Requirements

Requirements for the Environmental Science Major (13 Credits)

Common Core (9 credits)

  • BIOL 110 (NW) Principles of Biology (1) or
  • BIOL 125 (NW) Ecology, Evolution and Diversity (1)
  • CHEM 115 (NW; QA) General Chemistry I (1)
  • ECON 132 (US) Introduction to Economic Inquiry (1)
  • ENVR 105 Introduction to Environmental Science (1)
  • ERTH 121 (NW; QA) Earth System Science (1)
  • ERTH 333 (QA) Geographic Information Systems (1)
  • POLI 210 (US) American Politics (1)
  • POLI 304W (EV) Politics of Environmental Ethics (1)

Senior Year Experience (1 credits)

  • ENVR 495W Senior Seminar in Environmental Science: Part I (.5)
  • ENVR 496W Senior Seminar in Environmental Science: Part II (.5)

Emphasis (4 credits)

Students will take 3 from one group and 1 from the other, depending on their emphasis.

Social Science Emphasis

  • ECON 345 Environmental Economics (1)
  • HIST 315 (TH) Western Civilization and Sustainability: Beginnings to 1600 or
  • ENVR 326 (TH) Environmental History (1)
  • ENVR 327W Water Resources (1)
  • ENVR 348 Health and the Global Environment (1)
  • ENVR 374 Special Topics in Environmental Science (topic dependent) (.5-1)
  • ENVR 445 Forest Ecology and Policy (1)
  • POLI 341 Environmental Policymaking: Politics and Process (1)

Natural Science Emphasis

  • BIOL 255 General Ecology (1)
  • CHEM 230 Environmental Chemistry (1)
  • ENVR 333 Biogeography (1)
  • ENVR 374 Special Topics in Environmental Science (topic dependent) (.5-1)
  • ENVR 445 Forest Ecology and Policy (1)
  • ERTH 347 (QA) Earth's Climate: Past, Present, and Future (1)
  • ERTH 350W Environmental Geology (1)
  • ERTH 351W Archaeological Geology (1)

Requirements for the Environmental Science Minor (6 Credits)

  • BIOL 110 (NW) Principles of Biology (1) or
  • BIOL 125 (NW) Ecology, Evolution and Diversity (1) or
  • CHEM 115 (NW; QA) General Chemistry I (1)
  • ENVR 105 Introduction to Environmental Science (1)
  • POLI 210 (US) American Politics (1) or
  • ECON 132 (US) Introduction to Economic Inquiry (1)
  • POLI 304W (EV) Politics of Environmental Ethics (1)
  • 2 electives from the social science and/or natural science groups