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BA Environmental Studies

The B.A. in Environmental Studies at University of Arizona focuses on human-environment interactions and environmental policy with coursework that combines topical, methods, theoretical and field-based instruction and encourages the understanding of environmental issues from the regional (Southwest US) to global scales.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: August, January, May
Tuition Fee: $37,116 per year
Location: Tucson, United States

Course choices include social science and policy courses on water, land use, food, energy, the built environment, environmental history, gender and the environment, and climate-related issues in both urban and rural contexts.

Environmental Studies students at University of Arizona are expected to take selected courses in environmental science that provide a basis for understanding environmental policy. Methods training will cover basic statistical and qualitative analysis as well as geographic information science and remote sensing, with the option to take advanced courses in this area.

Core courses will introduce students to a variety of social science theories for understanding human-environment interactions with options for advanced coursework in areas such as political ecology, risk assessment, institutions, and environmental economics.

Courses include:

  • Policy analysis
  • Law
  • Sustainability
  • Conservation
  • Education

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Career

  • Policy analysis
  • Law
  • Sustainability
  • Conservation
  • Education

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