Culture, Technology and Environment, BA
The BA in culture, technology and environment is a collaborative program offered by the Humanities division in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Students take a humanistic approach to address issues surrounding:
- culture: approaching equitable and diverse global citizenship through the study of culture and language
- environment: addressing climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution and environmental justice through the arts and humanities
- technology: bringing humanities thinking to the human and ethical challenges of a world shaped by technology
Courses include studies in English, film and media studies, history, philosophy, religious studies, languages and cultures. Students also complete a core of classes that provide context and grounding, as well as hands-on experience in identifying challenges and developing solutions.
In addition to the guidelines in the Concurrent Program Options section below, students interested in pursuing concurrent or second baccalaureate degrees in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are advised to visit the college's website for more information and requirements.
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
ASU is committed to helping students thrive by offering tools that allow personalization of the transfer path to ASU. Students may use the Transfer Map search to outline a list of recommended courses to take prior to transfer.
ASU has transfer partnerships in Arizona and across the country to create a simplified transfer experience for students. These pathway programs include exclusive benefits, tools and resources, and help students save time and money in their college journey. Students may learn more about these programs by visiting the admission site: https://admission.asu.edu/transfer/pathway-programs.
Change of Major Requirements
A current ASU student has no additional requirements for changing majors.
Students should refer to https://changingmajors.asu.edu for information about how to change a major to this program.
Potential career fields include:
- climate change or policy analysis
- documentary writing or producing
- environmental law
- nature or science writing
- nonprofit leadership and management
- technical writing
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
Writers and Authors
- Growth: 3.7%
- Median Salary*: 73150
Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
- Growth: 3.7%
- Median Salary*: 73150
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
Study abroad expands students' perspectives by exposing them to new and unique cultures, communities and people. Students can explore the English language at a deeper level through an extended lens of literature, dialects and rhetoric in one of more than 300 Global Education programs. Students who study abroad gain heightened cultural competency and communication and critical thinking skills, which enhance their educational experience and their resumes.
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Accelerated bachelor's degree programs allow students to choose either a 2.5- or a 3-year path while participating in the same high-quality educational experience of a 4-year option. Students can opt to fast-track their studies after acceptance into a participating program by connecting with their academic advisor.