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Environmental Economics and Policy

University of California, Berkeley

48 months
Duration
29754 USD/year
29754 USD/year
14312 USD/year
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About

The Rausser College of Natural Resources and the College of Letters & Science jointly offer the undergraduate major in Environmental Economics and Policy at University of California, Berkeley. This major offers an opportunity to explore aspects of economic and political institutions that affect the development and management of natural resources and the environment. 

Overview

The Environmental Economics and Policy program at University of California, Berkeley takes a problem-solving approach to issues involving renewable and fixed natural resources, and it is based on a foundation in microeconomic theory and the economics of resources and the environment. The environmental economics and policy program is offered by the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Learning outcomes

This major leads to a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree (for students in Rausser College) or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree (for students in the College of Letters & Science).

Students who graduate with a degree in environmental economics and policy go on to a variety of jobs or graduate programs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Microeconomic Theory with Application to Natural Resources
  • Microeconomics 
  • Environmental Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.4

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 is required.

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 in upper division major requirements is required.

  • At least 15 of the 36 required upper division units must be taken in the Rausser College of Natural Resources.

  • A maximum of 16 units of independent study (courses numbered 97, 98, 99, 197, 198, and 199) may count toward graduation, with a maximum of 4 units of independent study per semester.

  • No more than 1/3 of the total units attempted at UC Berkeley may be taken Pass/No Pass. This includes units in the Education Abroad Program and UC Intercampus Visitor or Exchange Programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14312 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 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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