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What You Learn

Our Bachelor of Arts program introduces you to the underlying principles of Earth Science. After taking foundational courses in Environmental Science, Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology and Oceanography, you will take upper-level electives in the areas that interest you the most, preparing you for a career as a teacher or scientist.

  • Run field studies, collect samples and administer surveys.
  • Research natural phenomena of the world — geological, climatological, oceanic and astrological
  • Understand how everything on our planet is connected.

In addition to recognizing the connections between soil, air, water, weather, climate and biodiversity, you will gain valuable critical thinking and communication skills.

Program Options:

B.A. in Earth Science

B.A. in Earth Science | Teacher Certification P-12

B.A. in Earth Science | Dual Certification, Teacher of Students with Disabilities and P-12

B.S. in Earth Science | Environmental Science

B.S. in Earth Science | Geoscience

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It's so heartwarming to see a professor acknowledge your efforts and invest in your future."

Danielle De Mesa '17
Danielle DeMesa Earth Science student

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

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