Major: Environmental Studies
LEARNING GOALS FOR THE MAJOR IN environmental studies
• Apply and relate fundamental concepts from the social sciences and the humanities underlying environmental thought and governance.
• Recognize and describe fundamental physical and biological principles that govern natural processes.
• Explain and integrate perspectives from across the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities in the context of complex environmental problems.
• Evaluate and communicate the complex relationships between scientific approaches to environmental issues and political, social, economic, and ethical perspectives on the environment.
B.A. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Electives: 35-36 Credits
REQUIREMENTS FOR A B.A. IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
|ENV115 Environmental Science||3|
|ENV 310 Applied Environmental Science||3|
|CHEM/ENV 105 Chemistry of the Environment||3|
BIOL 127 Evolution OR BIOL 222 / General Biology II
|PHIL 306 Environmental Ethics||3|
|IS/ECO 214 The Global Economy||3|
IS 320 Food Security
|PS 335 Green Political Thought||3|
|MATH 139 Precalculus I||3|
|MATH 224 Statistics||3|
Capstone Experience (Internship or Independent Study)
Plus 9 credits chosen from the following:
|ENV 170 General Geology||3|
|IS 207 World Geography||3|
|ENV 316 Natural Disasters and the Environment||3|
|ENV 312 Energy and Climate Change||3|
|BIOL 330 Conservation Biology||3|
|ENV 314 Controversies in Environmental Science||3|
|PHYS 261 General Physics I||5|
|SOC 218 Environmental Sociology||3|
|BIOL 392 Ecology||3|
|PHIL 409 History and Philosophy of Science||3|
Total Credits for Major