Major in Environmental Studies: Concentration Area in Social Science, Business, or Humanities

  • ENVR 151 Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Solutions (4 credits)
  • ENVR 212 Society and Sustainability (4 credits)
  • ENVR 301 Environmental Ethics (4 credits)
  • ENVR 351 Environmental Policy Formation (4 credits)
  • ENVR 401 Field Seminar (4 credits)

Plus:

  • BIOL 102 Conservation Biology (4 credits)
  • CHEM 101 Environmental Chemistry (4 credits)
  • GEOL 115 Environmental Geology (4 credits each)

Plus four additional credits from BIOL, CHEM, GEOL or ENGR ad determined in consultation with the program director.

Plus four credits from the following:

  • MATH 303 Statistics for the Applied Sciences (4 credits)
  • STAT 220 Statistics I (4 credits)

Plus:

  • Six courses in a Concentration area determined in consultation with the program director. ESCI 310 is highly recommended. 

Major in Environmental Studies: Concentration Area in the Natural Sciences

Given that students electing to major in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Natural Science often double major in either Biology, Chemistry or Geology, we recommend that you seek the advice of your advisor as soon as possible to maximize the synergy of requirements between the two majors.

Concentration in Biology

  • ENVR 151 Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Solutions (4 credits)
  • ENVR 212 Society and Sustainability (4 credits)
  • ENVR 301 Environmental Ethics (4 credits)
  • ENVR 351 Environmental Policy Formation (4 credits)
  • ENVR 401 Field Seminar (4 credits)

Plus:

  • BIOL 207 Genetics, Ecology and Evolution (4 credits)
  • CHEM 111 General Chemistry I (4 credits)
  • GEOL 115 Environmental Geology (or 110, 111, 114, 162, or 260) (4 credits)

Plus one additional non-natural-science course from the following:

  • BLAW 351 Environmental Law (4 credits)
  • COJO 372 Environmental Communication (4 credits)
  • ECON 370 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (4 credits)
  • ENGR 123 Energy and the Environment (4 credits)
  • GEOG 331 Conservation Geography (4 credits)
  • PSYC 490 Eco-Psychology (4 credits)
  • PSYC 490 Conservation Psychology (4 credits)
  • THEO 459 Theology & the Environment
  • Or other option with prior approval of the program director

Plus four credits from the following:

  • STAT 220 Statistics I (4 credits)
  • MATH 303 Statistics for the Applied Sciences (4 credits) 

Plus:

  • Six course concentration in Biology (courses must be BIOL 208 or above) determined in consultation with the program director. ESCI 310 is highly recommended.

Concentration in Chemistry

  • ENVR 151 Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Solutions (4 credits)
  • ENVR 212 Soceity and Sustainability (4 credits)
  • ENVR 301 Environmental Ethics (4 credits)
  • ENVR 351 Environmental Policy Formation (4 credits)
  • ENVR 401 Field Seminar (4 credits) 

Plus:

  • BIOL 102 Conservation Biology (4 credits)
  • CHEM 111 General Chemistry I (4 credits)
  • GEOL 115 Environmental Geology (or 110, 111, 114, 162, or 260) (4 credits)

Plus one additional non-natural-science course from the following:

  • BLAW 351 Environmental Law (4 credits)
  • COJO 372 Environmental Communication (4 credits)
  • ECON 370 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (4 credits)
  • ENGR 123 Energy and the Environment (4 credits)
  • GEOG 331 Conservation Geography (4 credits)
  • PSYC 490 Eco-Psychology (4 credits)
  • PSYC 490 Conservation Psychology (4 credits)
  • THEO 459 Theology & the Environment (4 credits)
  • Or other option with prior approval of the program director 

Plus four credits from the following:

  • STAT 220 Statistics I (4 credits)
  • MATH 303 Statistics for the Applied Sciences (4 credits) 

Plus:

  • Six course concentration in Chemistry determined in consultation with the program director. ESCI 310 is highly recommended

Concentration in Geology

  • ENVR 151 Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Solutions (4 credits)
  • ENVR 212 Society and Sustainability (4 credits)
  • ENVR 301 Environmental Ethics (4 credits)
  • ENVR 351 Environmental Policy Formation (4 credits)
  • ENVR 401 Field Seminar (4 credits)

Plus:

  • BIOL 102 Conservation Biology (4 credits)
  • CHEM 101 Environmental Chemistry (4 credits)
  • GEOL 115 Environmental Geology (or 110, 111, 114, or 162) (4 credits) 

Plus one additional non-natural-science course from the following:

  • BLAW 351 Environmental Law (4 credits)
  • COJO 372 Environmental Communication (4 credits)
  • ECON 370 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (4 credits)
  • ENGR 123 Energy and the Environment (4 credits)
  • GEOG 331 Conservation Geography (4 credits)
  • PSYC 490 Eco-Psychology (4 credits)
  • PSYC 490 Conservation Psychology (4 credits)
  • THEO 459 Theology & the Environment (4 credits)
  • Or other option with prior approval of the program director

Plus four credits from the following:

  • STAT 220 Statistics I (4 credits)
  • MATH 303 Statistics for the Applied Sciences (4 credits)

Plus:

  • Six course concentration in Geology determined in consultation with the program director. GEOL 260 and ESCI 310 are highly recommended 

Minor in Environmental Studies

  • ENVR 151 Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Solutions (4 credits)
  • ENVR 212 Society and Sustainability (4 credits)
  • ENVR 301 Environmental Ethics (4 credits)
  • ENVR 351 Environmental Policy Formation (4 credits)

Plus one additional environmentally-related course from the following:

  • BLAW 351 Environmental Law (4 credits)
  • COJO 372 Environmental Communication (4 credits)
  • ECON 370 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (4 credits)
  • ENGR 123 Energy and the Environment (4 credits)
  • GEOG 331 Conservation Geography (4 credits)
  • PSYC 490 Eco-Psychology (4 credits)
  • PSYC 490 Conservation Psychology (4 credits)
  • THEO 459 Theology & the Environment (4 credits)
  • Or other option with prior approval of the program director