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Undergraduate B.A. Degree

Earth and Space Sciences - Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts degree is designed for undergraduates who wish to study earth sciences as a background for other careers, such as teaching, science journalism, environmental law or policy.

For a teaching endorsement, please see the College of Education's requirements.

Note: the Bachelor of Science degree is designed for students interested in coursework in geology and geophysics, and a career path in graduate studies or the private sector where field and technology experiences and problem-solving skills will be an important asset.

B.A. Requirements: PDF or Word

Supporting Science (35 Credits)


ESS Courses (55 Credits)

NOTE: All courses COUNTED TOWARD THE MAJOR must be completed with a minimum grade of 2.0.


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