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The Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies is awarded upon the completion of 120 credits, including at least 59 credits in the major (15 courses, an internship, and a senior thesis for the BA; 18 courses, internship, and thesis for the BS).
By taking an additional 12 environmental studies credits, a student can earn the BA with a concentration. There are two concentrations: Urban Ecosystems and Environment, Society, and Public Policy. Students earn concentration credits by taking three 3000- or 4000-level courses approved for the
particular concentration. Students are encouraged but not required to complete a concentration.
*A student can elect an alternative course with the approval of an academic advisor or a core faculty member in Environmental Studies.
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