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Environmental Science Major

Supporting Courses36
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Principles of Biology: Organisms, Ecology, and Evolution
Principles of Chemistry I
   and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
   and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Physical Geology
Introductory Statistics
American Government and Politics
Introduction to Public Policy
Mathematics (choose one of the following courses):
Elementary Functions: Algebra and Trigonometry
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Upper-Level Courses 135
Principles of Ecology
Environmental Sustainability
Environmental Systems
Environmental Statistics
Environmental GIS
Environmental Modeling
Scientific Writing
Capstone in Environmental Science
Choose one of the following courses:
Resource Management Strategy
Environmental Politics and Policy
Environmental Law
Elective Courses (choose 9 credits):
Radioactivity: Past, Present, and Future
Pollution Control
The Soil Environment
Pollution Prevention
Regional Climatology
Water and Waste Water Treatment
Solar and Alternate Energy Systems
Soils and Geology of Wisconsin Field Trip
Global Climate Change
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry Laboratory
Resource Management Strategy
Conservation Biology
Senior Thesis/Research in Environmental Science
Practicum in Environmental Science
Total Credits71

Students intending to pursue graduate study should include additional course work of at least one year of calculus, at least one year of physics, and upper-level courses in organic chemistry.