“I think one of the main attributes of the program is its people, students and faculty.
The collaborative spirit of most involved were a source of inspiration for me.”
— Vagelis Vassos, Graduate Student (2011)
Bachelor of Science Degree
The Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in air resources management, aquatic environments, conventional and sustainable agriculture, energy resources, environmental health and safety, environmental impact assessment, environmental restoration, coastal resource management, and hazardous wastes.
Besides the general Bachelor of Science degree, students also have the possibility of selecting specialized concentrations: energy, environmental impact assessment, or environmental restoration and resource management.
For more information on the requirements for completion of a Bachelor of Science degree, consult a faculty advisor or see the university catalog:
Bachelor of Arts Degree
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in wilderness resource management, environmental communications, environmental product design and packaging, integrated and solid waste management, environmental regulation and policy, human ecology, and environmental planning.
For more information on the requirements for completion of a Bachelor of Arts degree, consult a faculty advisor or see the university catalog:
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Preparation for Teaching
Coursework for the Bachelor of Arts, Preparation for Teaching degree in Environmental Studies is designed to meet the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) requirements for diversified subject matter preparation. Graduates of the program will be qualified for employment as elementary or middle school teachers.
Because this degree program differs from the standard BA degree, students interested should consult with the BA, Preparation for Teaching degree coordinator, Dr. Will Russell, for more information or see the university catalog:
Environmental Studies Minors
For more information on the requirements for completion of a Minor in Environmental Studies, consult with the Minor advisor, Dr. Katherine Cushing, or see the university catalog:
How to Apply
To apply to the undergraduate program in Environmental Studies, please see the application materials and deadlines on the CSUMentor website.
Please refer to the relevant undergraduate brochures and advising sheets for academic planning:
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