Environmental Science Major

Area of Emphasis

Students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis:

  • General
  • Environmental Science (Accelerated) - Integrated with graduate Environmental Science & Policy program

General 

Supporting Courses33
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Principles of Biology: Organisms, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology Lab: 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
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Physical Geology
Introductory Statistics
Mathematics (choose one of the following courses):
Precalculus
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Upper-Level Courses 132
Principles of Ecology
Environmental Systems
Environmental Statistics
Environmental Modeling
Scientific Writing
Capstone in Environmental Science
Elective Courses (choose 9 additional credits; no more than 6 credits from ENV SCI 497, 498, 499)):
any 300-level ENV SCI course
any 400-level ENV SCI course
Plant Biodiversity
Field Botany
Environmental Microbiology
Marine Biology
Fish and Wildlife Population Dynamics
Wetland Ecology
Ecological Restoration
Travel Course
Hazardous and Toxic Materials
Atmospheric Pollution and Abatement
Regional Climatology
Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
Geoscience Field Trip
Hydrogeology
Glacial Geology & Landscapes
Environmental Politics and Policy
Environmental Law
Stable Isotopes in the Environment
Geochemistry of Natural Waters
Total Credits65

Environmental Science (Accelerated) - Integrated with graduate Environmental Science & Policy program

Supporting Courses36
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Principles of Biology: Organisms, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology Lab: 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
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Physical Geology
Introductory Statistics
Mathematics (choose one of the following courses):
Precalculus
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Upper-Level Courses 134
Principles of Ecology
Environmental Systems #
Environmental Statistics
Environmental Modeling
Scientific Writing
Capstone in Environmental Science
Elective Courses (choose 9 credits):
Conservation Biology #
Radioactivity: Past, Present, and Future
Environmental Sustainability
The Soil Environment
Hydrology #
Water and Waste Water Treatment #
Environmental GIS #
Stream Ecology #
Limnology #
Solar and Alternate Energy Systems #
Hazardous and Toxic Materials #
Global Climate Change #
Ground Water: Resources and Regulations #
Resource Management Strategy #
Atmospheric Pollution and Abatement #
Senior Thesis/Research in Environmental Science
Practicum in Environmental Science
Plant Biodiversity
Field Botany
Environmental Microbiology
Marine Biology
Fish and Wildlife Population Dynamics
Wetland Ecology
Ecological Restoration
Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
Geoscience Field Trip #
Hydrogeology
Glacial Geology & Landscapes
Geochemistry of Natural Waters
Total Credits70