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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

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 Management and Hydrologic Science Concentration


Electives


Select at least 15 credits:

Internship Requirement


Senior Experience Graduation Requirement


Total Credits


Total General Studies Course Requirements* 36 credits
Environmental Science Required Core Courses 36 credits
Water Management and Hydrologic Science Requirements 42 credits
Internship Requirement 3 credits
Senior Experience Requirement 3 credits
Unrestricted Electives* 0 credits
Total for Environmental Science Degree: Water Management and Hydrologic Science 120 credits

*The multicultural requirement of 3 credits must also be satisfied.

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


Total Credits


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

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 required 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 

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