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 14:1, 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 40
Environmental Science Major Requirements*
General Biology I BIO 103 and Laboratory BIO 104 4
General Biology II BIO 105 and Laboratory BIO 106 4
Principles of Botany BIO 180 and Laboratory BIO 181 4
General Zoology BIO 304 and Laboratory BIO 306 4
Environmental Science Methods ENV 308 4
General Ecology ENV 305 3
Ethical Issues in Science ENV 401 3
Environmental Law ENV 402 3
Conservation Biology/Natural Resource Management
in Diverse Cultural Contexts ENV 415
Introduction to Biological Research BIO 405 1
Internship: Environmental Science ENV 485 3
Senior Research Project BIO 488 3
Choose at least 6 additional hours in Major* 6
Microbiology and Lab BIO 225/BIO 226 4
Vertebrate Zoology and Lab BIO 314/BIO 315 4
Biochemistry and Lab BIO 420/BIO 421 4
Investigating and Evaluating Environmental Issues ENV 3
Internship in Environmental Science ENV 485 3
Physics I and Lab PSC 240/PSC 241 5
Physics II and Lab PSC 245/PSC 246 5
Supporting Courses Required* 28
General Chemistry I and Lab CHM 170/CHM 171 5
General Chemistry II and Lab CHM 175/CHM 176 5
Organic Chemistry I and Lab CHM 330/CHM 331 5
Organic Chemistry II and Lab CHM 335/CHM 336 5
Geography SS 110 3
Calculus I and Trigonometry MTH 220 5
Electives 7
Total 120

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