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Major in Natural Science, Concentration in Environmental Science
 

Requirements: 59 credits

Mathematics and Computer Science (10 credits)
MA 150             Statistics or MA 302 Probability and Statistics 3
MA 190 or any MA course at 200 level or above 4
CS 135             Programming for Science Majors 3

One Environmental Policy course (3 credits): 3
GE 240             Energy Conservation
GE 258             Global Environmental Change
GE 359             Environmental Systems and Public Policy

Required Natural Science courses (6 credits):
NS 150             Environmental Science 3
NS 400             Natural Science Seminar 3

Required Biology courses (12 credits):
BI 140               Introduction to Organismal Biology 4
BI 141               Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology 4
BI 202               Ecology 4

Required Chemistry courses (11 credits):
CH 120             General Chemistry I 4
CH 121             General Chemistry II 4
CH 320             Environmental Chemistry 3

Required Physical Geography courses (11 credits)
GS 101             Physical Geography 3
GS 140             Physical Geology 4
GS 216             Geographic Information Systems 4

One course (4 credits) from:
CH 330             Environmental Toxicology 4
BI 334               Wildlife Investigative Techniques 4
GS 290             Environmental Planning and Landscape Analysis 4

One elective course from:
BI 331               Marine Biology 4
GS 225             Oceanography 3
GS 250             Hydrology 3
GS 335             Hydrogeology 3
GS 260             Introduction to Soil Science 3
BI 344               Soil Biology 4
GS 218             Introduction to Remote Sensing 3
GS 318             Geographic Information Systems II 3
GS 355             Geographic Information Systems: Analytical
                        Techniques 3
CH 220             Chemistry of Energy and the Environment 3
GE 341             Fundamentals of Renewable Energy 3
BI 340               Plant Sciences 4
GS 230             Biogeography 3
BI 380               Biodiversity and Conservation Biology 4
GS 235             Contemporary Climate Change 3
GS 315             Climate Dynamics 3
GS 470, BI 401 ,CH 455, or NS 412 Special Topics (with permission of advisor)

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