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Sustainable Development - Environmental Studies

Appalachian State University

48 months
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19048 USD/year
19048 USD/year
4242 USD/year
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About

The Sustainable Development - Environmental Studies degree from Appalachian State University is a cross-disciplinary exploration of the relationship between humans and their environment.

Overview

The Sustainable Development - Environmental Studies degree from Appalachian State University prepares you to be conversant in multiple dimensions of environmental sustainability through course work in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Studying the ecological, social, political and economic aspects of complex environmental problems prepares you to address these problems with a systems perspective and an understanding of the inextricable linkages between human and natural systems.This concentration has self-designed focus and skills areas, which provides the opportunity to select courses that match your interests and career goals. Graduates of this degree program are prepared for careers in which they help to bridge the gap between environmental scientists, decision makers and the public.

This is one of four degree options in the Department of Sustainable Development at Appalachian State University. The others are Sustainable Development (BA), Sustainable Development (BS) - Community, Regional and Global Development, and Sustainable Development (BS) - Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.

Global Learning

Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society.

The Department of Sustainable Department offers occasional faculty-led study abroad programs to Madagascar and Malawi. Students learn about rural livelihood strategies and conservation issues related to sustainable development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Sustainable Development
  • Science for Sustainability
  • Environmental Justice & Sustainability/ Environmental Ethics
  • Principles of Agroecology
  • Applied Farm Operations
  • Development Theory and Practice
  • Classics in Sustainable Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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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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

  • A complete online application
  • A non-refundable application fee of $65 (USD)
  • Official high school/secondary school transcript
  • Official test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, SAT or ACT)
  • Official college transcripts
  • Additional information if requested, upon submission of your application, by the Office of Admissions (This may include submitting a Criminal Background Check and Conduct Review as required by the UNC System.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9524 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9524 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2121 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Boone

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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