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.
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.
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- 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
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.)
International19048 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9524 USD per semester during 48 months.
National19048 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9524 USD per semester during 48 months.
In-State4242 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2121 USD per semester during 48 months.
Living costs for Boone
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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