BOSTON COLLEGE ADMISSION APPLICATION ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES MAJOR COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES February 22, 2016 Dear student, Thank you for your interest in the Environmental Studies major. We welcome your interest in joining the second cohort of majors. The Environmental Studies Program at Boston College invites students to engage questions related to the environment and sustainability from a variety of perspectives in courses from departments and programs across the University. For more information about the program and requirements, please see the website (http://www.bc.edu/envstudies/). In order for your application to be complete, this cover page must be signed and turned in at Devlin 213 by 4 pm on May 6, 2016. The remainder of the application, including your 500word personal statement, must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the same date and time. All decisions will be sent on or about the second the week of June. Good luck and have a productive semester. Sincerely, Professor Noah Snyder Director Environmental Studies Program By signing below, you authorize the Environmental Studies Program to request copies of your official transcript from Student Services to be used with your application. __________________________________________ __________________________ Print Name Eagle ID No. __________________________________________ __________________________ Sign Name Date BOSTON COLLEGE ADMISSION APPLICATION ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES MAJOR COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES Name: LAST FIRST Graduation Date: MI Eagle ID number: Permanent Address: NO. & STREET Email Address: CITY STATE ZIP Telephone: Please feel free to enlarge the text boxes (within reason) if more space is needed. Concentration: Food and Water Sustainability Climate Change and Societal Adaptation History Political Science Sociology Economics Thematic Interest(s) related to Environmental Studies Study Abroad Interest(s), if any Relevant Work/Internship/Volunteer/Research Experience Relevant Extracurricular Activities Other Personal Notes Post-Graduate Plans Academic Achievements: Four copies of your official transcript will be requested from student services by the Environmental Studies Program after second semester grades are reported. Be sure to complete and sign the authorization on the first page of this application. Honors or Scholastic Achievements Faculty Reference: Letters of recommendation are not required. However, we ask that you provide us with the name of the Boston College faculty person who could provide a recommendation if we need it (be sure to ask the faculty member before giving her or his name). NAME DEPARTMENT EMAIL ADDRESS Instructions for Personal Statement At the end of this document, please include a personal statement (of approximately 500 words) that addresses the following items: 1. Discuss your intellectual interest in Environmental Studies. 2. Describe any relevant personal experiences and/or areas of special interest including any environmental experience. 3. What are your post-graduate hopes and how do you see this major helping you to achieve those goals? This application including your Personal Statement must be submitted by email to email@example.com, by 4 pm Friday, May 6, 2016. The signed transcript authorization must be submitted to Devlin 213 by the same date and time.