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Environmental Analysis and Planning, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
The four-year bachelor’s curriculum 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • 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:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students who demonstrate university-level language proficiency in English. Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students who demonstrate university-level language proficiency in English. Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

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