The Department of Earth System Science is home to two majors and one minor.

Please use the links below to explore these academic programs.

In addition to course work, we encourage all of our students to engage in undergraduate research, the ESS internship program,the UCI Education Abroad Program and other opportunities available to ESS students.

To learn how to apply to one of our undergraduate degree programs, please visit UCI Admissions.


Melanie Nakanishi
Student Affairs Manager
(949)824 -1604
Professor Mathieu Morligem
Vice Chair, Undergraduate Studies
(949)824 - 1353