahoma State University chemistry major a competitive edge for success. Each area of specialization is taught by an instructor with a Ph.D. in that area such as organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, or physical chemistry. The small class and laboratory sizes allow extensive class discussions and one-on-one interactions with the instructor. Students have ample opportunities to ask their instructor questions.

Laboratory experience is essential for a well-prepared chemist. The Chemistry program at SWOSU emphasizes this side of chemical education through a variety of laboratory classes, each taught by a Ph.D. chemist. Junior and senior students working on either BS degree option select a research project under the direction of a chemistry professor. This allows one-on-one instruction on projects of current scientific interest. Students will gain experience not only in traditional chemistry techniques but will also have an opportunity to operate modern scientific instrumentation. Selected laboratory experiments are interfaced directly to computers for convenient data collection and manipulation.... [-]

USA Weatherford
September 2019
Campus
High Point University

Our graduates do whatever they want to do! There is no single career path that they choose. With strong problem-solving skills and theoretical understanding, experience i ... [+]

Overview

Undergraduate research, public outreach, summer internships, publications, and R&D projects…there’s a lot going on in the Department of Physics at High Point University. We invite you to browse our website, blog, course materials, and photo galleries. But if you really want to know what we are about, we encourage you to come to campus and spend time with our faculty, our physics majors, and our alumni. We love to talk physics and astronomy, and we love to show you our results. So check out our annual reports.

2013-2014 Annual Report (79 MB, long download)

2014-2016 Annual Report (272 MB, long download)

What can I do with this major?

With strong problem-solving skills and theoretical understanding, experience in designing and carrying out experiments, and extensive application of computational modeling and computer programming, our graduates are prepared for a variety of careers and graduate programs in science that is as diverse as our students themselves.... [-]

USA High Point
September 2019
4 years
Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences

The BSocSc (Hons) in Geography is structured so that students can either choose to specialize in certain sub-fields of the discipline at later stages of their study or to ... [+]

Bachelors in Natural Sciences. Introduction

With the implementation of four-year undergraduate degree programmes in 2012, the Faculty of Social Sciences has introduced a joint admission practice for four Majors, namely Geography, Government & International Studies, History and Sociology. Under this new admission practice, students will be provided with a broad-based social sciences training in their first year with no specific majors. Upon the completion of the first year of study, students may apply to take “Geography” as their Major and enrol in the Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Geography programme based on individual interest and academic performance. (For details of Broad-based Admission Programmes, please go to http://sosc.hkbu.edu.hk/bap/.)... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus