Environmental Studies (BS)

University of West Florida

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 program in Environmental Studies consists of a multi-disciplinary approach that combines natural science and resource management. Students learn to analyze physical and socioeconomic environments and to reach decisions concerning environmental use and protection. It offers a core curriculum that is designed to provide the student with a solid foundation in the earth sciences, the life sciences, and the basic sciences as well as in the modern methods and techniques used by environmental professionals. These include aerial photography, cartography, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), statistics, and environmental sampling and surveying. The department offers three specialized degree tracks that are designed to prepare students for entry into work or graduate school.

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