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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science, (BS)


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The Environmental Science curriculum is designed to enhance student awareness of the physical, biological, and chemical components of the natural environment in addition to the economic, social, and political aspects of issues that may impact this environment. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science provides students with a strong background in the natural sciences in preparation for admission to competitive graduate programs and for careers in industry, state and local regulatory agencies, municipalities, state and national parks, and other environmental agencies.

Degree Requirements: 120 Credits


General Education  41
Major 58
Electives 21
Total Credits 120

 

Special Requirements in the General Education Curriculum


Students seeking the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science major must complete the following General Education Curriculum requirements:

General Education Curriculum


University Success Skills


(1 credit)

Communication


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.

Mathematics


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.  Choice may be dictated by program; see Special Requirements section above.

Arts and Humanities


Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science


Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits.  Choice may be dictated by program; see Special Requirements section above.

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science


Behavioral, Wellness, and Social Science:  Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  Choice may be dictated by program; see Special Requirements section above.

Religion


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies


Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​

Environmental Science Core Curriculum


General Electives - 21 credits


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