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Environmental Science and Studies, Bachelor

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DeLand, FL, United States
The Environmental Science and Studies program from Stetson University is a diverse, interdisciplinary field encompassing art, science and policy which directly relates to agriculture, ecosystems, economics and toxicology. 
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Overview

Preservation of the environment is more important now than it has ever been. Channel your love of and respect for nature into a degree that will open the doors to a rewarding career in the field of environmental science and studies.

Program Overview

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies
  • Major, Minor

You will work within solid ethical and scientific frameworks to make well-supported decisions to protect natural resources, develop innovative solutions for environmental problems and exhibit bold leadership skills for environmental change.

The Stetson University environmental science program offers both bachelor of arts and bachelor of science tracks. The B.S. program involves the study of environmental issues from a natural science perspective with an emphasis on nature conservation. The B.A. program involves the study of environmental issues from a social science perspective with a focus on policy and culture.

The Environmental Science and Studies program from Stetson University offers extensive opportunities for field experience, community-based projects and internships. Students have access to the G.I.S. computer lab, field studies laboratory and equipment, G.P.S. and the associated labs and equipment from member departments like biology and chemistry.

Career Significance

As a major in either environmental science or environmental studies, you will have opportunities at a number of different natural resource agencies, firms and private industries.

Federal, State and County Natural Resource Agencies

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • National Park Service
  • Forest Service
  • Geologic Survey
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • State Park and Environmental agencies
  • County Natural Resource programs

Environmental and Engineering Consulting Firms

  • Most students get hired as either geographic information systems specialists or ecologists.

Private Industries

  • Most students get hired as environmental managers or sustainability officers.
Environmental non-profit organizations

Conservation, research and educational missions are included.

  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Audobon Society
  • Ocean Conservancy
  • Dolphin Research Center
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Environmental Science and Studies
  • Environmental Law & Policy
  • Foundations of Economics 
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Nature, the Sacred, and Ethics
  • Introduction to Mathematical and Statistical Modeling
  • Biostatistics
  • Introduction to Maps and Geographic Information Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    79

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General Requirements

Official Transcripts

  • Official transcripts from your secondary/high school are required. Transfer students are required to submit transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended as well as a listing of courses in progress that includes course names, course numbers and numbers of credit hours.
Letters of Recommendation
  • First-year applicants are required to submit at least one letter of recommendation.
Writing Sample
  • All applicants are required to submit a writing sample. 
Essay Topics
  • Discuss an issue of state, national or global concern to you.
  • If you could live your life fighting for one cause, what would it be and why?

Tuition Fee

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    47270 USD/year
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    47270 USD/year
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Living costs for DeLand

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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