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Natural Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Natural Sciences from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) serves to provide instruction for students planning to acquire degrees in these specific content areas, as well as offering support courses in these subjects to satisfy criteria for graduation in other disciplines.

Graduates with Natural Sciences from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will be able to:

  • understand the nature of the universe and the world around them;  
  • have well-balanced training in the application of scientific method, techniques, and mathematics to solve contemporary problems; 
  • be prepared for admission to schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, forensic science, and engineering, as well as graduate schools in the sciences and engineering.

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:

  • General Biology 
  • Environmental Science Awareness 
  • Botany 
  • Zoology
  • College Algebra 
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Trigonometry 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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

  • At least 17 of the 19 units of the Louisiana Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum 
  • No more than one developmental course, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 , core GPA of 2.0, and ACT composite score of at least 20.
  • ACT composite score of at least 23 and no more than one developmental course needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3599 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 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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