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

Environmental Science, B.S.


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The plan in Environmental Science leads to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. This plan seeks, through an interdisciplinary approach, to prepare students for opportunities in the private sector and in governmental agencies where environmental issues are being addressed. Graduates of the plan will also be prepared to pursue further academic training in Environmental Science.

Students must specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Geology
  • Physical Geology

University Core Requirements (42 hours)


Communication (6 hours)


Mathematics (3 hours)


Additional Information


Three (3) hours of Calculus will count toward the University Core and one (1) hour will count toward the Major.

Life and Physical Sciences (6 hours)


Creative Arts (3 hours)


American History (6 hours)


Government/Political Science (6 hours)


Major Requirements (36 hours)


The following courses must be completed with the grade of “C-” or better:

Research or Practical Experience


Select one of the following courses


Requires faculty approval

Specialization Requirements (41 hours)


Specialization requirements and approved upper-level electives must total 41 hours and must be completed with a grade of “C-“or better. Specialization electives are junior/senior level or related classes and must be selected from the list of approved electives for each specialization. Other electives may be selected in consultation with a faculty mentor and shall be completed with grades of “C-” or better.

In all cases, prerequisites for each course must be satisfied. A maximum of six hours of Environmental Management (ENVR) courses may be included.

Additional Environmental Biology Specialization Courses (4 hours)


Choose one of the following groups.

Additional Environmental Biology Specialization Courses: Physiology (3 hours)


Choose one of the following courses.

Additional Information


Prerequisites and corequisites must be met as required.

Additional Information


Prerequisites and corequisites must be met as required.

Additional Information


Prerequisites and corequisites must be met as required.

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