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Environmental Science

Natural Sciences (core in Environmental Science) - BA

This major does not require a minor.

Total numbers of hours required to complete this major:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites) in major:

47 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

20 semester hours

Suggested Sequencing of Major Courses for Bachelor of Arts in Natural Science – Core: Environmental Science

Freshman Year

Fall Spring

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

BIOL 1402

4 hrs

 

BIOL 1401

4 hrs

*

3 hrs

 

MATH 1411

4 hrs

*

3 hrs

 

*

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

 

 

Total

16 hrs

 

Total

14 hrs

Sophomore Year

Fall Spring

CHEM 1401

4 hrs

 

CHEM 2412

4 hrs

MATH 2303

3 hrs

 

BIOL 1410 or other

PHIL 2321

3 hrs

 

BIOL/MATH 1000+2000+

4 hrs

*

3 hrs

 

PHIL 3333

3 hrs

*

3 hrs

 

*

3 hrs

Total

16 hrs

 

Total

14 hrs

Junior Year

Fall Spring

BIOL 3441

4 hrs

 

**Nat sci from list BIOL

 

**Nat sci from list BIOL

 

 

CHEM, MATH 3000/4000

4 hrs

CHEM or MATH 3000/4000

4 hrs

 

*

3 hrs

ECON 23901

3 hrs

 

*

3 hrs

*

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

*3

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Total

17 hrs

 

Total

16 hrs

Senior Year

Fall Spring

**Nat sci from list BIOL

 

 

BIOL 4490

4 hrs

CHEM or MATH 3000/4000

4 hrs

 

POLS 4351

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Total

16 hrs

 

Total

19 hrs

*Nine three-hour courses are needed to fill the remaining of your General Education Curriculum Requirements, including two semesters of the same foreign language. Place one of your General Education Curriculum courses in each slot marked with an (*).

**Natural science list available from Environmental Science advisor.

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

BIOL 4490

Environmental Science Internship

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

BIOL 3441

General Ecology

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

None required

Environmental Science - Minor

Total number of hours required in minor:

20 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in the minor:

12 semester hours (13 advanced hours, if General Ecology is used)

Required courses in the minor:

One of the following:

BIOL 1410

Environmental Science

BIOL 3441

General Ecology

One of the following pairs:

BIOL 1401 & 1402

General Biology I & II

CHEM 1401 & 1402

General Chemistry I & II

PHSC 1411 & 1412

Intro to Physical Science I & II

POLS 4351

Environmental Policy & Law

PHIL 3333

Science and Ethics

One additional non-science environmental course, such as:

SOCI 4327

Environmental Sociology

RLST 3385

Ecology, Feminism and Religion

HIST 3370

Environmental History

ENGL 4395

Literature and the Earth

Or similar course approved by the advisor