Environmental Science Major (option 2)

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B. S. in Environmental Science – Curriculum Map 2017-2018 Catalog

Option II

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Concentrations for Option 2 are: Environmental Policy and Management, Environmental Law and Protection, Environmental Writing, Green Design, or Education

BI 101 Principles of Biology I4BI 102 Principles of Biology II4
EN 101 Composition and Literature I3EN 102 Composition and Literature II3
GL 110 Introduction to Geology (General Eduction Lab Science)4GL 111 Oceanography (General Education Lab Science)4
MA 107 Precalculus Mathematics (General Education Math)4MA 108 Applied Calculus (General Education Math)4
Semester Total Credits15Semester Total Credits15
Concentration Elective3-4Concentration Elective3-4
ES 270 Fundamentals of Environmental Science (or EC 201 or EC 202)4MA 232 Elementary Statistics3
ES 251 Sophomore Seminar in Environmental Science1PY 211 Introduction to Psychology (General Education Social Science)3
PH 323 Environmental Ethics or EN 276 (General Education Ethics, or General Education Arts & Humanities)3General Education Literature or ES 1303
PO Elective13PO Elective 213
Semester Total Credits14-15Semester Total Credits15-16
CH Chemistry Elective4Concentration Elective3
Concentration Elective3-4ES 130 Introduction to Environmental Law (or General Education Literature)3
EC 201 Principles of Economics (Macro) or 202 (or ES 270)3-4ES 340 Project Development in Environmental Science1
EN 276 Environmental Writing (or PH 323)3GL 253 Geomorphology (or Free Elective)23-4
SO 201 Introduction to Sociology3General Education History3
 Free Elective23-4
Semester Total Credits16-18Semester Total Credits16-18
BI 205 Ecology4ES 451 Environmental Science Seminar3
Concentration Elective3-4ES 460 Project Completion in Environmental Science1
ES 440 Research Project in Environmental Science (General Education Capstone)3Concentration Elective3-4
General Education Arts & Humanities OR PH 3233Free Elective23-4
 Free Elective (or GL 253)23-4
 Free Elective23-4
Semester Total Credits13-14Semester Total Credits16-20
Total Credits For This Major: 120-131

Selected from PO 105 American PoliticsPO 215 International Relations and PO 305 Geopolitics; Green Design concentration students take EG 109 Introduction to Engineering I and EG 110 Introduction to Engineering II


Can be used out of sequence and to take more than on concentration elective concurrently. 

Available Concentrations – Option II

 Environmental Policy and Management

MG 101Introduction to Business3
CS 120Business Applications & Problem Solving Techniques3
SO 202Problems of Modern Society3
PO 321U.S. Constitutional Law3
MG 309Management of Organizations3
MG 341Business Law I3
Total Cr.18

 Environmental Law and Protection

CJ 101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ 102Substantive Criminal Law3
CJ 402Law and Society3
Two of the following three:6
U.S. Constitutional Law3
The Legislative Process3
State and Local Politics3
SO 202Problems of Modern Society3
Total Cr.18

 Environmental Writing

EN 274Introduction to Creative Writing3
EN 364Intermediate Creative Writing3
Four of the following:12
Advanced Composition3
Survey of American Literature I3
Survey of American Literature II3
Literature of the Sea3
Literary Methods3
American Ethnic Literature & Cultural Literature3
Literature of the Developing World3
Introduction to Mass Media3
Total Cr.18

Green Design

AP 111Fundamentals of Architecture4
AP 118Fundamentals of Architecture II4
AP 221Site Development and Design3
AP 225Introduction to Passive Environmental Systems3
AP 325Materials, Construction, and Design3
One of the following three:3
History/Theory of Architecture I3
History/Theory of Architecture II3
History/Theory of Artchitectural III3
Total Cr.20

Environmental Education1

ED 104Foundations of Education3
Five of the following:16-19
Learning and Teaching Strategies4
Special Needs Child3
Methods of Teaching Science to Elementary Students3
Reading and Writing in the Content Area4
Developmental Psychology3
Adolescent Psychology3
Learning and Memory4
Total Cr.19-22

For Environmental Education concentration students seeking licensure, a double major in Education, Elementary Teacher Licensure is required, and may require an additional semester for student teaching.