Earth and Environmental Studies (University of Illinois - Chicago)
The goal of the four-year BS with a major in earth and environmental sciences through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago is to prepare students for a career related to earth materials and system processes in education, industry or the public sector. The program requires 120 total credit hours to graduate: 26 hours of required prerequisites, 20 hours of core courses, 19 hours of major-related electives and 55 hours of general education and free electives. Earth and environmental studies is also offered as a minor, requiring 18 credit hours to complete.
Prerequisite courses can include various levels of physics, chemistry, calculus and biology. The major course of study gives students a chance to explore energy, earth systems and materials, global environmental change and current topics. Students can further specialize by taking classes in four major areas: earth materials, surface environments and processes, geochemistry and geobiology, geophysical and mathematical methods.Apply Now
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