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:
- Geographic information systems
- Weather and climate
- Planetary science
- Ocean and atmospheric dynamics
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.