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BA in Environmental Studies

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program in Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary program prepares adults for career change, advancement or graduate education, while providing personal enrichment. The program shows how the biological, physical, and social sciences are employed to understand complex environmental problems. Required courses present the methodology and conceptual framework. Students develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in environmental studies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the human and natural phenomena that impact the environment
  • Identify and analyze the technology and management strategies that prevent, control and remedy the human and natural phenomena that impact the environment.
  • Demonstrate and communicate knowledge of environmental, socioeconomic and political implications of human interactions with the environment.
  • Explain environmental problems, analyze risks to humans and the environment, and propose alternate solutions to remedy environmental problems
  • Demonstrate awareness of how the scientific method is applied in environmental studies research

*This list is a guide. Other environmental studies courses my be appropriate for this area of study.

Note: Because this area of study is interdisciplinary, it must be planned closely with a BA degree program advisor.

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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