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Environmental Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Mascoutah, IL, United States
The Environmental Studies program offered by the McKendree University will equip you with the skills to develop informed positions on environmental problems and work toward their resolutions.
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Overview

The Environmental Studies program offered by the McKendree University is an interdisciplinary program that incorporates aspects of biology, economics, ethics, and social science to give you a broad perspective on issues of environmental concern. You’ll learn the scientific basis for environmental problems and analyze potential solutions while examining different world views that shape people’s attitudes and actions toward the environment.

The current diversity and distribution of life on earth is dependent on the unique and highly dynamic environment of our planet. As human impact on the natural world and its resources reaches unprecedented levels, leaders throughout the world seek sustainable solutions. Scientifically sound environmental literacy is now in high demand as the general public becomes inundated with environmental problems such as:

  • Climate change
  • Pollution
  • Water availability
  • Fuel costs
  • Species loss

Career prospects

Graduates in Environmental Studies are prepared for a number of careers in:

  • Environmental Science
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Journalism
  • Policy
  • Law
  • Public Health
  • Global Warming
  • Energy Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You are invited to apply as early as August 1 preceding your senior year of high school.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Biology
  • Chemistry in the Modern World
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Statistics
  • Public Policy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • You will need to complete and submit an application for First Year admission.
  • You will need to submit an official copy of your secondary school transcripts and completion certificate. All transcripts must be translated into the English language.

Proof of English:

  • TOEFL Paper Based - 520
  • Computer Based - 190
  • Internet Based - 70
  • IELTS 6.0
  • SAT Critical Reading - 500
  • ACT English - 20

Optional:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation Letter

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Mascoutah

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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