Major Requirements for Catalog Years Before 2015 – 2016

Environmental Sciences Major Requirements

Catalog Years Before 2015 – 2016

I. Basic Science Requirements: Students must pass each of the following sequences.

  • ARE 1150 Principles of Agriculture & Resource Economics
  • BIOL 1107 & BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1110 Principles of Biology I & Principles of Biology II or Botany
  • CHEM 1127Q & 1128Q or CHEM 1124Q, 1125Q, & 1126Q General Chemistry I & II or Fundamentals of Chemistry I, II, & III
  • MATH 1131Q & MATH 1132Q Calculus I & II
  • PHYS 1201Q & 1202Q or PHYS 1401Q & 1402Q General Physics I & II or General Physics with Calculus I & II
  • STAT 1000Q or STAT 1100Q or STAT 3025Q Introduction to Statistics I or Elementary of Concepts of Statistics or Statistical Methods(Calculus Level)

II. Introductory Environmental Sciences Requirements: Students must pass 2 of the following courses, one must be GSCI 1050.

  • GSCI 1050 Earth & Life Through Time
  • GEOG 1002 Physical Geography
  • MARN 1002 Introduction to Oceanography
  • NRE 1000 Environmental Science

III. Upper Level Environmental Sciences Requirements: Students must pass each of the following.

  • AH 3175 (Prerequisite: BIOL 1102 or equivalent;CHEM 1122 or equivalent) Environmental Health (Fall)
  • EEB 2244 or EEB 2244W (Prerequisite: 6 credits of college biology) Introduction to Ecology
  • GSCI 3020 (Prerequisite: GSCI 1050) Earth Surface Processes (Fall)
  • MARN 3000 The Hydrosphere (Spring)
  • NRE 3145 Meteorology (Fall)

IV. Capstone: All ENVS students must pass the following capstone course prior to graduation.

  • NRE 4000W Natural Resources Management and Planning (Spring)

V. Concentration:

In addition to the courses in groups I – IV, students must take an additional 5-6 courses in a specified

concentration. Students are encouraged to declare their concentration prior to entering their fifth

semester. The nine concentrations available through the program are listed below.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences:                                                                             College of Agriculture & Natural Resources:

Environmental Biology                                                                                                  – Environmental Health

Environmental Chemistry                                                                                             – Natural Resources

Environmental Geography                                                                                           – Resource Economics

Environmental Geoscience                                                                                           – Soil Science

Marine Sciences