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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ENV 250APPLIED ECOLOGY4
or BIO 215 ECOLOGY
ENV 216EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE4
ENV 217HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT4
ENV 260ENVIRONMENTAL DATA ANALYSIS4
or BIO 206 BIOSTATISTICS
ENV 294SECOND YEAR SEMINAR2
ENV 360RESEARCH METHODS4
ENV 362SENIOR THESIS2
ENV 350ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND STUDIES CAPSTONE (Liberal Studies Program Capstone) 14
Select three of the following:12
ENV 300
PLANT IDENTIFICATION (WITH LAB)
ENV 305
ANIMAL DIVERSITY (WITH LAB)
ENV 310
ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL SCIENCE (WITH LAB)
ENV 315
PLANT ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENV 316
CHEMISTRY OF EARTH SYSTEMS (WITH LAB)
ENV 320
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENV 322
ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENV 340
URBAN ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENV 341
URBAN FORESTS AS SOCIAL-ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS (WITH LAB)
ENV 355
INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
ENV 359
ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL DATA ANALYSIS WITH R
ENV 390
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2
BIO 191GENERAL BIOLOGY I FOR SCIENCE MAJORS4
BIO 192GENERAL BIOLOGY II FOR SCIENCE MAJORS4
BIO 193GENERAL BIOLOGY III FOR SCIENCE MAJORS4
Select one of the following:4-6
CHE 130
CHE 131
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
CHE 120
CHE 131
GENERAL CHEMISTRY IP
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
Select one of the following:4-6
CHE 132
CHE 133
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
CHE 122
CHE 133
GENERAL CHEMISTRY IIP
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
CHE 134
CHE 135
GENERAL CHEMISTRY III
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY III
4
Select one of the following:4-6
MAT 147
CALCULUS WITH INTEGRATED PRECALCULUS I
MAT 150
CALCULUS I
MAT 170
CALCULUS FOR LIFE SCIENCES I
Select one of the following:4-6
MAT 148
CALCULUS WITH INTEGRATED PRECALCULUS II
MAT 151
CALCULUS II
MAT 171
CALCULUS FOR LIFE SCIENCES II
Select one of the following:4-6
MAT 149
CALCULUS WITH INTEGRATED PRECALCULUS III
MAT 152
CALCULUS III
MAT 172
CALCULUS III WITH DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Alternatively, to complete the calculus sequence, select both of the following:
MAT 155
SUMMER CALCULUS I
MAT 156
SUMMER CALCULUS II
PHY 150GENERAL PHYSICS I4
PHY 151GENERAL PHYSICS II4
PHY 152GENERAL PHYSICS III4
Select three courses from within one discipline in consultation with your advisor:12
Biology
BIO 210
MICROBIOLOGY
BIO 235
EVOLUTION
BIO 260
GENETICS
BIO 315
TOPICS IN ECOLOGY
BIO 317
AQUATIC BIOLOGY
BIO 318
FIELD STUDIES IN MARINE AND ESTUARINE BIOLOGY
BIO 321
MOLECULAR METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION
BIO 350
ANIMAL ADAPTATIONS
Chemistry
CHE 230
CHE 231
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I
CHE 232
CHE 233
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
CHE 234
CHE 235
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY III
and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY III
CHE 204
CHE 205
ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
and ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
CHE 264
CHE 265
ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY
and ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
CHE 268
CHE 269
SOLID WASTE CHEMISTRY
and SOLID WASTE CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
CHE 340
CHE 341
BIOCHEMISTRY I
and EXPERIMENTAL BIOCHEMISTRY I
Geography (GIS)
GEO 141
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I: DIGITAL MAPPING
GEO 242
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II: COMMUNITY GIS
GEO 243
REMOTE SENSING
GEO 343
REMOTE SENSING II
GEO 344
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS III: SPATIAL ANALYSIS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Environmental Science (BS) students are not eligible to earn a double major in Environmental Studies (BA)

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.  

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