Environmental Studies: Natural Resources Sciences, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Arts, Sciences, & Education

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The Natural Resource Sciences major within the B.S. in Environmental Studies degree focuses on the environmental and natural resource sciences and would be suitable for students interested in career related to natural resources conservation, ecosystem restoration, environmental pollution management, and non-renewable and renewable energy resources. The major requirements are similar to the requirements of the existing B.S. Environmental Studies degree program, which has been in place for over 40 years. Students will require lower division pre-requisite courses in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Statistics. Students will then take a series of required upper division courses in Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Economics, Policy, Earth and Energy Resources, Water Resources, and Biological Resources.

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$49,300
Florida rate of growth +9%
National Median wages $63,600
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