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Department of
Natural Sciences

Major: Environmental Studies

NYC 103 students test water quality on the Hudson RiverOur Environmental Studies program encompasses perspectives from the humanities, natural science, and social science. Environmental Studies majors spend time outdoors, conducting field work in the city and focusing on issues unique to the urban environment. This major prepares you for careers or graduate school in environmental policy, consulting, sustainable development, resource management, and environmental education.

Required Courses:

Credits:

ENV 115  Environmental Science   

3

CHEM/ENV 105  Chemistry and the Environment

3

MATH 141  Precalculus

3

ECO/IS 214  The Global Economy         

3

MATH 224  Statistics

3

PHIL 306  Environmental Ethics

3

ENV 314  Controversies in Environmental Science

3

PS 335  Green Political Thought

3

PHR 218  Environmental Justice

3

ENV 497  Research (Capstone)

3

Plus at least 12 credits chosen from the following:

BIOL 127  Evolution

3

ENV 170  General Geology   

3

IS 207  World Geography  

3

BIOL 222  General Biology II

4

PHYS 261  General Physics I

5

ENV 310  Applied Environmental Science    

3

ENV 312  Energy and Climate Change

3

ENV 316  Natural Disasters and the Environment

3

BIOL 330  Conservation Biology       

3

BIOL 392  Ecology  

3

PHIL 409  History and Philosophy of Science   

3

Total Credits for Major

42

Major: 42 Credits
General Education: 42 Credits
Electives: 36 Credits

Find more details in the course catalog. For further information on Environmental Studies at Marymount Manhattan, please contact Prof. Alessandra Leri.


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