SQU Programs

BSc in Environmental biology

Environmental biology is a small part or branch of ecology. Experts and specialists agree that ecology occupies an important space between basic and applied sciences. Where the ecology is known as the science that looks at the life of living beings (animals, plants and microorganisms) with each other, with the surrounding non-living components and also means studying the impact of human activities on living beings - including man himself- other components of the environment such as air, water and soil. Environmentalists are trying to answer many questions include: How do natural systems work? And how living organisms deal with each other or with the surrounding environment out? How are environmental problems linked to economic, political, social and health factors?

It is worth mentioning that the bachelor's degree in the field of environmental biology was first introduced in 1996, where the specialist studies basic sciences related to microorganisms, plants and animals, in addition to studying the science of diverse environments such as desert environments, fresh and salt water. The course also includes a range of courses of practical nature as a conservation science for biodiversity, toxicology, pollution, waste management and environmental impact assessment.