Mar 29, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science Major (Bachelor of Science)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 127 -129

Freshman - Credits: 33

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 34-35

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Environmental Science Elective     (Cr: 3-4)
  • Elective    (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 31-33

  • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Environmental Science Electives  (Cr: 6-8)
  • General Education Elective (Cr: 3)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • General Education Electives    (Cr: 9)
    (two must be above the 100 level)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the environmental science major, students will:

  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the major discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the major discipline.
  • Design studies and conduct experiments in internship and field settings that utilize appropriate and safe techniques when working in laboratory and professional settings.
  • Apply quantitative reasoning to problems within the major discipline.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with core concepts in the major discipline in the following content areas: biological sciences, physical sciences, environmental concerns and policy, scientific and quantitative reasoning.
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully apply and adapt curricular learning to the internship experience.

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