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BS in Environmental Science in Geospatial Technologies

The online Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science in Geospatial Technologies program at Southern New Hampshire University is designed to provide students with the research and analytical skills needed to generate real-world solutions to environmental and sustainability issues. Read more about the program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science in Geospatial Technologies

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Southern New Hampshire University's online Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science - Geospatial Technologies program is designed to teach students how to use geospatial technology and data for research purposes. Students interested in this program are often scientifically-minded, concerned about the environment, and tech savvy. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University should have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The online Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science - Geospatial Technologies program at Southern New Hampshire University offers students the opportunity to undertake an interdisciplinary study of environmental, physical, and biological sciences. The core curriculum is designed to familiarize students with industry technology, research methods, and analytical approaches as they consider various ecological systems. Students also have the opportunity to learn how to generate and communicate solutions to environmental issues. The concentration in geospatial technologies provides additional training in the use of geospatial technology, data, and analysis to create accurate maps.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

121 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid in the forms of student loans and grants is available to students who qualify. Students may also be eligible for military and veteran benefits. Contact Southern New Hampshire University's financial aid office for more info.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science in Geospatial Technologies

The online Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science - Geospatial Technologies program is comprised of 121 credits. In addition to general education and elective courses, students enroll in 28 credits of environmental science and 12 credits of geospatial technologies courses.

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Southern New Hampshire University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Environmental Science Major Courses (28 credits)

  • General Biology I
  • General Biology I Lab
  • Ecological Principles and Field Methods
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science Research Methods
  • Environmental Science Colloquium I
  • Environmental Science Colloquium II
  • Introduction to Scripting
  • Principles of Physics
  • Geology

Geospatial Technologies Concentration Courses (12 credits)

  • Remote Sensing and Imagery Analysis
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • Geospatial Programming
  • Spatial Awareness

General Education Courses (42 credits)

  • Students must take these three courses in addition to various Foundation, Exploration, and Integration courses.
    • World Geography
    • Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
    • Applied Statistics for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Free Elective Courses (39 credits)

  • Students may select topics of professional or personal interest to complete this requirement for elective courses.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After graduating from Southern New Hampshire University's online Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science - Geospatial Technologies program, students may consider a master's degree to increase marketability or apply for leadership positions.

Some programs that graduates may consider include:

  • Master of Science in Environmental Studies
  • Master of Science in Geographic Information Science
  • Master of Arts in Environmental Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in Sustainability & Environmental Compliance

Career Paths:

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies - Geospatial Technologies program from Southern New Hampshire University offers students the opportunity to learn physical and biological sciences, geospatial technology, and analytical processes in order to generate practical solutions to local and global environmental issues.

After graduation, students may pursue careers in the following positions:

  • Environmental protection specialist
  • Geospatial analyst
  • Environmental scientist
  • Geographic information systems specialist

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