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Environmental Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, WI,
Students seeking a major in environmental studies are conscious of the impact of the environment on human life and survival. As an interdisciplinary field of study, environmentalists face a variety of challenges locally and globally in a number of different career paths. 

About

The Environmental Studies Program provides learning conditions that prepare students to understand and respond to local, regional, and global environmental challenges. The rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum fosters an understanding of the complexity of the human-nature relationship and an appreciation of humankind's dependency on functioning ecosystems for survival.

Graduates with a major in environmental studies can find themselves in careers such as environmental consulting, ecology, environmental law and law enforcement, environmental restoration, forestry, journalism, natural resource management, teaching, sustainable management, wetlands management, and wildlife conservation.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • Chemistry of the Environment
  • Fundamentals of Climate Change
  • Laboratory Experiences in Environmental Studies
  • Energy
  • Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Studies Seminar
  • Physical Geography and the Environment
  • Culture and Environmental Sustainability
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Principles of Physics
  • Advanced Composition
  • Technical Writing
  • Writing for Business and Industry
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Introduction to Sociology

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Complete the UW System Online Application.
  • Submit application fee.
  • Submit official high school transcript, GED scores, or HSED.
  • Submit official transcripts from any colleges and/or universities ever attended.
  • Submit ACT or SAT scores if under 21 years of age on September 1 year of enrollment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7389 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7389 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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