Revised Major/Minor

We've Revised the ES major and minor - details are below. If you are graduating before January 2018 you will most likely complete the previous major. But consult your advisor to be sure!

REVISED Environmental Science Major - 10 credits

Common Core (5 credits)
ENVR 105 Introduction to Environmental Science (1)
ERTH 121 (NW, QA) Earth Systems Science (1)
ENVR 2xx - Sophomore Seminar *
ERTH 333 (QA) Geographic Information Systems (1)
ENVR 495W - Senior Capstone (1)

Upper Level Electives - (5 credits)
• 1 social science Critical Inquiry
• 1 social science Research Intensive
• 1 natural science Critical Inquiry
• 1 natural science Research Intensive
• 1 course of choice

*ENVR 2xx will not be taught until 2019. If you are class of 2021 or earlier substitute an additional elective for ENVR 2xx

Upper Level Electives

Social Science - Critical Inquiry (1 required)
ENVR 348 Health & the Global Envir
ENVR 327W Water Resources
Political Ecology
Environmental Ethics (POLI 304)
Environmental Policymaking (POLI 341)
Environmental History
Natural Science - Critical Inquiry (1 required)
Biogeography
Restoration Ecology
Earth’s Climate
Biogeochemistry
Hydrology
Field Methods in Envir Geosci.
Social Science - Research Intensive (1 required)
Climate and Health
Public health and vector-borne diseases
Social dimensions of Environmental health
Forest Policy
Natural Resources Management
Natural Science - Research Intensive (1 required)
Dendrochronology
Forest Ecology
Research at Zena Forest
Advanced GIS
Urban Geochemistry
Climate Modeling
Archaeological Geology
The Anthropocene
Course of Choice (1 required)
•Any additional course from the above CI/RI courses
•Any Env Sci Dept approved study abroad credit
•Any of the following courses from other departments:

ANTH 344: Medical Anthropology
ANTH 351: Indig. Peoples, Human Rights & the Envir
BIOL 255: General Ecology
BIOL 257: Plant Ecology & Conservation
CHEM 230: Environmental Chemistry
ECON 345: Environmental Economics
EXCI 221: Epidemiology
HIST 315: Western Civ. and Sustainability
HIST: Asian Environmental History
IDS 335: Fundamentals of Sust. Mgmt
FOR THE REVISED MAJOR: Together with your advisor you will design your upper level electives around one of these emphasis areas. We expect 4 or 5 of your 6 electives to fall into one of these focus areas. Color-coding refers to elective category (Natural or Social Science and Critical Inquiry or Research Intensive)

CLIMATE
Water Resources
Health & the Global Envir.
Environmental Policymaking
Climate and Health
Earth’s Climate
Biogeography
Hydrology
Climate Modeling

ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCE
Earth’s Climate
Biogeochemistry
Hydrology
Field Methods in Envir Science
Urban Geochemistry
Archaeological Geology
Advanced GIS
The Anthropocene
Environmental Chemistry

NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Water Resources
Political Ecology
Environmental Policymaking
Environmental History
Forest Policy
Natural Resources Management
Biogeography
Restoration Ecology
Hydrology
Dendrochronology
Advanced GIS
General Ecology
Plant Ecology & Conservation

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Urban Geochemistry
Health & the Global Envir
Politics of Environmental Ethics
Environmental Policymaking
Political Ecology
Climate and Health
Public health and vector-borne diseases
Environmental Chemistry
Medical Anthropology
Epidemiology
NATURE, SOCIETY & SUSTAINABILITY
Politics of Environmental Ethics
Public health and vector-borne diseases
Forest Policy
Natural Resources Management
Indig. Peoples, Human Rights & the Envir
Environmental Economics
Western Civ. and Sustainability
Asian Environmental History
Fundamentals of Sust. Mgmt
REVISED Environmental Science Minor - 5 credits
Introductory Sequence (2 credits)
ENVR 105 - Intro Environmental Science
ERTH 121 - Earth Systems Science

Upper Level Electives (3 credits)
One from the CRITICAL INQUIRY list (Social or Natural Science)
One from the RESEARCH INTENSIVE list (Social or Natural Science)
One additional Upper Level elective of your choosing

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Environmental Science Major (through December 2018) - 13 credits

Common Core (8 credits)
BIOL 110 (NW) Principles of Biology (1) or BIOL 125 (NW) Ecology, Evolution and Diversity (1)
CHEM 115 (NW) Introductory Chemistry I (1)
ECON 132 (US) Introduction to Economic Inquiry (1)
ENVR 105 Introduction to Environmental Science (1)
ERTH 121 (NW, QA) Earth Systems Science (1)
ERTH 333 (QA) Geographic Information Systems (1)
POLI 210 (US) American Politics (1)
POLI 304W (AR) Politics of Environmental Ethics (1)

Senior Year Experience (1 credit)
ENVR 495W Senior Seminar in Environmental Science: Part I (0.5)
ENVR 496W Senior Seminar in Environmental Science: Part II (0.5)

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
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 (0.5-1)
ENVR 445 Forest Ecology and Policy (1)
POLI 341 Envir. 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 (0.5-1)
ENVR 445 Forest Ecology and Policy (1)
ERTH 347 (QA) Earth’s Climate: Past, Present, Future (1)
ERTH 350W Environmental Geology (1)
ERTH 351W Archaeological Geology (1)