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Earth and Environmental Studies

Arizona State University

48 months
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31200 USD/year
28800 USD/year
10710 USD/year
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About

Pursue the Earth and Environmental Studies program at Arizona State University to link your interest in science and the environment with complementary fields like sustainability, communication and public policy, and shape the future of our world.

Overview

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:

  • education
  • environmental reporting
  • natural resource management
  • public planning
  • sustainability

Career Opportunities

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:

  • consultancy
  • education
  • governmental agencies
  • industry
  • museums
  • nongovernmental organizations
  • nonprofit organizations
  • publishing
  • regulatory agencies
  • utilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Geology (Physical)
  • Precalculus
  • Habitable Worlds
  • Water Planet
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Dangerous World Laboratory
  • Global Awareness
  • Dynamic Earth

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10710 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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