Environmental Science (BS)

University of Idaho

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The BS Environmental Science program offers the following options: Biological Science: For careers in resource management, bioremediation and environmental impact analysis. Includes courses in plant, animal and aquatic ecology, resource conservation and management, environmental regulation, technical procedures such as remote sensing and environmental chemistry. Physical Science: For professions in air, soil and water pollution abatement, hazardous waste management, waste minimization and ecological restoration. Includes courses in hydrology, chemistry, hazardous waste, geology, soil science, ecology, economics and management, mathematics and statistics. Social Science: For careers in environmental regulation, public policy, land use planning and/or environmental administration. Also excellent preparation for a pre-law program in environmental law. Includes courses in business, economics, conflict resolution, law and regulation, management, political science, sociology, history and philosophy.

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