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Bachelor of Science in Geosciences - Natural Resources (Online)

Gain the analytical, technical and communication skills you need to take on complex environmental issues with a Bachelor of Science in Geoscience degree online from Southern New Hampshire University. Our program gives you a strong foundation in the physical sciences with a focus on geography, geology, earth systems science, physics, chemistry and spatial awareness.

"The significance of the geoscience field lies in the possibilities of what geoscientists can do to help protect our planet and predict what the future might hold," said Dr. Kelly Thrippleton-Hunter, technical program facilitator for science at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU).

In the geoscience degree online, you’ll learn how to analyze data and use the latest technology to study all aspects of the earth and present your findings. The skills and experience you obtain from our bachelor’s in geosciences program can equip you to step into the professional world – whether you want to make your mark in the field or in the lab.

Learn how to:

  • Develop maps and products using geospatial data
  • Use tools, technologies and scientific principles to visualize and solve problems
  • Recognize occurrences and patterns through qualitative and quantitative data
  • Make ethically responsible geoscientific decisions

Learn how to manage, conserve and remediate hazards to natural resources in our online Bachelor of Science in Geoscience with a concentration in Natural Resources and Conservation.

"The natural resources and conservation concentration focuses on ways in which humans and human activities are threatening earth’s natural processes and impacting our environment," said Dr. Kelly Thrippleton-Hunter, technical program facilitator for science at SNHU. "It also highlights ways in which sustainable practices can be utilized to help reduce environmental impact and preserve our natural resources."

The coursework covers climate change, alternative energy, sustainability and more of today's most important environmental challenges. You'll gain the skills and experience you need to meet intensifying demand for geoscience professionals specialized in energy, environmental protection, and land and resource management.

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