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Environmental Studies Major

Foundation Courses

BIOL 150 Introduction to Biology 1: Cells 4 cr

CHEM 150 Introduction to Chemistry I 4 cr

CHEM 152 Introduction to Chemistry II 4 cr

ENVI 150-H Honors Environmental Systems:

 Science & Management 4 cr

ENVI 152-H Honors Environmental Resources:

 Science & Management 4 cr

ENVI 260 Green Living Seminar 2 cr

ENVI 310 Politics & Environmental Policy 3 cr

ENVI 320 Methods in Environmental Research 4 cr

ENVI 325 Geographic Information Systems 4 cr

ENVI 340 Environmental Law 3 cr

ENVI 401 Independent Research 3 cr

OR ENVI 540 Internship 3 cr

ERTH 151 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 cr

OR ERTH 152 Introduction to Physical Geology

OR ERTH 245 Natural Hazards


Core Curriculum
Tier I:

Critical reading, thinking, writing, quantitative reading

MATH 220 or MATH 232 recommended

Language Arts

Tier II: (CCST)

2 Creative Arts classes

2 Human Heritage classes

2 Self & Society classes

2 Science & Technology classes (1 must be a 4cr lab course)

Tier III: Core Capstone

CAAP 3xx Capstone Seminar: Various Topics


Choose two courses from each of the following categories:

BIOL 152 Introduction to Biology II: Organisms

BIOL 320 Microbiology

BIOL 324 Marine Biology

BIOL 341 Conservation Biology

BIOL/ENVI 351 Ornithology

BIOL 371 Forest Environment

BIOL 460 Ecology

ENVI 225 Nature of New England

ENVI 375 Aquatic Ecology


Physical Science 

CCST 230 Energy & the Environment

ENVI 425 Advanced Geographic Information Systems

Any ERTH course other than 151, 152, or 245

 

Society 6 cr

BIOL 327 Plants & Society

CCCA 202 The Good Earth: The Theme of  Agrarianism

ENGL 371 The American Renaissance

ENGL 374 Literature & the Environment

ENVI 315 Environmental Economics

HONR 301 Ethics & Animals


PHED (Physical Education)
2cr

2 Classes


Total Credits Needed: 120