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Environmental Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #134 (BCR) , TX,
The Environmental Studies degree program offered by Texas A&M University has an extensive suite of policy courses to choose from which will enable you to understand the public policy debates surrounding environmental issues. It integrates courses from the college’s four departments, to give you the foundation in Earth sciences needed to effectively participate in and impact those debates.


The Environmental Studies degree program offered by Texas A&M University  is administered by a committee drawn from the four departments. Classes are taught primarily by college faculty who are renowned educators and researchers and are geared toward contemporary environmental issues. 

This program
  • Gives you a foundation in and advanced understanding of management and policy aspects of environmental issues with upper-level courses drawn from the College of Geosciences and other departments in the University
  • Builds on the commonalities between the various disciplines in the college to provide an interdisciplinary education in the geosciences
  • Provides training in modern techniques used by environmental professionals including Geographic Information Science (GIS), remote sensing and various types of environmental sampling and surveying, and
  • Is relevant to the needs of employers by creating a highly skilled labor force able to work on environmental concerns at local, regional, state and national levels

The Environmental Studies degree program is designed for students who want to acquire a fundamental knowledge of the interactions between society and the natural environment from a geosciences perspective.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Weather and Climate
  • Planet Earth
  • Principles of Geology
  • Introduction to the Geosciences
  • Introduction to Environmental Geoscience
  • American National Government
  • Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Pollution
  • Air Pollution Meteorology
  • Geography of Europe
  • Global Climatic Regions

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Required Documents:

  • Essays. Essay A (Required): Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours. Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience.Essay B (Required): Describe a circumstance, obstacle or conflict in your life, and the skills and resources you used to resolve it. Did it change you? If so, how?
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    67334 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67334 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    67334 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67334 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    54816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54816 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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