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Environmental Sciences B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

CHEM 042Intro Organic Chemistry 14
or CHEM 141 Organic Chemistry 1
or CHEM 143 Organic Chemistry for Majors 1
GEOL 055Environmental Geology 24
or PSS 161 SU:Fundmntls of Soil Science
STAT 141Basic Statistical Methods3-4
or STAT 211 Statistical Methods I
or NR 140 Applied Environ Statistics
ENSC 001SU: Intro Environmental Sci3
ENSC 130Global Environmental Assessmnt3
ENSC 160Pollutant Mvmt/Air,Land&Water4
Choose one of the following:4
Ecology and Evolution 3
Organic Chemistry 2
Organic Chemistry for Majors 2 4
SU: Earth Materials 2
BCOR 011
BCOR 012
Exploring Biology
and Exploring Biology
Choose one of the following sequences:8
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 2
General Chemistry for Majors 1
and General Chemistry for Majors 2
Choose one of the following sequences:6-8
Fundamentals of Calculus I
and Fundamentals of Calculus II
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Choose one of the following sequences (physics is required only for the Environmental Chemistry Focus Track):8
Elementary Physics
and Elementary Physics
Fundamentals of Physics I
and Fundamentals of Physics II
Fourteen to seventeen credits of advanced course work, chosen in consultation with the student's advisor, in one of the following Focus Tracks: 514-17
Agriculture and the Environment
Conservation Biology and Biodiversity
Ecological Design
Environmental Analysis and Assessment
Environmental Biology
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Geology
Environmental Resources
Water Resources

CHEM 141 or CHEM 143 required for Environmental Biology and Environmental Chemistry Focus Tracks.


GEOL 055 and GEOL 110 required for Environmental Geology Focus Track.


 BCOR 102 required for Environmental Biology Focus Track.


 CHEM 144 required for Environmental Chemistry Focus Track.


Up-to-date course requirements for each Focus Track are available from a student’s advisor or the dean’s office; students may elect to petition to develop a Self-Design track.

College of Arts and Sciences students majoring in the B.S. program in environmental sciences are required to take at least eighty-four credits of course work in the College of Arts and Sciences.