View Environmental Studies Courses
Check Application Status
This page outlines requirements for the major in
Environmental Studies (BA or BS, Environmental Studies). Students can also study this subject as a minor or as part of a
self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts).
The BA degree in Environmental Studies requires successful completion of 16 courses distributed as described below and the senior capstone/directed research project. The BS degree course distribution requirements are the same, with three additional studio courses (for a total of 19 courses). Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Not all courses are offered each semester. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the chair of the program.
Choose three core courses:
Advanced core courses:
Economics and math courses:
Choose one lab course:
Choose one social science elective (3-4 credits):
Choose three design electives from the list below:
BA total credits: 55-61
Choose 12 credits from the following:*
*Alternative courses, chosen in consultation with an advisor, may be approved.BS total credits: 67-73
Track your progress using the Program Requirement Worksheet for the year in which you declared your major in Environmental Studies.
Students who declared earlier than 2015 should see their academic advisor for degree requirements.
Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Environmental Studies Chair and Departmental Faculty Advisoryouattr@newschool.eduAlbert and Vera List Academic Center
Academic Advisor for Global, Environmental, and Urban Studies64 West 11th Street, room 120