Set yourself on a career path with countless practical applications. The Energy and Natural Resources concentration will complement your Environmental Science degree by placing emphasis on the energy needs and sustainability concerns facing the world today.
Students who choose a Bachelor in Science in Environmental Science with a concentration in Energy and Natural Resources will gain a full understanding of the natural resources of the world and how they relate to our energy needs. With courses in sustainability, climate change, and energy and society, students will learn about the chemical, physical, and societal impact of earth's natural resource and energy needs.
Through coursework, research, independent study and working closely with your professors, you'll gain the communication, interpersonal and technical skills needed to make a difference in the world. Whether you choose to work for a private company, nonprofit or governmental agency, or continue your studies at the graduate level, you'll leave prepared to meet the growing environmental challenges around the world. Highlights specific to this BS program include:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in environmental science at SNHU include:
Students who graduate with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Energy and Natural Resources concentration will find that their degree has a wide range of practical applications. Graduates will find job opportunities in fields including:
Students will receive a thorough background in general chemistry, and will have the opportunity to tailor their degree to the areas of interest to them.
SNHU's bachelor's in energy and natural resources program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.