The BA in Earth and Environmental Studies program at Arizona State University provides a foundational understanding of the evolution of the earth system with an emphasis on the planetary context for sustainable human societies. The degree program includes broad training in the physical sciences, especially process-oriented geosciences that focus on Earth's life-sustaining surface environment. Advanced courses focus on topics including:
- climate change
- earth's water, energy and material resources
- impact of land-use change on human civilization
- physical, chemical and biological process interactions that define Earth's evolution
This is designed as a liberal arts program with an emphasis on basic scientific literacy, not as a preparatory degree program for graduate study in the natural sciences. However, successful earth and environmental studies graduates are well prepared for green energy career opportunities such as:
- environmental reporting
- natural resource management
- public planning
With a breadth of knowledge and experience and the acquired skills to integrate various domains of knowledge, graduates of the earth and environmental studies program are prepared for a variety of careers that help find solutions to tomorrow's environmental and sustainability challenges. Chief among these are careers in the following settings:
- governmental agencies
- nongovernmental organizations
- nonprofit organizations
- regulatory agencies
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Introduction to Geology (Physical)
- Habitable Worlds
- Water Planet
- Introductory Chemistry
- Dangerous World Laboratory
- Global Awareness
- Dynamic Earth
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEarth Sciences Environmental Economics & Policy Environmental Sciences View 200 other Masters in Environmental Economics & Policy in United States
To be admitted to ASU, you will need one of the following:
- top 25% in high school graduating class
- 3.00 GPA in competency courses (4.00 = "A")
- ACT: 22 (24 nonresidents)
- SAT: 1120 (1180 nonresidents)
These are the general university admission requirements. Students who do not meet these aptitude requirements may be reviewed individually before a final decision is made. Some degree programs have higher aptitude requirements.
International31200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31200 USD per year during 48 months.
National28800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28800 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State10710 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10710 USD per year during 48 months.
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