Environmental Studies in San Diego

It has never been more important for us to have engaged and educated advocates for the environment. If you have an interest in this area then join us! You'll have the opportunity to explore an array of environmental issues of vast importance, hear from leading professionals and visit areas of great ecodiversity.

Environmental Studies program for teens in San Diego

Program Highlights

An in-depth look at environmental issues that affect society today
Examine environmental issues from a political, scientific, economic, global and social perspective
Understand the connection between the earth’s natural resources and the impact of human activities on them
Using case studies, investigate current environmental issues and possible solutions for resource conservation
Tuition:

Residential Tuition :
$5,198

Extended Commuter Tuition:
$3,598

Commuter Tuition:
$2,998

Dates:

July 24 - August 5

Location:

To be held at UC San Diego
San Diego, CA

Course Overview

Interested in a “Green Career”? Our program in Environmental Studies offers an interdisciplinary look at issues pertaining to ecology and sustainability, without focusing on the scientific side. The focus is on the impact of humans on environmental issues and encourages students to gain a broader understanding of how the multitude of issues that affect our environment. Students will have the opportunity to explore San Diego’s diverse coastal ecosystems. The course will show various career paths, from environmental science to ecological agriculture, giving students a better understanding of where a green career can lead.

 

Excursions in San Diego – Students will visit an ecological institute such as the Nature Collective or Scripps Institute for a hands-on experience to better understand the impacts of climate change.

Meet your instructor

Kirstin Skadberg, Ph.D.

Environmental Studies University of San Diego

Kirstin holds a Ph.D. in ecology from the SDSU/UC Davis Joint-Doctoral program, and teaches Environmental Assessment Practices at USD. She has over 20 years of environmental planning, environmental research, and teaching experience.

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Topics you'll explore

Hands-On Learning


Students will visit an ecological institute such as the Nature Collective or Scripps Institute for a hands-on experience to better understand the impacts of climate change.

Career Exploration


Students will visit an ecological institute such as the Nature Collective or
Scripps Institute for a hands-on experience to better understand the
impacts of climate change.

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