Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science of the University of Mindanao is based on the major disciplines of science, such as biology, chemistry, physics, earth and marine sciences, and mathematics. In addition, the BSES program includes training in the social sciences in order that its graduates will be equipped to understand the important role of ethics, society and culture in the environment.
The program aims to expose students in an integrated way to environmental processes and phenomena, as well as environmental issues, from the perspective of the natural sciences. It aims to train them to recognize and understand the natural environment, how humans affect the environment, and how the environment impacts on society.
Graduates of BSES program can be employed at the entry-level of science positions. They can engage in work related to air and water quality management, energy and resource management, planning and design, waste management and environmental assessment. In particular they can work as environmental impact assessors, environmental officers, conservation and resource management staff, project planning and assessment and program/project/technical personnel in private companies, government organizations and government agencies. BSES graduates are also encouraged to pursue graduate education for further specialization.