Bachelor Of Science In Environmental Studies With A Concentration In Earth Sciences

The required core courses are:

(Note that in the case of cross-listed courses, Environmental Studies majors must enroll in the ENVN section.)

  

ENVN 2010Environmental Problems and Solutions

1 credit

BIOL 1330Environmental Biology

3 credits

ENVN 4820/BIOL 4820/GEOG 4820/PA 4820Introduction to Environmental Law and Regulations

3 credits

ENVN 4610/GEOG 4610/GEOL 4610/GEOG 8616/GEOL 8616/BIOL 4610Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

3 credits

And

CHEM 1010Chemistry in The Environment and Society

3 credits

Or

CHEM 3030Environmental Chemistry

3 credits

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A minimum of 3 credit hours of ENVN 4800 Internship in Environmental Management and Planning must be completed

ENVN 4800/BIOL 4800Internship in Environmental Management and Planning

1 - 3 credits

Also required are:

  • An approved course in statistics
  • An approved GIS course

The Earth Sciences concentration requirements are:

GEOL 1170Introduction to Physical Geology

4 credits

GEOL 4260/GEOL 8266Process Geomorphology

3 credits

An additional 27 hours of geography/geology courses are required and may be chosen from the following:

GEOL 1180Introduction to Historical Geology

4 credits

GEOL 2300Geoscience Data Analysis and Modeling

3 credits

GEOL 2500Special Topics in Geography-Geology

1 credit

GEOL 2600Geohydrology

3 credits

GEOL 2750Mineralogy

3 credits

GEOL 2754Mineralogy Laboratory

1 credit

GEOL 2760Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

3 credits

GEOL 2764Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Laboratory

1 credit

GEOL 3300Structural Geology

3 credits

GEOL 3310Structural Geology Field Methods

1 credit

GEOL 3400Introduction to Sedimentary Geology

3 credits

GEOL 4400Geophysics

3 credits

GEOL 4540Geochemistry

3 credits

GEOG 3510Meteorology

3 credits

GEOG 4010/GEOG 8016Conservation of Natural Resources

3 credits

GEOG 4100/BIOL 4100/GEOL 4100/BIOL 8106/GEOG 8106/GEOL 8106Biogeography

3 credits

GEOG 4320/GEOG 8326Climatology

3 credits

GEOG 4330/GEOG 8336Soil Genesis, Morphology and Classification

3 credits

GEOG 4630/GEOG 8636Environmental Remote Sensing

4 credits

 

One of the following chemistry sequences is required:

CHEM 1140Fundamentals of College Chemistry

4 credits

CHEM 1144Fundamentals of College Chemistry Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 2210Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

4 credits

CHEM 2214Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 3650Fundamentals of Biochemistry

3 credits

CHEM 3654Fundamentals of Biochemistry Laboratory

1 credit

OR

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 1190General Chemistry II

3 credits

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 2210Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

4 credits

CHEM 2214Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1 credit

One of the following physics sequences is required:

PHYS 1050Introduction to Physics

4 credits

PHYS 1054Introduction to Physics Laboratory

1 credit

OR

PHYS 1110General Physics I with Algebra

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

OR

PHYS 2110General Physics 1 - Calculus Level

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

Advanced Writing Course

All students are required to take an advanced writing course within their major.  For the environmental studies major with a concentration in Earth Science, the advanced writing requirement can be fulfilled by completing either ENGL 3980 or ENGR 3000.