Jul 18, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Science B.S.


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The Environmental Science major incorporates the principles of biology, chemistry, calculus, ecology, and more. Much of the curriculum is field-based, with opportunities to earn credits through completely off-campus, immersive study. An important focus of Saint Joseph’s environmental program is on aquatic ecosystems such as Sebago Lake and the nearby Gulf of Maine. 

Completing this degree program will provide students with:

  • Scientific literacy/competencyUnderstanding the scientific method, scientific investigation, mastery of content
  • Intellectual curiosity/creativity/resourcefulness
  • Methodological competence: Graduated independence/self-directed study
  • Written and oral communication, interpersonal communication skills

 

Core Curriculum:


In addition, all students must fulfill the college’s core curriculum  requirements and meet the 128 credit graduation requirement.  The First Year Experience (FYE) Seminar  is a requirement for all first-year students.

Note:


If ES106 - Gulf of Maine Environment by Sea Kayak - is substituted for BI300/BI310 it may not also be used to satisfy the elective requirement.

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