BA in Earth and Ocean Sciences

The major is intended to provide a general knowledge of the processes that shape and control the environment in which we live.


Organization Name: 
Duke University - Nicholas School of the Environment
Discipline: 
Environmental
Degree : 
Bachelor's Degree
Location: 
Durham, NC

The A.B. degree in Earth and Ocean Sciences is designed as a flexible major for those students interested in the Earth, its atmosphere and the oceans. The major is intended to provide a general knowledge of the processes that shape and control the environment in which we live.

Students who receive the A.B. degree in Earth and Ocean Sciences may follow many different career paths, including:

Research at government agencies or in the nonprofit world
Policy advising in government agencies or think tanks
Science or nature writing or publishing
K-12 teaching