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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

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Suggested Course Sequencing

Disclaimer: The list below provides an example of requirements & suggested course sequencing for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the date of enrollment in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.

Fall Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
HUM 102 First Year Experience 3 credits
ENG 100 English Composition I 3 credits
BIO 100 General Biology/Lab* 4 credits
ENV 200 Principles of Environmental Science 4 credits
  General Education – Visual & Performing Arts 3 credits
Total 17 credits

Spring Semester Freshmen Year

CRN Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition II 3 credits
BIO 202 Botany* 4 credits
BIO 204 Zoology 4 credits
  General Education – History 3 credits
Total 14 credits

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
CHY 100 Chemistry I/Lab 4 credits
MAT 128 College Algebra OR  
    MAT 180     Finite Math I 3 credits
BIO 310 Plant Taxonomy* 4 credits
  General Education – Literature 3 credits
  General Education – Foreign Languages 3 credits
Total 17 credits

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 352 Ecology* 3 credits
CHY 325 Environmental Chemistry 4 credits
GEO 280 GIS Applications I 4 credits
  General Education – Foreign Languages 6 credits
Total 17 credits

Fall Semester Junior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 452 Field Ecology 4 credits
BIO 380 Limnology* 4 credits
  General Education-Behavioral Sciences 3 credits
ENV 300 Environmental Practicum 1 credit
Total 12 credits

Spring Semester Junior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 356 Vertebrate Biology 3 credits
ENV 400 Senior Projects I* 3 credits
MAT 351 Statistics 3 credits
Choose two of the following:
POS 320 Environmental Policy OR  
    ECO 210     Environmental Economics OR  
    SOC 347     Environmental Sociology 6 credits
Total 15 credits

Fall Semester Senior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
ENV 401 Senior Projects II* 1 credit
ENV 322 Energy Conservation & ALT. S. 3 credits
  Concentration 3-4 credits
  Concentration 3-4 credits
  Concentration 3-4 credits
Total 13-16 credits

Spring Semester Senior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
ENV 403 Environmental Philosophy* 3 credits
  Concentration 3-4 credits
  Concentration 3-4 credits
  Concentration 3-4 credits
Total 15 credits

* Field Experience course that should be taken in the semester and year listed