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Environmental Science: Overall Physical Environment, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months


Students interested in astronomy as a profession should minor in astronomy along with a major in physics. Those interested in a possible career in meteorology should minor in meteorology along with a physics major.

The B.A. degree in Earth Science is designed as a broad liberal arts major that can build a strong foundation for a variety of career plans. It also provides supportive background and additional career options as a second major for students majoring in other disciplines such as mathematics, computer science, technology, anthropology, geography, biology, chemistry or related areas. The B.A. degree in Earth Science-Teaching is designed to prepare secondary Earth Science teachers. The B.A. degree in Environmental Science will provide students with the tools necessary to assess and evaluate environmental issues in various fields including air quality, hydrology and geoscience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology: Organismal Diversity
  • Evolution, Ecology and the Nature of Science 
  • General Chemistry
  • Elements of Weather
  • Geographic Information Systems

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete all the information requested on the application so there will be no misunderstanding. See that all questions are answered to avoid unnecessary correspondence and delay in considering your request for admission.
  • Your legal name should always be used. If your high school or college records may appear under another name, give this name also.
  • Submit the required application for admission and supporting documents at least ten days prior to the beginning of orientation for the session for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to arrange to have the necessary credentials submitted.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      18207 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 18207 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      7665 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7665 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Cedar Falls

    • 1119 - 1740 USD/month
      Living Costs

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


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