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Environmental Studies, B.A.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #353 (BCR) Waco, TX, United States
The Environmental Studies major at Baylor University is the study of human interaction with the environment. The coursework discusses a variety of systems and their connections with the environment.  
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Overview

This ranges from politics and pollution to climate change and tourism. The program's foundation is in traditional scientific studies and the study of economics, sociology and political science. 

The Environmental Studies major at Baylor University is offered as a Bachelor of Science (BS) or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. The BS degree is for students wishing to get an in-depth scientific study.  The BA degree provides students with more electives.  This gives students room to focus on a different component of Environmental Studies, such as political science or economics.

Students are encouraged to take part in internships and research opportunities with faculty. Graduates are well prepared for entry-level positions with a variety of firms including environmental consulting firms or regulatory agencies. Others pursue graduate study in the sciences or other fields such as law, medicine, planning, public health, education and forestry. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Law
  • Exploring Environmental Issues
  • Pollution and Ecology
  • Conserving Biodiversity
  • World Food Problems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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General Requirements

  • Official transcripts can be mailed from your high school in a sealed and signed envelope or sent digitally through a secure electronic source (Slate.org, Parchment, CommonApp, or TRex). 
  • Applicants from schools with external exams or leaving certificates should have their exams or certificates submitted to Baylor directly from the testing agency (IGCSE, GCE, WAEC, CBSE, IB, etc.).
  • Students applying from secondary schools outside of the U.S. are not required to submit standardized test scores for admission to Baylor;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22272 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    44544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22272 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waco

  • 857 - 1590 USD/month
    Living Costs

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