The Environmental Science, Policy, and Management Department has provided information for students who plan to study abroad. Review your department’s responses to the Major Advising Questionnaires below, then contact the department directly with any additional questions.
Berkeley Programs Questionnaire
UCEAP Programs Questionnaire
Students may petition to have up to two relevant courses from abroad count towards their major requirements. Courses must be at least 3 semester units, must be taken for a letter grade, and must be approved by ES faculty. Consult with your major advisor for more information.
No. Coursework is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
We offer extensive advising for students planning to go abroad due to the limitation of the major and the sequential coursework required through junior and senior year.
Students must submit a course syllabus with the ESPM curriculum exception form to petition for the course to be reviewed by our faculty for approval. Reviews can take 3-4 weeks, depending on faculty availability.
All Environmental Sciences students take a year-long thesis course preceded by a research methods course, all of which must be taken on the Berkeley campus beginning spring of their junior year. One semester UCEAP programs can be worked out with advance planning, and the ideal term for students to go abroad is fall of their junior year.
Yes, for those courses accepted in completion of major requirements.
The undergraduate adviser.
Yes, all CNR students, including those studying abroad, will receive an Academic hold which prevents them from registering for the following term. The undergraduate advisor will email students in advance of their Phase I appointments requesting a proposed schedule for the following term. Once the student and advisor come to an agreement about the proposed schedule, the hold will be released so the student can enroll into their courses.
Contact your major advisor to review your graduation requirements and to ensure you meet senior residency. Keep in mind that students are required to complete a year long thesis project that runs through the fall and spring of senior year.
Independent Programs Questionnaire