Sep 19, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Management, B.S.


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Environmental Management, B.S. Degree Map  

The degree in Environmental Management leads to the Bachelor of Science. The objective of the plan is to prepare students for positions involving the management of natural resources in a variety of public and private settings.

Students who pursue this degree program must complete at least one course (three hours) in general chemistry. A minimum of 51 upper-level (33XX and 43XX) and a total of 120 hours are required for the baccalaureate degree in Environmental Management.

University Core Requirements (42 hours)


Communication (6 hours)


Additional Information


Grades must be C- or better.

Mathematics (3 hours)


Life and Physical Sciences (6 hours)


Choose an additional course from the following:


Additional Information


Any other courses require faculty approval.

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:

Creative Arts (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:

American History (6 hours)


Government/Political Science (6 hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:

Component Area Option (6 hours)


Two 1-hour Life and Physical Science Labs

College Core Requirements (18 hours)


The following courses, or their approved equivalents.

Additional Information


Major Requirements (45 hours)


All courses within the Major Requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or better. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required to graduate.

Additional Information


STAT 3308 - Computational Statistics  can be substituted with DSCI 3321 

Additional Information


Additional Information


Any other courses require faculty approval.

Elective Requirements (15 hours)


ENVR Elective (3 hours)


33XX or 43XX ENVR course not already taken.

General Electives (3 hours)


33XX or 43XX courses offered by Colleges of Business, Human Sciences & Humanities, Science & Computer or Education.

Open Electives (9 hours)


Same as General Elective EXCEPT these courses can be lower-level or upper-level.

Graduation Requirements


  • Students must complete the final 30 semester hours of 3000 and 4000 level course work in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester credit hours of upper-level (3000-4000 level) coursework: (1) in the major and (2) in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.000 on course work completed at UHCL with grades of “C” or better on at least 30 hours of resident upper-level work. Grades of “C-” or below cannot be applied toward the 30 hours of resident upper-level work.

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