Dec 01, 2021  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science Major, B.S.


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.

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.

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


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


  • 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 Credit Hours: 36


Environmental Science major required core total credit hours: 36


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.

Subtotal: 8


Subtotals:


Total General Studies Course Requirements 36 credit hours
Environmental Science Required Core Courses 36 credit hours
Multidisciplinary Requirements 38 credit hours
Internship Requirement 3 credit hours
Senior Experience Requirement 3 credit hours
Unrestricted Electives 4 credit hours

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Multidisciplinary Concentration: 120 hours


Note: The Multicultural requirement of 3 hours must also be satisfied either in General Studies or Unrestricted Electives.

Water Quality Concentration:


Red Rocks Community College Required Courses


  • WQM 100 - Introduction to Water Quality Management (3 credit hours)
  • WQM 119 - Basic Water Quality Analysis (4 credit hours)
  • WQM 121 - Environmental Sampling and Volume Measurement (3 credit hours)
  • WQM 216 - Biological and Bacteriological Water Quality Analysis (4 credit hours)

Required Courses Subtotal: 29 credit hours

Envrironmental Science - Select at least 9 hours


Subtotals:


Total General Studies Course Requirements: 36 credit hours
Environmental Science Required Core Courses: 36 credit hours
Water Quality Requirements: 41 credit hours
Internship Requirement: 3 credit hours
Senior Experience Requirement: 3 credit hours
Unrestricted Electives: 1 credit hour

*The multicultural requirement of 3 hours must also be satisfied by either General Studies or Unrestricted Electives.

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Water Quality Concentration: 120 hours


Ecological Restoration Concentration


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

Internship Requirement


Senior Experience Graduation Requirement


Subtotals:


Total General Studies 36
Environmental Science Required Core Courses 36
Ecological Restoration Requirements 38
Internship Requirement 3
Senior Experience Requirement 3-4
Unrestricted Electives 3-4

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Ecological Restoration Concentration: 120


Note: The Multicultural Requirement requirement of 3 hours must be met in either General Studies or Unrestricted Elective courses.

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.

Subtotals


Total General Studies Course Requirements 36
Environmental Science Required Core Courses 36
Ecological Restoration Requirements 37
Internship Requirement 3-4
Senior Experience Requirement 3-4
Unrestricted Electives 3-5

 

 

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Environmental Chemistry Concentration: 120 hours


Environmental Geology Concentration


Students are requireed to select courses in Geology, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, and elective courses in consultation with an environmental science advisor.

Senior Experience Graduation Requirement


Subtotals


Total General Studies Course Requirements 36
Environmental Science Required Core Courses 36
Environmental Geology Requirements 42
Internship Requirement 3
Senior Experience Requirement 3

Total for Environmental Science Degree: Environmental Geology Concentration: 120 hours


* The multicultural requirement of 3 hours must be met in General Studies courses.

Environmental Science Major with Teacher Licensure


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