The Nicholas School cooperates with the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences in awarding four undergraduate degrees: the AB in environmental science and policy and the BS in environmental sciences (both provide an optional opportunity to complete a concentration in Marine Sciences and Conservation), and the BA and BS in earth and ocean sciences. In addition, minors are offered in both environmental sciences and policy and earth and ocean sciences. Certificate programs are offered in energy and the environment and marine science and conservation leadership. Courses for the majors are taught by more than sixty Duke Professors in twenty cooperating departments and schools.
Choose from four degree options:
Students majoring in other subjects can also pursue a minor at the Nicholas School:
No matter what your major is, you can spend a semester or summer studying the oceans and marine life at the Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort, N.C.—a fun and unique way to fulfill your elective requirements.
Students from any major who are passionate about the challenges of meeting society’s need for clean, affordable, and reliable energy can expand their career options with a certificate in energy and environment.