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Minor in Environmental Sciences

American University of Sharjah
Program overview
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
16 January 2022

29 May 2022

28 August 2022

Program description

Minor in Environmental Sciences

This minor draws on the resources and expertise of several disciplines. Students enrolling in the environmental sciences minor should have normally completed a minimum of 30 credits of course work and be in good academic standing.

Admission requirements

  • The minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits, including at least nine credits in courses at or above the 300 level.
  • At least nine credits of the 18 credits required for the minor must be taken in residence at AUS.
  • At least six credits of the nine credits at or above the 300 level must be taken in residence at AUS.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.00 must be earned in courses completed to satisfy the minor.
  • The minor is not open to environmental sciences students.

Minor Requirements (6 credits)

  • ENV 201 Fundamentals of Environmental Science
  • ENV 411 Environmental Assessment and Management

Minor Electives (minimum of 12 credits)

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits in courses selected from the following list, with a minimum or six credits in courses at the 300 level or above:

  • BIO 330 Ecosystems Management
  • BIO 335 Microbiology
  • CHE 461 Air Pollution
  • CHE 467 Corrosion
  • CHE 472 Water and Wastewater Treatment Design
  • CHM 345 Instrumental Analysis
  • any 200-level or above ENV course, excluding ENV 201 and ENV 411.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee : AED 96,140 per year

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American University of Sharjah

Founded in 1997, American University of Sharjah (AUS) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American liberal arts model. Acclaimed for its academic excellence and multicultural environment, AUS is ranked among the top 10 universities...

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American University of Sharjah

University City PO Box 26666 Sharjah, UAE
26666 Sharjah Ash Shariqah
United Arab Emirates

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