B.S. in Environmental Science

Degree Guide Key:
Traditional Day ProgramsWC
Evening & Weekend ProgramsSCD
Online ProgramsON
Graduate ProgramsGRAD


Get the education you need for careers in environmental science, and start your path to professional school or a new career at Midway College. The Anne Hart Raymond Center reflects the college’s active commitment to the sciences. The new, state-of-the-art facility features an auditorium, laboratories for each of the science disciplines, specialized classrooms and computer labs.

Our environmental science programs focus on environmental concerns such as hazardous and toxic waste management and disposal, acid rain, and global climate change. As an environmental science major, you will learn the skills and understanding to begin your career in environmental science or graduate studies. With outstanding science facilities, an impressive track record for grads, challenging environmental science curriculum and an average student/faculty ratio of 13:1, Midway College is your formula for success when pursuing your Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science.

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If you’re ready to pursue one of a variety of environmental science careers, consider the environmental studies training courses and degree programs at Midway College. Contact us today to learn more about earning your degree in environmental science. We can answer any questions you have, help you schedule a campus visit and show you why our school near Lexington in Kentucky could be right for you.

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  Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 37
Environmental Science Major Requirements*
A minimum grade of “C” in all major courses required for graduation
General Biology I (BIO 103) with lab (BIO 104) 4
General Biology II (BIO 105) with lab (BIO 106) 4
Principles of Botany (BIO 180) with lab (BIO 181) 4
Microbiology (BIO 225) with lab (BIO 226) 4
General Zoology (BIO 304) and Laboratory (BIO 306) 4
General Chemistry I and Laboratory (CHEM 170 and 171) 5
General Chemistry II and Laboratory (CHEM 175 and 176) 5
Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 330) and Laboratory (CHEM 331) 5
Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 335) and Laboratory (CHEM 336) 5
Environmental Science (ENV 308) and Laboratory (ENV 309) 4
General Ecology (ENV 312) 3
Ethical Issues in Science (ENV 401) 3
Environmental Law (ENV 402) 3
Internship: Environmental Science (ENV 485) 3
Supporting Requirements* 12
Earth Science and Laboratory (PSC 101 and PSC 102) 4
Physics I and Laboratory (PSC 240 and PSC 241) 5
Geography (SS 110) 3
Electives 19
Total 124

*A minimum grade of "C" in all major courses required for graduation.