B.A. On Campus

Environmental Science and Policy

California State University Long Beach

48 months
5742 USD/year
5742 USD/year
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The Environmental Science and Policy degrees program at California State University Long Beach is jointly housed in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, reflecting its inherent interdisciplinary nature. A Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science as well as a minor are available.


We highly encourage B.A. students to double major or seek a minor in a closely related discipline such as anthropology, economics, geography, international studies or political science. Students in the Environmental Science and Policy program at California State University Long Beach are encouraged to double major or seek a minor in anthropology, biology, chemistry, earth science, ecology, economics, geography, geology, or political science.

Career Possibilities:

  • Environmental Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Ecologist
  • Geochemist
  • Environmental Impact Report Writer
  • Community Development Specialist
  • Urban Planner
  • Environmental Planner
  • Peace Corps
  • Non-Governmental Organization Activist
  • Mass Media (Journalism, Radio, Television)
  • Environmental Advocate
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Public Relations
  • Public Policy Administrator
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Health

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The Global Environment 
  • California Environmental Issues 
  • Environmental Law and Policy 
  • California Ecosystems 
  • Environmental Politics 
  • Climate Action and Sustainability at CSULB 
  • Environmental Science and Policy Capstone Project 
  • Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice 
  • Selected Topics in Environmental Science and Policy 
  • Applied Internship 
  • Environmental Science and Policy Directed Study 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete each of the courses in the comprehensive pattern of college preparatory subject requirements with a grade of C or higher prior to high school graduation
  • Graduate from high school by the end of the Spring term prior to Fall enrollment
  • Have a minimum “Eligibility Index” to be considered: Graduates of California high schools and other California residents: 3,200 minimum “Eligibility Index” to be considered for non-STEM major and a 3,300 minimum “STEM Eligibility Index” for STEM majors and other non-California residents: 3,570 minimum “Eligibility Index” to be considered
  • All transcripts from all institutions attended
  • SAT/ACT scores-Domestic Freshmen and International Freshmen graduating from a U.S. high school

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2871 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2871 USD per semester during 48 months.

If you are not a resident of California , you must add $396.00 for each unit of credit you take.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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