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BS Environmental Science FAQ


Have questions about the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science? The answers to many commonly asked questions are below. If you have other questions, give the Environmental Science Department a call at 954-201-6733.


Where are the program offices located?

The Environmental Science Department is located on Central Campus, Building 7, Room 143.​

Are online courses available?

All core classes are face-to-face.​ Selected electives (such as higher math courses) may be available in online or blended formats.

Are there evening or weekend classes available?

A limited number of classes are held in the evenings. Most classes are held during the day.

What if my A.S. or A.A. isn't in Environmental Science?

Students don't need to have an A.S. or A.A. in Environmental Science, but they must have completed all required prerequisite courses before beginning upper-division study.​

Is financial aid available?

​Please see Broward College’s Financial Aid page for information about financial aid programs. The Environmental Science BS program is financial aid eligible. However, individual student eligibility and awards vary. Students should speak with Financial Aid staff to discuss their specific circumstances. BS program staff do not have access to student financial records and cannot provide this information.

Can I use my GI Bill benefits?

​Please see Broward College’s Veterans Services page for more information about using your GI Bill benefits.

Can I do an internship?

Yes! All BS students are required to do either an internship or independent study.  Students can intern at a variety of government and private locations in the area. Contact the program manager for more information.​

Can I do independent study?

​BSC 4911 (Independent Research in the Biological Sciences) and PSC 4912 (Independent Research in the Physical Sciences) allow students to pursue projects of interest. Please speak to the program manager for more information.

Will my credits from another college or university transfer in?

Evaluation of individual transcripts must be completed by the program manager. Please contact the Environmental Science Department at 954-201-6733 for information about course/credit transferability or equivalencies.​

Where are the classes held?

​All core classes are held on the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus in Davie. Selected electives (such as higher math and chemistry courses) may be available at other campuses and centers.

How much will the program cost?

Please see the Broward College Tuition and Fees page for updated information about tuition costs and other expenses. ​

Will the B.S. in Environmental Science fulfill my prerequisites for graduate or professional (medical, pharmacy, dental, etc.) school?

See our pathways for suggested coursework at the A.A/A.S. level to fulfill entry requirements for the B.S. in Environmental Science and to then pursue graduate or professional school or employment with the B.S. degree.

Bachelor Level Job Entry

Graduate/Professional School Entry

Please note that each college and university has their own admissions standards for graduate or professional study. Students are strongly advised to check with the school they intend to study at to ensure that all admissions requirements are met.

Are there scholarships available?

Yes. Several of Broward College's scholarships are​ open to students in bachelor programs. Visit the Scholarships page for the application. Make sure to indicate that you are a bachelor degree-seeking student and you will be contacted by the Scholarship department directly with further instructions and information.

I'm still finishing my AA/AS--are there any other suggested courses besides the prerequisites?

If you're looking for some suggestions about other useful courses to take before entering the BS in Environmental Science program, check out our suggestions for both general education courses and electives. ​

Can I study abroad?

Yes! Faculty-led Study Abroad trips have included Canada and the US Pacific Northwest, Namibia, and Peru. Trips rotate between Spring Break and summers. Please contact program staff for more information about participating.

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