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Become a trained professional and informed citizen by studying how humanity's increasing demands impact Earth's natural resources and environment.

There are two tracks that lead to a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies at Texas A&M University.

B.S. in Environmental Studies — Agriculture Track

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies — Agriculture explores major societal forces that influence environmental issues, including:

  • Political agreement supporting legal and regulatory requirements
  • Economics and the marketplace
  • Environmental values
  • Technology

You'll gain a technical background blended with skills from social sciences and humanities. Technical courses focus on biological sciences, natural resources and assessment of the environment.

This multidisciplinary program has courses that come from multiple disciplines, including:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Bioenvironmental Sciences
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Law
  • Ethics
  • Forest Science
  • Political Science
  • Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
  • Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

B.S. in Environmental Studies — Agriculture Track Curriculum

B.S. in Environmental Studies — Geosciences Track

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies — Geosciences explores how humans interact with the environment. You'll gain an interdisciplinary understanding of Earth's surface processes and how they are impacted by policy decisions.

You'll learn about the scientific, human-dimension and policy aspects of environmental issues facing our state and nation.

Students focus upper-division coursework in one of five environmental themes:

  1. Urban environment
  2. Occupational health and safety
  3. Environmental regulation and compliance
  4. Geographic information science and technology
  5. Global environment

After graduation, you'll be prepared to work in regulatory agencies, industry and non-governmental organizations to resolve problems.

B.S. in Environmental Studies — Geosciences Track Curriculum