BS in Environmental Science


Department: Biology

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

    • First Year Experience, 1 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

This department requires specific General Education Requirements course choices:

IDNameCredits
Math Required
MA118Intro to Statistics3

Environmental Science (BS) Requirements

Environmental Science Core

Choose: All    

IDNameCredits
BI103Intro to Cell Bio & Genetics3
BI103LIntro to Cell Bio & Genetics Lab1
BI104Introduction to Ecology and Diversity3
BI104LIntroduction to Ecology and Diversity Lab1
BI105Introduction to Plants and Animals3
BI105LIntroduction to Plants and Animals Lab1
BI343Field Problems in Ecology3
BI343LField Problems in Ecology Lab2
BI480Conservation Biology3
BI480LConservation Biology Lab3
CH103General Chemistry I3
CH103LGeneral Chemistry I Lab1
OR
CH101Intro to Chemistry3
CH101LIntro to Chemistry lab1
CH104General Chemistry II3
CH104LGeneral Chemistry II Lab1
OR
CH102Chemistry of Life3
CH102LChemistry of Life lab1
EV201Environmental Science3
EV201LEnvironmental Science Lab1
EV310Environmental Ethics and Policy3
EV290Environmental Science Seminar 11
EV390Environmental Science Seminar 22
EV490Environmental Science Seminar 31
EV499Research in Environmental Science3

Environmental Science Cognates

Credits: 15    

IDNameCredits
Choose a minor from one of the following areas:
Education, Business, Communication, Crime, Law and Justice, Pre-Law, Social Justice, Journalism
OR Complete the Environmental Policy & International Issues track
GO210American Political Institutions
IN210Peoples & Cultures of the World
GO220World Political Geography
BA212Principles of Management
BA324Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development
OR Complete the Graduate School track
PY201/PY201LGeneral Physics I + Lab
PY202/PY202LGeneral Physics II + Lab
MA151Calculus I
MA152Calculus II
NOTE: Also must choose CH103 & CH104 for chemistry option in core and CH321 & CH322 for electives

Environmental Science Electives,

Credits: 13     Minimum: C

NOTE: Careful advising is necessary in choosing electives because of the diversity of career options available in environmental science

IDNameCredits
BI212Genetics3
BI213Genetics Lab3
BI275Freshwater Biology3
BI280Marine Biology3
BI285Aquatic Biology Lab3
BI310Bioinformatics + lab5
BI352Microbiology3
BI352LMicrobiology Lab2
BI370Comparative Anatomy + lab5
BI431Current topics in BiologyVaries
BI491
Cross listed as CH491
Biochemistry Lab3
BI492
Cross listed as CH492
Biochemistry I3
BI493
Cross listed as CH493
Biochemistry II3
CH102Chemistry of Life3
CH102LChemistry of Life Lab1
CH231Analytical Chemistry3
CH231LAnalytical Chemistry Lab2
CH321Organic Chemistry I4
CH321LOrganic Chemistry I Lab2
CH322Organic Chemistry II3
CH322LOrganic Chemistry II Lab2
CH431Instrumental Analysis3
EV331Current topics in Environmental ScienceVaries

Environmental Internship

Credits: 0     Minimum: S

IDNameCredits
EV288/EV388/EV488Internships in Environmental Science