Environmental Science Degrees

BA or BS in Environmental Science with minor in Biology - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirementsRequired courses from General Education:CH111 General Chemistry (3) and CH111L (1)
Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts:
When choosing a Humanities course, see guidelines.
When choosing a Fine Arts course, see guidelines.
9 hours (BA) 6 hours (BS)
Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO): See guidelines.A course in Economics is recommended (EC202 Microeconomics or EC201 Macroeconomics) 3 hours (BA)  6 hours (BS)
Science: BI101 General Biology (3) and BI101L (1) 3-4 hours (BS)
BA Foreign Language (a single language)
BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines. Must include MA105 Elementary Statistics and MA305 Statistics II is recommended.
6-8 hours (BA) 6-8 hours (BS)
Environmental Science Major Requirements (33 Hours total): At least 15 Science Division credit hours must be at or above 300 level.
Required Courses (27 hours):
SC225 Interdisciplinary Science Seminar (1)
BI105 Introduction to Environmental Science (43) and BI105L (1)
CH114 General Chemistry w/ Qualitative Analysis (3) and CH114L (1)
ES202 Environmental Chemistry (3) and ES202L (1)
PH111 General Physics I (3) and PH111L (1)
ES318 Toxicology (3)
ES390 Environmental Policy (3)

Electives (6 hours): Additional hours as approved by the advisor in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Science or Physics.
One capstone experience (3 hours):
ES460 Special Problems (3) (Capstone)
SC464 Undergraduate Research (3) (Capstone)
SC468 Internship and Field Experiences (3) (Capstone)
SC425 Science Seminar (1) (Capstone)
Biology Minor (19 hours) and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)
BI101 General Biology (3) and BI101L (1)
BI102 General Biology (3) and BI102L (1)
BI108 Biodiversity (3) and BI108L (1)
BI301 Ecology (3) and BI301L (1)
BI311 Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management (3)

 

BA or BS in Environmental Science with minor in Chemistry - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirementsRequired course from General Education:BI101 General Biology (3) and BI101L (1)
Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts:
When choosing a Humanities course, see guidelines.
When choosing a Fine Arts course, see guidelines.
9 hours (BA) 6 hours (BS)
Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO): See guidelines. A course in Economics is recommended (EC202 Microeconomics or EC201 Macroeconomics) 3 hours (BA) 6 hours (BS)
Science: CH111 General Chemistry (3) and CH111L (1) 3-4 hours (BS)
BA Foreign Language (a single language)
BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines. Must include MA105 Elementary Statistics and MA305 Statistics II is recommended.
6-8 hours (BA)6-8 hours (BS)
Environmental Science Major Requirements (32 Hours total): At least 15 Science Division credit hours must be at or above 300 level.
Required Courses (26 hours):
SC225  Interdisciplinary Science Seminar (1)
BI105   Introduction to Environmental Science (3) and BI105L (1)
ES202  Environmental Chemistry (3) and ES202L (1)
PH111  General Physics I (3) and PH111L (1)
ES318  Toxicology (3)
ES390  Environmental Policy (3)
ES311  Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management (3)

Electives (6 hours): Additional hours as approved by the advisor in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Science or Physics.
One capstone experience (3 hours):
ES460  Special Problems (3) (Capstone)
SC464  Undergraduate Research (3) (Capstone)
SC468  Internship and Field Experiences (3) (Capstone)
SC425  Science Seminar (1) (Capstone)
Chemistry Minor (20 hours) and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)
CH111 General Chemistry (3) and CH111L (1)
CH114 General Chemistry with Qualitative Anal. (3) and CH114L (1)
CH221 Quantitative Analysis (3) and CH221L (1)
CH341 Organic Chemistry I (3) and CH341L (1)
CH342 Organic Chemistry II (3) and CH342L (1)