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University of California, Santa Barbara
Earth Science - Climate and Environment Emphasis B.S.

Earth Science is the study of the earth - of its rocks, minerals and records of ancient life, and of the physical, chemical and biological processes, past and present, at work in the earth''s interior, on its surface, and within its envelope of water and air. An applied science, geoscience draws from a number of disciplines, mixing the practical with the theoretical. The Climate and Environment Emphasis employs an integrated view of the earth as a dynamically linked system. Students take traditional geology courses while pursuing coursework in related disciplines, such as ocean, atmospheric, and earth-surface processes. Transfer students are admitted to pre-major status until all prerequisites are satisfied.

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