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Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Major in Environmental Science

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Contemporary society is being challenged by a diverse array of extremely complex environmental problems driven by rapid increases in population and the demands on our life-support systems. Increased environmental pollution from the physical, chemical, and biological contaminants generated by industrial activities, agriculture and food production, and poor natural resource management continue to threaten the ecological and economic stability of our planet. Environmental studies have become necessary to meet the needs of the present age.

Environment students learn how to follow a rigorous interdisciplinary approach to measure, quantify, predict and resolve serious environmental threats by integrating knowledge from appropriate disciplines.

Career Opportunities

  • Teachers or teaching assistants in the field of Environmental Science at any academic institute
  • Teachers in the field of Environmental Science at any international schools
  • Positions in Research and Development departments of any company or manufacturer dealing in Environmental products
  • Quality control or quality assurance positions
  • Research assistants in research institutes or on research programs/projects either in Thailand or abroad
  • Positions in scientific instruments trading and services in both private and governmental sectors
  • Can continue studies for a higher degree in any field of Environmental Science
  • Can pursue a professional degree in related fields such as Environmental Science, Environmental Biology, Ecology and Conservation, Ecotourism, etc.
  • Owner of companies that sell products and/or services in the field of Environmental Science, Environmental Biology, Ecology and Conservation, Ecotourism, etc.

Course Structure

Foundation Courses Non-credit
General Education Courses 44 credits
– English Communication
16 credits
– Natural Sciences
8 credits
– Humanities and Foreign Languages
8 credits
– Social Sciences
8 credits
– Physical Education
4 credits
Major Courses 134 credits
– Core Courses
38 credits
– Required Major Courses
60 credits
– Elective Major Courses
36 credits
Free Electives  8 credits

Total Credits Required
No Less Than 186 Credits

Note: If students are placed into the ‘Advanced Track’ for their General Education requirement in English Communication, 4 credits of General Education in English Communication will be waived.

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