Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences / Earth Science
American Public University System

Program Details

The bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences with a concentration in Earth Science studies the relationship between humans and the Earth from multiple perspectives. Students will learn how to use the scientific method and scientific tools to solve problems related to the Earth.

Courses explain the history of the Earth and the evolution of systems such as the oceans and atmosphere. Students in this online bachelor’s in science will gain an in-depth understanding of soils, streams, weather, and the climate. Graduates will be able to explain the physical, chemical, and biological processes operating on Earth.

Courses examine topics such as:

  • Geology
  • Geographic information systems
  • Weather and climate
  • Planetary science
  • Ocean and atmospheric dynamics

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.