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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science Major, B.S.


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General Studies Course Requirements


Level I - Skills


Communication


  •  Select any course from Level I Communications approved list.

Level II - Content Areas


Historical (minimum 3 semester hours)


  • Select any course from Level II History approved list.

Arts and Letters (minimum 6 semester hours)


  • Select any two courses from Level II Arts and Letters approved list.

Social Sciences (minimum of 6 semester hours)


General Studies total credit hours: 36


Multicultural Graduation Requirement


  • Select any course from the Multicultural 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 

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