EarthSS Academic Programs

The Department of Earth System Science (ESS) offers a variety of courses, which can be applied to a Degree in ESS or General Education Requirements for non-ESS majors.

Degrees Available:

Undergraduate courses (ESS 1-199) emphasize an understanding of the basic science involved in global change of the Earth's atmosphere, oceans, biosphere and soils.

Graduate core courses (ESS 200-399) provide incoming graduate students with a comprehensive overview of Earth System Science through the application of physics, chemistry and biology to the study of the interacting ocean, atmosphere, land, and climate systems.