We make a degree affordable and attainable in four years. It's the Redlands Promise.
At the University of Redlands, we're committed to student success. With the Redlands Promise, students in the College of Arts & Sciences have the opportunity to graduate in four years—guaranteed.
Setting the bar high
If you meet all of your responsibilities as a student and we do not fulfill our part of the Redlands Promise, we will cover the cost of additional courses necessary for your graduation.
Explore your interests
From accounting and biochemistry to religious studies and theatre arts, the College of Arts & Sciences offers more than 40 undergraduate programs.
A cost-effective plan
According to data from the University of Texas at Austin, students who graduate on time will spend 40% less than those who graduate in six years. And they begin their careers sooner.
Core Courses, plus:
Analysis: EVST 235 or MATH 231
Ecology: EVST 305 or approved BIOL or CHEM
Two advanced science electives: Choose from EVST courses numbered 200 and above or approved 260/360 topics course.
One EVST non-science elective.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the major, an environ­mental science major should be able to:
Integrate social and environmental science to critically evaluate complex environmen­tal problems or opportunities, with an em­phasis in mathematics, ecology, biology, geology, chemistry, or physics. Use appropriate tools to analyze and com­municate environmental problems or op­portunities; and,
Apply interdisciplinary environmental learning to a specialization in Environ­mental Science.
General Education Requirements
General Education is a broad description of the curriculum that embodies our commitment to a liberal arts education at the University of Redlands. Our general education conveys the range of fields of study, ways of thinking, and practices of scholarship and creativity that enable students to graduate as critical thinkers capable of innovatively and collaboratively adapting to challenges that come their way in the future.
Our general education is comprised of a Liberal Arts Inquiry (LAI) or Liberal Arts Foundation (LAF) curriculum.
Entering first-year students and transfer students arriving with fewer than 32 credits in Fall 2018 will follow the LAI curriculum.
All transfer and returning students with 32 credits or more (i.e., sophomores, juniors, and seniors) in Fall 2018 will follow the LAF curriculum.
Application Checklist - First-Year Student
The Common Application, including the personal essay and University of Redlands member questions
$50 application fee
Official transcripts from all secondary schools attended
One letter of recommendation from guidance/college counselor and/or the Common Application Secondary school report
One letter of recommendation from a teacher who can speak to your academic ability
Students whose native language is not English, cannot apply test-optional and may meet English proficiency by providing one of the following scores:
550 SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
21 ACT English and Reading Sections
TOEFL minimum 80iBT/550 paper based
IELTS minimum 6.5
iTEP minimum 3.9
Duolingo English Test (DET) minimum 105
Graduation from a secondary school in which the primary language of instruction is English
Certificate of Finances and proof of financial support