2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Science Major (B.S.)

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The bachelor of science in environmental science engages students in the study of the earth and its habitable environments, with focus on natural and physical processes that shape our planet. Students gain foundational knowledge in the natural sciences, informing them about the environment in which we live. Students majoring in environmental science choose between two tracks depending on their academic goals: conservation/stewardship or public/occupational health. Students will engage in a combination of experiential learning, fieldwork, internships, and study abroad opportunities. The major is designed to prepare students for a wide range of careers as well as graduate and professional programs.

General Education - University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 28 Credits

Environmental Science Major: 50-52 Credits

Environmental Science Concentration (choose one): 18-20 Credits

General Electives: 27-30 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

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