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BS Earth Systems

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
15777 USD
National
15777 USD

Application fee

International 90 USD
National 90 USD
Department
School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)89
TOEFL-PBT (min)575
SAT (avg)1450
ACT (avg)31
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About this course

The Earth Systems Program is an interdisciplinary environmental science major. Students learn about and independently investigate complex environmental problems caused by human activities in interaction with natural changes in the Earth system. Earth Systems majors become skilled in those areas of science, economics, and policy needed to tackle the globe's most pressing environmental problems, becoming part of a generation of scientists, professionals, and citizens who approach and solve problems in a systematic, interdisciplinary way.

For students to be effective contributors to solutions for such problems, their training and understanding must be both broad and deep. To this end, Earth Systems students take courses in the fundamentals of biology, calculus, chemistry, geology, and physics, as well as economics, policy, and statistics. After completing breadth training, they concentrate on advanced work in one of six focus areas: biosphere, energy, environmental economics and policy, land systems, sustainable food and agriculture, or oceanography. Earth Systems students also complete a 9-unit (270-hour) internship. The internship provides a hands-on academic experience working on a supervised field, laboratory, government, or private sector project.

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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility requirements include exceptional performance in SAT and ACT tests along with good grades in high school.

The minimum requirement of SAT score is 1520 and minimum requirement for ACT score is 34. 

The recommendation letters from the two teachers have to indicate excellent conduct and ability.

 

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Course Modules

  • EARTHSYS 10 Introduction to Earth Systems
  • EARTHSYS 105A Ecology and Natural History of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (BIO 105A)
  • EARTHSYS 105B Ecology and Natural History of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (BIO 105B)
  • EARTHSYS 144 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Science (GIS) (ESS 164)
  • EARTHSYS 18 Promoting Sustainability Behavior Change at Stanford
  • EARTHSYS 180 Principles and Practices of Sustainable Agriculture (ESS 280)
  • EARTHSYS 185 Feeding Nine Billion
  • EARTHSYS 30 Ecology for Everyone (BIO 30)
  • EARTHSYS 46N Exploring the Critical Interface between the Land and Monterey Bay: Elkhorn Slough (ESS 46N)
  • EARTHSYS 41N The Global Warming Paradox

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How to Apply

  • Go to the application link.
  • Pay the $90 as application fees.
  • SAT with Essay or ACT with Writing scores are compulsory.
  • SAT subject tests are optional.
  • Submit your official transcripts
  • School Report and Counselor Recommendation
  • Two teacher evaluations have to be submitted.

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