Degree Requirements

Environmental Studies Major

Standard Track Requirements (14 courses):

Core courses:

ENV 100 – Environmental Connections

ENV 120 – Environmental Science

SWK 210 – Environmental Justice and Social Change

POL 241 – Environmental and River Politics

or ENV 310 – Environmental Politics Field Seminar

or POL 325 – Politics and Public Policy

or POL/WST 341 – Globalization, Social Struggle and the Environment (CGE)

or SOC 381 The City and Regional Planning

ENL 270 – Themes: Literature and Landscape

or REL/WST 313 – Environmental Theology and Ethics (CGE)

HIS 316 – US Urban Environmental History

ECO 365 – Environmental Economics

ENV 399 – Internship

ENV 490 – Environmental Studies Independent Project (Keystone)

or ENV 492 – The City and Environment Keystone

Biology requirements:

BIO 151 – Introductory Biology

BIO 152 – Ecology, Evolution and Diversity

BIO 481 – Ecology

Chemistry requirements:

CHM 115 – General Chemistry I

CHM 116 – General Chemistry II (depends on MPG score)

HECUA Track Requirements (14 courses):

ENV 100 – Environmental Connections

SWK 210 – Environmental Justice and Social Change

ENL 270 – Themes: Literature and Landscape

or REL/WST 313 – Environmental Theology and Ethics (CGE)

HIS 316 – US Urban Environmental History

INS 345, INS 346, INS 399 – (HECUA Environmental Sustainability Semester, four courses: Adaptive Ecosystem Management; Social Dimensions of Environmental Change, Field/Research Methods and Investigation, Internship and Integration Seminar)

ENV 490 – Environmental Studies Independent Project (Keystone)

or ENV 492 – The City and Environment Keystone

Biology requirements:

BIO 151 – Introductory Biology

BIO 152 – Ecology, Evolution, and Diversity

BIO 481 – Ecology

Chemistry requirements:

CHM 115 – General Chemistry I

CHM 116 – General Chemistry II (depends on MPG score)

Environmental Studies Minor

Seven courses:

ENV 100 – Environmental Connections

ENV 120 – Environmental Science

CHM 115 – General Chemistry I

BIO 151 – Introductory Biology

SWK 210 – Environmental Justice and Social Change

HIS 316 – US Urban Environmental History

or ENL 270 – Themes: Literature and Landscape

or REL/WST 313 – Environmental Theology and Ethics (CGE)

POL 241 – Environmental and River Politics

or ENV 310 – Environmental Politics Field Seminar

or POL 325 – Politics and Public Policy

or POL/WST 341 – Globalization, Social Struggle and the Environment (CGE)

or ECO 365 – Environmental Economics

or SOC 381 – City and Regional Planning

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Quantitative Reasoning (QR), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded

throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major.

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of

these skills.

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