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B.S., Environment & Sustainability

We offer a major in Environment & Sustainability (B.S. Degree) with concentrations in Environmental & Outdoor Education, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Planning & Leadership:

ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY MAJOR (B.S. Degree)

Hours

CORE for all concentrations in the major:

 

ENV 1401 Water: Management & Ecology

3

ENV 1402 Land: Management & Ecology

3

ENV 1403 Air: Energy & Climate Change

3

ENV 1404 Environmental Field & Skills Lab

1

ENV 1405 Environmental Leadership Seminar

1

ENV 1406 Environmental Education & Communication

3

ENV 3590, or 3592, or 3594 Integrated Systems & Solutions Elective

3

ENV 4221 Internship in Environmental Science

1

ENV 4501 Capstone in Environmental Science

1

 

CORE Total:

19

 

In addition to the core, students must select one of the following concentrations: 

ENVIRONMENTAL & OUTDOOR EDUCATION Concentration

Hours

BIOL 1503 Ecology & Evolution

4

ENV 3598 Geographic Information Systems

3

ENV 3601 Outdoor Design & Leadership

3

ENV 3602 Environmental Professional Practice & Research

3

ENV 3603 Key Issues & Group Dynamics

3

ENV 3604 Methods of Teaching Environmental Education

3

Botany Elective (2000 level or above)

3-4

Ecology Elective (2000 level or above)

3-4

ENV/BIOL Approved Electives (2000 level or above)

6

Approved Elective

2-3

Concentration Total:

33-36

Total Hours (Concentration + Core):

52-55

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Concentration

BIOL 1503 Ecology & Evolution

4

BIOL 2503 Biological Research Methods

2

CHEM 1501 General Chemistry I 

4

CHEM 1502 General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 2501 Analytical Chemistry

4

BIOL 3505 Conservation Biology (3)

- OR -

ENV 3506 Natural Resource Ecology & Mgmt (4)

3-4

Botany Elective (2000 level or above)

3-4

Lab Science Approved Elective (2000 level or above)

4

ENV/BIOL Approved Electives (2000 level or above)

7

Concentration Hours:

35-37

Total Hours (Concentration + Core):

54-56

 

NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Concentration

BIOL 1503 Ecology & Evolution

4

BIOL 3505 Conservation Biology

3

CHEM 1125 Chemistry & the Environment

4

ENV 3506 Natural Resource Ecology & Management

4

ENV 3513 Wildlife Ecology

4

ENV 3596 Land Conservation & Environmental Policy

3

ENV 3598 Geographic Information Systems

3

Botany Elective (2000 level or above)

3-4

ENV/BIOL Approved Electives (2000 level or above)

7

Concentration Hours:

35-36

Total Hours (Concentration + Core):

54-55

 

SUSTAINABLE PLANNING & LEADERSHIP Concentration

ENV 3596 Land Conservation & Environmental Policy

3

ENV 3598 Geographic Information Systems

3

ENV 3650 Sustainable Planning & Design

3

ENV Electives (any course 2000 level or above)

6

Students earning a concentration in Sustainable Planning & Leadership must earn a minor in a different field of study approved by program faculty (if a student earns a double major, the second major will count in place of the requirement for a minor)

18-21

Concentration Hours:

33-36

Total Hours (Concentration + Core):

52-55