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B.A. in Environmental Science and Policy

Global Climate Change. Oil Spills. Drought and Water Supply. Topics such as these illustrate the continuing need for environmental professionals with training in the natural sciences.

Environmental Science and Policy majors will learn environmental problem solving by linking an understanding of natural science with socioeconomic factors and public policy. The curriculum combines a quantitative understanding of environmental science, chemistry, and biology with law, policy, and economics to provide a foundation for careers in environmental policy, resource management, education, environmental law, urban and environmental design and related fields.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: Fall quarter admission
Tuition Fee: $ 45,540 
Location: IrvineCAUnited States

Environmental Science and Policy majors will have a solid foundation to recognize the impacts of human activities on the environment, and in turn the impacts of environmental change on society. Students will understand the mechanisms by which key institutions, policies, and regulations impact ecosystems and the physical environment.

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

Courses include

  • Earth System Chemistry
  • Earth System Biology
  • Earth System Physics
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Sustainable Food and Water Systems
  • Data Analysis for Earth Sciences
  • Careers in Earth System Science

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