Jun 24, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Science Major, B.S.


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A grade of “D” or better is required for courses in this program to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

General Studies Course Requirements


Oral Communication


  •  Select any course that satisfies the Oral Communication requirement.

Quantitative Literacy


Arts and Humanities (minimum 6 semester hours)


  •  Select any course that satisfies the Arts and Humanities requirement.

Historical (minimum 3 semester hours)


  • Select any course that satisfies the Historical requirement.

Natural and Physical Sciences


Social and Behavioral Sciences I (minimum of 3 semester hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences II (minimum of 3 semester hours)


  • ECO 2020 - Principles of Microeconomics Credits: 3
  • OR

  • Select any course that satisfies the Social and Behavioral Sciences II requirement.
  • Note: This course is a prerequisite to the social science requirements listed in most concentrations.

Global Diversity


Students may satisfy the Global Diversity requirement by selecting any course designated as Global Diversity within one of the following General Studies categories: Arts and Humanities; Historical; Natural and Physical Sciences; Social and Behavioral Sciences I; or Social and Behavioral Sciences II. Students may also use an unrestricted elective to satisfy this requirement. (See General Studies requirements .)

Multicultural Graduation Requirement


Students may satisfy the Multicultural requirement by selecting any course from the approved list. (Some courses can be used to meet General Studies and Multicultural requirements.)

General Studies Total: 33 credits

Environmental Science Core Requirements


(for all concentrations except for Secondary Science Teacher Licensure)

Multidisciplinary Concentration


Students are required to select courses in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geographic Information Systems, Geology, Meteorology, Mathematics, and Civil Engineering, and elective courses in consultation with an environmental science advisor.

Environmental Science - Select at least 15 hours


Geology - Select at least 4 hours


Geography - Select at least 3 hours


  • GEG 3000-4999 Upper Division Geography Courses

Internship Requirement


Total Credits


Total General Studies Course Requirements*

33 credits

Required Prerequisites**

15-16 credits

 Required Core Courses

23 credits

 Multidisciplinary Requirements

36 credits

Internship Requirement

3-4 credits

Senior Experience Requirement

3-4 credits

Unrestricted Electives*

4-7 credits

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Multidisciplinary 120 credits

 

*The multicultural requirement of 3 credits must be met in either General Studies or Unrestricted Elective courses.

**Additional hours beyond what can count towards general studies.

Water Management and Hydrologic Science Concentration


Electives - Select at least 9 hours


Internship Requirement


Senior Experience Graduation Requirement


Total Credits


Total General Studies Course Requirements*

33 credits

Required Prerequisites**

15-16 credits

Environmental Science Required Core Courses

23 credits

Water Management and Hydrologic Science Requirements

37-38 credits

Internship Requirement

3-4 credits

Senior Experience Requirement

3 credits

Unrestricted Electives*

3-6 credits

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Ecological Restoration

120 credits

 

*The multicultural requirement of 3 credits must be met in either General Studies or Unrestricted Elective courses.

**Additional hours beyond what can count towards general studies.

Ecological Restoration Concentration


Students are required to select courses in Biology, Geology, Environmental Science, and elective courses in consultation with an environmental science advisor.

Geology - Select at least 4 hours


Environmental Science - Select at least 12 hours


Internship Requirement


Senior Experience Graduation Requirement


Total Credits


Total General Studies Course Requirements*

33 credits

Required Prerequisites**

15-16 credits

Environmental Science Required Core Courses

23 credits

Ecological Restoration Requirements

36-37 credits

Internship Requirement

3-4 credits

Senior Experience Requirement

3-4 credits

Unrestricted Electives*

3-7 credits

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Ecological Restoration

120 credits

 

*The multicultural requirement of 3 credits must be met in either General Studies or Unrestricted Elective courses.

**Additional hours beyond what can count towards general studies.

Environmental Science Major with Teacher Licensure


Please see the Teacher Education Licensure portion of this catalog at: Secondary Education Licensure  

Environmental Chemistry Concentration


Students are required to select courses in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Environmental Science, and elective courses in consultation with an environmental science advisor.

Environmental Science and Geology - Select at least 12 hours


Internship Requirement


Senior Experience Graduation Requirement


Subtotals


Total General Studies Course Requirements*

33 credits

Required Prerequisites**

15-16 credits

Environmental Science Required Core Courses

23 credits

Environmental Chemistry Requirements

35 credits

Internship Requirement

3-4 credits

Senior Experience Requirement

3-4 credits

Unrestricted Electives*

5-8 credits

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Ecological Restoration

120 credits

 

*The multicultural requirement of 3 credits must be met in either General Studies or Unrestricted Elective courses.

**Additional hours beyond what can count towards general studies.

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