Mar 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Science, B.S.


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The Environmental Science program provides students with state-of-the art training and an interdisciplinary background that will enable them to deal with important environmental problems of the 21st century. In addition to the Liberal Arts Requirements curriculum required by Ferrum College and required environmental science courses, students must complete courses in biology, chemistry, earth sciences, economics, geography and statistics. Environmental problems are approached from a holistic basis and experiential learning is emphasized. An internship is required and independent research is encouraged. Ferrum College’s Environmental Science Program offers students flexibility in developing their own interests. Students are encouraged to pursue a minor, but it is not required.

Experiential Component (Complete the Following Courses:)


Liberal Arts and Program Specific Requirements (11 Credit Hours)


Required Electives (Choose 8 Credit Hours)


Total Credit Hours Required in Major: 57


Total Credit Hours Required in Degree: 121


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