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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Total credit hours: 128

Required Curriculum

Core and General Education Requirements not counting math and science requirements (39 credit hours)

History
Must take one of the following courses to fulfill the General Education history requirement.
HST 121 Survey of United States History I
HST 122 Survey of United States History I
HST 207 World Economic History
HST 307 The American Revolution and Early Republic
HST 309 The United States in the 20th Century
HST 350 American Business and Economic History
HST 351 American Labor History
HST 405 Women in American History
HST 407 Native American History
HST 409 History and Mythology of the American West

Social Science
PSY 110 General Psychology
PSY 210 Developmental Psychology – Life Span
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 301 Urban Life and Development  (has a prequisite course)

Theology
For first course requirement, must take one of the following courses to fulfill the theology requirement:

THS 101 Introduction to Religious Studies
THS 125 Theological Foundations
THS 218 Celebrating the Sacraments
THS 220 Introduction to the Old Testament
THS 221 Introduction to the New Testament
THS 235 Survey of Catholic Belief
THS 312 Jesus, the Christ
THS 316 Shape and Mission of the Church
For the second course requirement, must take one of the following courses to fulfill the theology requirement:

THS 235 Survey of Catholic Belief
THS 244 Great Religions of the East
THS 246 Great Religions of the West
THS 265 Christian Ethics
THS 350 Women-Centered Topics in Religious Studies
THS 373 History of Christian Spirituality
THS 435 Peace, Justice, and Forgiveness

Natural Science
Met in major

Capstone in the Major
BIO 402 Introduction to Research
A course or experience to satisfy FPE Requirement

Core Requirements
(52-53 credit hours)

ENV/ENL 201 Foundations of Life & Environment
ENV 202 Society, Environment and Sustainability
BIO 305/BIL 305 General Botany
BIO 317/BIL 317 Principles of Ecology
CHM/CHL 181 General Chemistry I
CHM/CHL 182 General Chemistry II
CHM/CHL 301 Organic Chemistry I
CHM/CHL 302 Organic Chemistry II
BUS 200 Introduction to Economics
MTH 130 Elementary Analysis
MTH 135 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
MTH 212 Statistics
PHS/PLA 201 or 301 College Physics I
Field or Professional Experience (FPE)
BIO 402 Introduction to Research

Track Requirements
(20-28 credit hours)
Student follows one of three academic tracks in this major
• Ecology and Conservation Track
• Environmental Chemistry Track
• General Track

Electives – at least half of elective credits must be in 300 or 400-level courses
(13-23 credit hours)

 

Bachelor of Arts Environmental Science Major

NOTE: No students are being accepted into this major effective Fall 2012.

Total credit hours: 128

Required Curriculum

Core & General Education (41-42 credit hours)

BIO 305/BIL 305 General Botany
BIO 311/BIL 311 Invertebrate Zoology
BIO 317 Principles of Ecology
BIO 335/BIL 335 General Microbiology
BIO 404/BIL 404 Soil Ecology
CHM/CHL 181, 182 General Chemistry I, II
CHM/CHL 301, 302 Organic Chemistry I, II
CHM/CHL 306 Environmental Chemistry
PHS 112 An Introduction to Earth Science
PHS 114 An Introduction to Geology
MTH 130 Elementary Analysis
MTH 212 Statistics
BIO 402 Introduction to Research
BIO 490 Biology Seminar

Electives (30-31 credit hours)