Secondary majors (Natural resources and environmental sciences)

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 274 / program Foreign:$ 727 / program  
601–800 place StudyQA ranking:677 Duration: You need IELTS certificate

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Kansas State University offers four secondary majors that supplement the choice of a primary major.Secondary majors allow students to examine complex topics from many vantage points. The secondary major program requirements follow a common pattern. Each study area requires at least two of the following: an interdisciplinary introductory course, a list of electives from which you choose about 18 hours, and an interdisciplinary senior seminar for supervised independent study. Most programs allow completion of a primary and a secondary major within the normal four year program.

Natural resources and environmental sciences

Global awareness of natural resources and environmental concerns promises significant changes in our future. Sustaining a high quality of life on this planet requires a greater understanding of the world.The natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major prepares students to apply broadly based scientific knowledge to the use, management, sustainability and quality of soil, air, water, mineral, biological and energy resources. Courses cover a broad spectrum of natural resource, environmental and sustainability subjects. The secondary major offers enhanced career opportunities for individuals who can deal with the broad scope of natural resource and environmental problems. Most programs allow you to complete the NRES secondary major within the normal time required for your primary major. Completion of the NRES major requires students to meet basic, block electives and capstone course requirements.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline February (for scholarships), May (for Fall intake), October (for Spring intake) Tuition fee
  • USD 274 Module (National)
  • USD 727 Module (International)

Tuition fee per 1 credit.

Start date January,August 2015 Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content


English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

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International admission:

  • Online international student undergraduate application
  • $80 USD application fee
  • A copy of your passport photo page
  • Affidavit of Financial Support (pdf) and bank statement
  • High school and university transcripts

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Kansas State University.


Earn part of the $21 million K-State awards each year in scholarships. They're awarded based on academics, activities, service and financial need.

Students are awarded only one academic or leadership scholarship, where the highest eligible dollar amount is given. Supplemental awards can increase these awards, but the prestigious Presidential Scholarship replaces any other award.


Kansas State University has been providing quality education to the residents of Kansas, the country and the world for the last 150 years.

Located in a community with nearly 60,000 people and more than 24,000 students, we are able to provide a safe and supportive environment for our students.

Kansas State University has 3 campus locations, two of which, Manhattan and Salina, have complete academic programs and on-campus housing. Olathe is the third and newest extension of the university, focusing on collaborating with industry and Kansas City K-12 schools.


Kansas State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools since 1916.

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