B.S. in Environmental Science Degree

Biomedical Sciences
Aquarium from Biosphere II

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree provides practical knowledge and marketable skills for students interested in the broader view of the environment.  The focus is on the biology, geology, and chemistry of ecosystems and the environment, and how man's activity can influence the health of our planet.  The curriculum is highly experiential and skills-laden, with numerous opportunities to participate in field- or lab-based environmental research.  All graduates complete an internship or conduct original research as part of their education.  This is a new degree program for Fall 2016

  • The environment and man's impact on its quality.
  • Focus: biology, chemistry, and geology of ecosystems and their interrelatedness in our environment
  • Emphasis is on development of marketable hands-on lab skills for a variety of fields
  • Careers in environmental assessment, remediation, and management

All degrees require a minimum of 120 credit hours, excluding developmental courses. A minimum of 39 credit hours must be advanced level. View the degree plan.

Apply Now!

For More Information On Biology Programs Contact

Dr. Larry Sharp, Student Relations
Department of Biology
McMurry University
Abilene, Texas 79697-0368