Why Natural Science?

Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Science

Because the Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Science provides broad training across several science disciplines, career opportunities for persons with the degree span a wide range. The rapid pace of scientific and technical advances makes a broad understanding of science valuable to careers in academia, business, government, law, medicine, nonprofit organizations (e.g., museums, private foundations), and other fields. The Bachelor of Science degree also serves as a solid foundation for additional training, such as a law degree, medical degree, or teaching credential, that is often required for more advanced career positions.

Career opportunities

  • Air Quality Manager
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Environmental Educator
  • Forensics Expert
  • Forester
  • Government Regulatory Agent
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Park Administrator
  • Patent Lawyer
  • Pharmacist
  • Ranger
  • Science Policy Specialist
  • Science Teacher
  • Wildlife Manager

Teacher preparation

Program to qualify students for Single Subject Credential in Science: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geosciences, or Physics.