Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities and understand the processes that affect local and national environmental development. Moreover, the interdisciplinary aspect of the BCIS programme means that students achieve a broad knowledge including Language, Business, and International Relations.

The Environmental Studies major includes 8 compulsory papers, 6 Language and/or Culture papers, 8 majors and 2 electives.

2 papers at level 5:

  • 30.514 Business and Sustainability (15 credits)
  • 40.511 The Human Environment (15 credits)
  • 80.501 Introduction to Tourism (15 credits)
  • 80.502 Introduction to Ecotourism (15 credits)

Choose 3 papers at level 6:

  • 40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management (15 credits)
  • 40.614 Biological Conservation (15 credits)
  • 40.615 Regional Environmental Systems and Management (15 credits)
  • 40.616 Urban Environmental Systems and Management (15 credits)
  • 30.616 The Business of the Environment (15 credits)
  • 30.617 Resource Economics (15 credits)
  • 80.601 Ecotourism and Protected Natural Areas (15 credits)
  • 80.602 Ecotourism and Culture (15 credits)
  • 80.603 Ecotourism Internship (15 credits)

Choose 3 papers at level 7:

  • 40.713 Global Environmental Issues (15 credits)
  • 40.717 Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (15 credits)
  • 40.718 Sustainable Business and Ethics (15 credits)
  • 50.714 Politics of Environmental Sustainability (15 credits)
  • 80.701 Ecotourism Planning (15 credits)
  • 80.702 Ecotourism Interpretation (15 credits)
  • 80.703 Future Directions for Ecotourism (15 credits)

Career opportunities

  • Conservation
  • Ecotourism
  • Environmental Planning & Development
  • Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO)
Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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