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Environmental Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Austin, TX, United States
Learn how to solve critical environmental problems. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Chemistry at Saint Edward’s University prepares you for careers that help solve critical environmental problems in such areas as climate change, energy, waste/recycling, air and water pollution, and environmental disasters.
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As a BS in Environmental Chemistry major at Saint Edward's University, you will:

  • Access state of-the-art instrumentation
  • Explore the effects chemical substances have on the earth’s ecosystems
  • Gain the skills to produce and present professional-level work
  • Learn to tackle environmental problems by addressing the underlying chemical processes that drive changes within the natural world
  • Prepare for graduate studies in chemistry or environmental science
  • Join a student-faculty research group for at least two semesters of research courses
  • Benefit from spacious, open-lab environments in the John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center

Building on your passion for the natural sciences, this program gives you extensive expertise in chemistry, as well as a general knowledge of environmental science.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Geology
  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Environmental Ethics
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Calculus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Major Requirements: The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Chemistry requires 68 hours of major courses, which include a combination of environmental science, chemistry, philosophy, biology, math, and physics. 

General Education Requirements: The degree requires 57 hours of general education courses that students complete over four years in addition to their major courses and electives.

A few examples of courses students in this major take:             

  • Environmental Politics and Policy 
  • Thermodynamics and Kinetics 
  • Biochemistry

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Austin

  • 1243 - 2310 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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