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BSc Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies at Portland State University is the study of the interactions between society and the physical, chemical, ecological and biological processes that structure and maintain ecosystems.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, March, June, September
Tuition Fee: $29,837 per year
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

The Environmental Science and Management program (formerly known as Environmental Science and Resources) offers two undergraduate tracks: Environmental Science and Environmental Studies.

The Environmental Studies track focuses on resource management and policy with study in the natural sciences, social sciences, geography, and environmental policy. The Environmental Studies track is recommended for students who are interested in pursuing careers involving working in agencies or organizations that address problems in the environment.

Your Potential To Be Exponential

At Portland State University , you feel like you’re part of a movement. The kind that keeps your classmates rooting for you and your professors pulling for you. You’ll form bonds with faculty and friends in small classes that dive deep into the issues that matter most to you. We are proud to be one of the nation’s most transformative universities. Because every time your success inspires others, you change the world.


Courses Included

  • Orientation to Environmental Science and Management
  • Introduction to Environmental Systems
  • Applied Environmental Studies: Problem Solving
  • Applied Environmental Studies: Policy Considerations