Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Degree & Course Requirements

ODU's Environmental Sciences program is ideal for students interested in environmental policy and analysis as well as stewardship of natural resources, pollution management, and fish and wildlife management. 

Degrees offered:
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Minor in Environmental Science
Environmental problems and their solutions are a complex mix of science, ethics, economics and politics. To understand the dilemma, an environmental science major must gain a strong base of scientific knowledge as well as a foundation in other disciplines.

An interdisciplinary approach will be utilized to describe, analyze, and seek scientific solutions for the problems that arise at the interface of human actions and ecological processes.

Quantitative reasoning and creativity will be applied to understanding the complexity and variety of environmental problems found all around us.

Study will include agriculture, water, energy production, waste management, and the incorporation of ecological cycles into human activity as a means to decrease environmental impacts.


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