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UES Major Requirements

In the Urban and Environmental Sustainability major, the cross-disciplinary curriculum gives students tools to formulate innovative responses to urban environmental problems like waste management, water treatment, air quality, and rapid growth. Students also take advantage of unique internship opportunities in public policy, environmental conservation, and urban resource management. Graduates in Urban and Environmental Sustainability will be able to pursue careers as environmental or sustainability consultants, environmental engineers, toxicologists, sustainability directors at universities or corporations, green building professionals, food/agricultural scientists, environmental educators, and sustainable urban planners.

 Major in Urban and Environmental Sustainability:

Required Courses:

Credits:

ENV 115  Environmental Science   

3

ENV 117 The Urban Ecosystem

3

MATH 224  Statistics

3

ENV/PHR 218  Environmental Justice

3

ENV/PHIL 306  Environmental Ethics

3

ENV/PHR 320 EcoCulture and Sustainability

3

ENV/IS 318 Global Sustainability

3

ENV 497 Research (Capstone)

3

Plus at least 12 credits chosen from the following:

BIOL 127  Evolution

3

CHEM/ENV 105  Chemistry and the Environment

3

ENV 170  General Geology   

3

IS 207  World Geography  

3

ENV 310  Applied Environmental Science    

3

ENV 312  Energy and Climate Change

3

ENV 314 Controversies in Environmental Science

3

ENV 316  Natural Disasters and the Environment

3

BIOL 330  Conservation Biology       

3

PS 355 Green Political Thought

3

BIOL 392  Ecology  

3

EWL 320 Narrating Climate Change

3

Total Credits for Major

36

Please contact Dr. Alessandra Leri, UES Program Coordinator, for more details.