The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies requires a minimum of 120 credits.

Along with the general education requirements of VCU Life Sciences, this curriculum requires 32-33 credits in core science and mathematics courses and 37-38 credits in environmental studies core courses.

Student learning outcomes

Upon completing this program, students will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Relate the principles and interconnections of environmental science and policy
  • Demonstrate the ability to use basic environmental skills within the research processes
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of basic biological concepts and their integration
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of basic ecological concepts and integration
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of basic earth science concepts and their integration