Environmental Studies, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Arts, Sciences, & Education

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Sciences in Environmental Studies degree emphasizes chemical and ecological aspects of environmental analysis. This degree provides students with a strong background in the natural sciences as preparation for technical work in the environmental field, with a particular emphasis on chemistry and biology. The degree has an interdisciplinary focus, and its majors are required to take courses in environmental economics and policy, as well as a course in environmental ethics. Both the BA and BS programs feature internships in the senior year, with students placed in the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and other environmental agencies and non-governmental organizations.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

Wages & Employment Trends for Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health:

Florida Median income$49,270
Florida rate of growth +9%
National Median wages $66,250
National Projected growth +15%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-2041.00

Contact Information

Environmental Studies
MMC: AHC5-396 | 305-348-3089 | whitmand@fiu.edu
www2.fiu.edu/~envstud