Environmental Science, BS

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Environmental Science, BS

George Mason University
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  • 4 years


The Environmental Science, BS provides students with rigorous training in the fundamental science of the environment and in the application of key scientific principles to the analysis of environmental processes and problems. Subsequently, the program introduces students to the development of practical responses to those problems. The program covers ecological systems, environmental policy, fundamental techniques of environmental science and engineering, protection and improvement of environmental quality, and public and private decision-making processes. Graduates of the program are prepared to undertake careers in a variety of environmental science fields, and are also qualified to pursue advanced scientific/professional education.

Admission Requirements

Admission to George Mason University is competitive, and based on a variety of factors. Each applicant who applies for admission must present sufficient qualifications in order to be reviewed within the context of other qualified applicants. An offer of admission is valid only for the semester for which the student applied. Programs with limited space or special requirements may use a second review process for admission.

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://catalog.gmu.edu/colleges-schools/science/environmental-policy/environmental-science-bs/#text

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Transfer applications received after published deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis only. The university reserves the right to close applications before published deadlines if conditions warrant. Admission is contingent on satisfactory completion of in-progress course work and graduation from high school or community college, if relevant.

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