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Environmental Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Riverside, OH, United States
At the Environmental Science program at California Baptist University, Students work closely with faculty members and assist with research projects. This interaction helps students choose a career goal that fits their strengths. 
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Overview

Environmental scientists help solve environmental challenges. They protect oceans and provide clean water to underprivileged communities. They study endangered species and help maintain natural habitats. They advise policymakers and help reduce waste. Their job is to think of solutions and help implement them to better the Earth for every creature living on it.

Why study the Environmental Science program at California Baptist University?

Students can participate in the environmental science and biology clubs, which offer a wide range of fun and academic activities, including field trips, guest speakers and community service projects.

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental lawyer
  • Forester
  • Land and water conservationist
  • Soil scientist
  • Zoning planner
  • Parks and outdoor recreational director

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    63 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • General Botany with Lab
  • General Biology with Lab
  • General Chemistry  with Lab
  • Intro to Enviro Science with Lab
  • Mathematical Methods Nat Science
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Ecology with Lab
  • Environmental Chemistry with Lab
  • Environmental Science Seminar
  • Stewardship of the Environment
  • Envrmntl Organic Chemistry W/Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    5.5

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official transcripts. Send us the official sealed copies of all academic records (including transcripts, mark sheets and grade reports, as well as graduation certificates, diplomas and/or completion certificates) from secondary schools, showing dates of attendance, courses taken and grades received. Transfer applicants are required to submit all official college transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • An essay or personal statement. Submit a personal statement (minimum 3–5 paragraphs) responding to "What do you hope to gain from your experience as a student at CBU?"
  • Minimum of 430 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing  on the SAT.
  • Minimum of 16 on the English section of the ACT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16471 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16471 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Traditional Program Per Unit: 1,267 USD 

Funding

Ambassador’s Scholarship (Incoming Freshmen)

  • $12,000 per year
  • 3.5 cumulative weighted GPA and above
  • 1000 SAT or 20 ACT

International Transfer Scholarship (Incoming Domestic Transfers)

  • $8,000 per year
  • 3.3 GPA and above

Need-Based Grants 

  • Global Initiatives Grant – Up to $10,000 per year
  • Grant based upon financial need as determined. International financial aid application required.

Athletic Scholarships

Drama Scholarships

Engineering Scholarships – Up to $5,000 per year

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