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Environmental Science and Studies, B.A. / B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
DeLand, FL, United States
Preservation of the environment is more important now than it has ever been. Channel your love of and respect for nature into the Environmental Science and Studies program of Stetson University that will open the doors to a rewarding career in the field of environmental science and studies.
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Overview

The Environmental Science and Studies program of Stetson University offers both bachelor of arts and bachelor of science tracks, as well extensive opportunities for field experience, community-based projects and internships.

Stetson's Environmental Science and Studies program is a diverse, interdisciplinary field encompassing art, science and policy which directly relates to agriculture, ecosystems, economics and toxicology. 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 BS program involves the study of environmental issues from a natural science perspective with an emphasis on nature conservation. The BA program involves the study of environmental issues from a social science perspective with a focus on policy and culture.

Students have access to the GIS computer lab, field studies laboratory and equipment, G.P.S. and the associated labs and equipment from member departments like biology and chemistry.

Career Outlook

The two directions offered by the environmental science and studies program prepare graduates for outcomes that will lead into the environmental and climate science field and the environmental and climate policy sectors. Not surprisingly, given our rapidly changing world, there is increased demand across multiple sectors for graduates with a background in environmental science.

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:

  • Environmental Science and Studies
  • Environmental Law & Policy
  • Foundations of Economics 
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Nature, the Sacred, and Ethics
  • Mathematical and Statistical Modeling

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6

    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.

General Requirements

  • The Stetson University Application
  • A $50.00 non-refundable fee must accompany your application for admission
  • Official transcripts from your secondary/high school are required
  • First-year applicants are required to submit at least one letter of recommendation
  • All applicants are required to submit a writing sample
  • All international applicants for admission who do not come from an English-speaking country or who have not attended an English-speaking school for at least three years must provide proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24750 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    49500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24750 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for DeLand

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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