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Environmental Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sweet Briar, VA, United States
As the world becomes more crowded and more consuming, all of us are concerned about our planet’s future. We wonder how to manage a future with increasing population, limited resources, decreasing biodiversity and a changing climate. We wonder how to objectively assess risks and evidence, and how to develop policies to create a healthy, economically sound, sustainable society.
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Overview

These are challenges that today’s young adults will face as they enter leadership roles in policymaking, business, law and communities.

Solutions do exist for every problem. The world needs a generation of environmental leaders prepared to research, develop and implement those solutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Environmental Issues 
  • Weather and Climate 
  • Physical Geography: Landscapes 
  • Freshwater Systems 
  • Humans and Wildlife 
  • Environmental Policy Analysis 
  • Applied Environmental Analysis 
  • Oceanography 
  • Environmental Chemistry 
  • Directed Study 
  • Energy and Atmospheric Pollution 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    85

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General Requirements

  • Completed application — Sweet Briar will accept either the Common Application or online application.
  • Official transcripts of all academic work completed to date. 
  • If applicable, a list of current (senior year) grades
  • A general recommendation from either a high school guidance counselor or high school teacher which addresses the applicant’s interests, attitudes and academic abilities
  • A standardized test is required. Sweet Briar accepts either the SAT or ACT. Official scores must be submitted directly to the College.
  • A full credential evaluation from World Education Services (WES) of all non-U.S. high school and college transcripts
  • College Board’s International Student Certification of Finances
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      21420 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 21420 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      21420 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 21420 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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