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Environmental Sciences B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements .

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

A total of 120 credits is required for the degree.

BCOR 011Exploring Biology4
BCOR 012Exploring Biology4
CHEM 031General Chemistry 14
CHEM 032General Chemistry 24
CHEM 042Intro Organic Chemistry 14
GEOL 055Environmental Geology4
or PSS 161 SU:Fundmntls of Soil Science
MATH 019Fundamentals of Calculus I 23
MATH 020Fundamentals of Calculus II 23
NR 140Applied Environ Statistics 23-4
or STAT 141 Basic Statistical Methods
ENSC 001SU: Intro Environmental Sci3
ENSC 009Orientation to Env Sciences 31
ENSC 130Global Environmental Assessmnt3
ENSC 160Pollutant Mvmt/Air,Land&Water4
ENSC 201Recovery&Restor Altered Ecosys4
ENSC 202Applied Envir Assess Analysis4
Fourteen to seventeen credits in one of the following concentrations:14-17
Agriculture and the Environment
Conservation Biology and Biodiversity
Ecological Design
Environmental Analysis and Assessment
Environmental Biology
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Geology
Global Environmental and Climate Change
Water Resources

Students interested in areas such as environmental analysis and assessment should consider taking more advanced courses, such as CHEM 141/CHEM 142.


MATH 019/MATH 020 and NR 140 (or STAT 141) also fulfill RSENR general education requirements.


 Internal and external transfer students to ENSC are exempt from ENSC 009.

Up-to-date course requirements for each concentration are available online or from the student’s advisor or the dean’s office; students may elect to petition to develop a self-design concentration.