B.S. in Environmental Science

Requirements for the B.S. in Environmental Science (127-128 credits)

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Environmental Science Required (12 credits) Credits
ENVI 251 Principles of Environmental Science 3
ENVI 452  Environmental Chemistry 3
ENVI 470 Environmental Toxicology 3
ENVI 472 Environmental Biology 3
ENVI Capstone 0-3
Biology (15 Credits) Credits
BIOL 111/111L  Biology I and Lab 4
BIOL 112/112L  Biology II and Lab 4
BIOL 212  Cell and Molecular Biology 4
BIOL 319  General Microbiology 3
Chemistry (18 Credits) Credits
CHEM 121  General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 121L  General Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 122  General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 122L  General Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 211  Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 211L  Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 212  Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 212L  Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
Physics (8 Credits) Credits
PHYS 201  Physics for Life Sciences I 3
PHYS 201L Lab I 1
PHYS 202  Physics for Life Sciences II 4
PHYS 202L Lab II 1
MATH (13-14 Credits) Credits
MATH 115  Calculus I 4
MATH 225/3001 Statistics I 3
MATH/CS Electives 6
Program Courses (4 Credits)
ENGL 302  Science Writing 3
SPRG 105 Career Development. Seminar 1
Experiential Learning 0-1
Bridges Courses (25 credits) Credits
BRDG 101  Writing & Analysis 3
BRDG 102  Writing & Literature 3
BRDG 100  Research & Information Skills 1
EQ XXX      Essential Questions Seminar 3
BRDG 105  Introduction to Ethical Reasoning 1
BRCT Critical Thinking Requirement 3
BRCF Cultural Fluency Requirement 3
BRET Ethical Reasoning Requirement 3
BRSH Social & Historical Reasoning Requirement 3
BRQS Quantitative & Scientific Reasoning Requirement Fulfilled by CHEM 121 & MATH 115
BRCC Communication & Creative Expression Requirement Fulfilled by ENGL 302W
Environmental Science Electives (20 credits) Credits
BIOL 335  Vertebrate Anatomy, Dev. and Evolution 3
BIOL 340W  Evolution 3
BIOL Invertebrate Biology 3
BIOL 646 Graduate Studies in Biodiversity 3
CHEM 230L  Research Lab Techniques 3
CHEM 301  Physical Chemistry for Life Science 3
CHEM 321 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 322 Physical Chemistry II 3
CHEM 423 Analytical Chemistry 3
CHEM 590 Green Chemistry 3
ENVI 323 Environmental Justice 3
ENVI 401 Ornithology 3
ENVI 402 Plant Biodiversity 3
ENVI 403 Sustainable Agriculture 3
ENVI 456 Water, Environment, and Development 3
ENVI 466  Terrestrial Field Biology 3
ENVI 492W  Stream Field Biology 3
ENVI 494 Environmental Sampling and Analyses 3
ENVI 497W Applied and Environmental Microbiology 3
ENVI 499W  Microbial Ecology 3
ENVI 520 GIS for Environmental Professionals 3
ENVI 521 Introduction to Environmental Project Management 2
ENVI 531 Environmental Management 3
ENVI 533W Writing for Environmental Professionals 3
ENVI 540 Environmental Law 2
ENVI 542 Sustainable Business Practices 2
ENVI 544 Public Politics and Environmental Policy 3
ENVI 549 Fate and Transport 3
ENVI 566 Terrestrial Field Biology 3
ENVI 570  Air Pollution Prevention and Control 3
ENVI 571  Water Pollution Prevention and Control 3
ENVI 572 Solid & Hazardous Waste Pollution Prevention and Control 3
ENVI 591 Environmental Hydrogeology 2
ENVI 594 Environmental Sampling 3
ENVI 650 Conservation Biology 3
ENVI 693 Environmental Science: Experience in Belize 3

Students must take a minimum of 20 credits from the above section. Students must take at least one field course and may choose from ENVI 466, ENVI 492, ENVI 494, or other field courses approved by the faculty mentor. Other courses, including courses at other institutions, may be approved by the student’s faculty mentor.

The University will offer various courses each semester to satisfy the UCOR requirements. UCOR courses can be taken in any sequence throughout the undergraduate curriculum.