The Environmental Studies degree incorporates curriculum from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, Public Administration, Geographic Information Systems, and Philosophy to provide a broad understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to solving complex problems.
In an effort to ensure that students demonstrate a sufficient understanding of the course material and learning objectives of this academic program, only grades of “C” (2.0) or higher may be used to satisfy program requirements.
Environmental Studies Core (31 credit hours) – CHM 2045, MAC 1105, PSC 1121 (or PHY 1038 or GLY 2038), STA 2023, BSC 2010, BSC 2011, PCB 3044, PCB 3044L, ECO 2023, and SYG 2000
Environmental Studies Fundamentals (19 credit hours) – IDS 3150, ECP 3302, GIS 3043, GIS 4301, PUP 3203, and SYD 4510
Environmental Studies Concentration (18 credit hours) – choose either Sciences or Values, Planning, and Policy
Environmental Studies Capstone (3 credit hours) – IDS 4893* (*may only be taken in graduating semester)
Environmental Studies BS Foreign Language Graduation Requirement (4 credit hours) – successfully complete one semester of college-level foreign language or test proficiency
Environmental Studies BS Additional Academic Requirement (3-4 credit hours) – successfully complete undergraduate research, internship, and/or service-learning related to the major. Students may substitute demonstrated proficiency or instruction in a foreign language equivalent to the second college semester for this requirement.