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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies prepares students to integrate concepts and knowledge on environmental issues from across multiple disciplines and to communicate about these in important ways. Basic scientific knowledge about environmental processes is used to inform different social goals. Students develop a set of key competencies in earth systems science, environmental social science, human-natural systems and sustainability science to be able to solve specific environmental problems.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Understand the environment and how it relates to human activity, human resource needs and human cognition.
  2. Grasp the interconnections between environmental and human systems and how those play out in particular problem areas.
  3. Articulate how environmental problems are framed and how public attitudes and policies can be harnessed to provide solutions to environmental degradation.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,613.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Stark Campus

6000 Frank Avenue NW,

NORTH CANTON,

Ohio,

44720, United States

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,613.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Kent State University

800 E. Summit Street,

KENT,

Ohio,

44242, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

New freshmen applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). Freshmen should meet the minimum requirement of GPA 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale.

For international students

New freshmen applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). Freshmen should meet the minimum requirement of GPA ? 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale. Applicants must obtain a minimum score of TOEFL Paper Based Test is 525 (71 on the Internet based version), the minimum score of MELAB is 75 or IELTS minimum score of 6.0 and the minimum score of PTE academic is 48.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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