Course 1-12

Bachelor of Science in Climate System Science and Engineering

Be part of the solution: Choose the major for addressing climate change

New career paths require graduates who understand the science of climate change and who also possess the engineering and analytic tools. The Course 1–12 Climate System Science and Engineering degree program, jointly offered by the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at MIT, prepares students to become leaders in the field, helping to accelerate high- impact, science-based solutions to solve global-scale environmental problems.

Degree Structure

The Bachelor of Science in Climate System Science and Engineering ensures a solid foundation of the necessary fundamental science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology with advanced study in how to model and analyze complex climate and environmental phenomena. Students also work together with their advisor to select elective subjects in a broad range of social science disciplines to develop an understanding of the political and social issues tied to addressing climate change.

Degree Requirements

Foundational, Analytical and Computational Requirements

Core Climate Requirements

Restricted and Unrestricted Electives

Humanities, Social Science, and Economics

Foundational Science

Modeling and Computation

Climate Mitigation and Adaptation