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    Oct 25, 2020  
American University Catalog 2019-2020 
    
American University Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science (BS)


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Offered by the Department of Environmental Science , College of Arts and Sciences , the Environmental Science (BS) draws upon the natural sciences, which form the foundation of environmental science. Students are strongly encouraged to seek research experience either with faculty or with one of the many research institutions in the Washington, DC area.

Admission to the Program


Admission to the program is through formal declaration of the major through the Department of Environmental Science .

University Requirements


AU Core Requirements


For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements


  • 62 credit hours with grades of C or better, including 21 credit hours at or above 300-level

Course Requirements


Environmental Science (20 credit hours)


Natural Sciences and Mathematics (24 credit hours)


Skills (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following:

Experiential Learning (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following:

Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees


American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program  and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

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