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Environmental Analysis and Planning, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
The Environmental Analysis and Planning bachelor’s curriculum offered by Frostburg State University is unique among environmental science programs because students not only receive the scientific background needed to analyze environmental challenges, but they also get the technical skills required to design solutions that mitigate the problems. 
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Overview

Program highlights

  • Develop skills such as storm water management, laboratory techniques, wetland delineation, site analysis, surveying, mapping sciences, impact assessment, landscape grading and computer application.
  • Complete an internship in the environmental field, if desired. Our faculty helps by maintaining close working relationships with the U.S. Geological Service, the Maryland Bureau of Mines, Natural Resources Conservation Service and many engineering and environmental planning consulting firms.
  • Use our exceptionally well-equipped facilities that include PC-based computer labs with the latest scientific programs; field equipment and laboratories for surveying, soil investigation and hydrology; and extensive biological resources such as a herbarium, modern limnology laboratory and vertebrate and invertebrate collections.
  • Join organizations on campus that support your environmental science major, such as the student chapter of the Sierra Club and the Geography Club.
  • Get hands-on experience with scientific tools necessary to collect environmental data, analyze challenges and design solutions.

Career

An Frostburg State University degree in Environmental Analysis and Planning opens doors to careers within government agencies as well as engineering and environmental consulting firms. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, environmental scientists can anticipate 15 percent growth in career opportunities through 2022, which is greater than the average growth across all occupations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Physical Geology and Geomorphology
  • Earth System History
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Data Handling 
  • Fundamentals of Cartography
  • Principles of Geographic Information Science
  • Soil: Genesis, Nature and Characterization
  • Remote Sensing - Image Interpretation
  • Topics in the Mapping and Geospatial Sciences
  • Surface Water Hydrology
  • Quaternary Environments
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Surveying and Field Techniques
  • Soil Analysis
  • Soil & Water Engineering
  • Environmental Planning 
  • Environmental Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit an original Application for Admission to Frostburg State University. 
  • Pay the one-time application fee of $45.00 (USD) to Frostburg State University. 
  • Submit official or school certified academic transcript(s) from all high schools and/or colleges/universities attended.  
  • Submit an International Student Certification of Financial Support form along with required supporting financial documents.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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