Earth and Environmental Studies (B.S.) (Combined B.S./M.B.A. Business Administration)

A Combined Degree program enables undergraduate students to enroll in graduate courses in their senior year, which can be counted towards the completion of both their Bachelor's and Master's degree requirements.  The ability to take these "swing courses" allows students to earn both their Bachelor's and Master's degrees in a shortened period of time, typically within five years of intensive study.  Undergraduate students interested in this option can find more information regarding program requirements on the University's Combined Programs website.

Program Requirements

Students in this combined degree program must complete the requirements for:

Earth and Environmental Science Major (B.S.)

Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Graduate Swing Courses

A combined degree program allows students to complete 6-12 graduate credits ("graduate swing courses") while enrolled as an undergraduate. These courses count for both their bachelor and master’s degrees.  Graduate swing courses will count toward undergraduate free electives, unless noted otherwise.

The Graduate Swing Courses for this program:

M.B.A. Graduate Swing Courses

Recommended Roadmap to Degree(s)

This recommended five-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within five years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Fifth year courses are taken at the graduate level, after matriculation into the graduate portion of this combined degree program.

Undergraduate Program

First Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (A) New Student Seminar1GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature3 
GENERAL EDUCATION: (D) Fine and Performing Arts3GENERAL EDUCATION: (J) Physical Education1 
EAES 1054EAES 2404 
Collateral Math/Applied Math/Statistics course.4Collateral Math/Applied Math/Statistics course.4 
 15 15 
Second Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication3World Language 23 
World Language 13CHEM 1214 
CHEM 1204EAES 3204 
EAES 2204Major Elective4 
 14 15 
Third Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K1) Social Science – American and European History3GENERAL EDUCATION: (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences3EAES 4046
EAES 3023EAES 4414 
EAES 3424Major Elective3 
PHYS 191 or 1934PHYS 192 or 1934 
 14 14 6
Fourth Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives3GENERAL EDUCATION: (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives3 
GENERAL EDUCATION: (L) Interdisciplinary Studies3GENERAL EDUCATION: (K3) Social Science – Social Science Perspectives3 
World Cultures3Graduate Swing Courses6 
Major Elective4  
Free Elective2  
 15 12 
Total Credits 120

Graduate Program

Fourth Year
First Half  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Elective course1.5  
Second Half  
MBA Core course3  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
Fifth Year
 First HalfFirst Half
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course3
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5MBA Elective course1.5
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5Second Half
 MBA Elective course1.5MBA Core course1.5
 Second HalfMBA Core course1.5
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5
 MBA Core course1.5 
 MBA Elective1.5 
  10.5 9
Total Credits 30