Academics | Faculties | FACULTY OF NATURAL & APPLIED SCIENCES | Department of Sciences | Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science | NDU


The mission of the Environmental Sciences program at NDU is to provide high quality education through rigorous interdisciplinary approach. The program emphasizes the study of interactions between environmental processes and human behavior, in addition to environmental problem solving.

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Program Educational Objectives

  1. 1.Provide students with theoretical knowledge about basic sciences including biology, chemistry, physics and statistics; as well as environmental sciences various topics including pollution, health, resources conservation and management, regulations and risk assessment;
  2. 2.Assist students in developing analytical skills including analysis of environmental problems, data collection and analysis and modeling of human environment systems knowledge;
  3. 3.Offers a multidisciplinary learning environment promoting high-level cognitive thinking skills including critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and integrative thinking;
  4. 4.Strengthen integrity, responsibility, compassion and service.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. 1.Show clear understanding of the relationships between environmental processes and human behavior; as well as local, regional and global perspectives of environmental problems and their solutions;
  2. 2.Demonstrate the understanding of key concepts about the environment through creative interdisciplinary approach;
  3. 3.Prove strong analytical ability with an understanding of theoretical and applied knowledge; as well as communication and leadership skills;
  4. 4.Design environmental assessment studies, plan for environmental policies and strategies and implement natural resources management plans;
  5. 5.Respect and care for the environment by cultivating high moral and ethical standards and by playing an active role in their community.


Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Free Electives (6cr.)


Total 92 Credits
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