Integrated Environmental Studies Major Course Listings

REQUIRED MAJOR COURSESCREDIT HOURS
Interdisciplinary 22500: Humans and the Environment (ES) 4
Environmental Studies 18000: Integrated Perspectives in Environmental Studies  1
Environmental Studies 24100: Principles of Ecology (SM) 4
Economics 20100: Principles of Microeconomics (MM) 4
Environmental Studies 33800: Environmental Activism and Policy  4
Mathematics 10800: Statistics (MM) 4
Environmental Studies 48000: Senior Seminar/Capstone  
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES:
One Communication course from the following:  
Communication 10100: Foundations of Public Communication (4) 4
Communication 22000: Interpersonal Communication:CA (3) 3
Communication 22100: Group Interaction Processes (3) 3
Communication 23000: Argumentation and Advocacy (4) 4
Communication Hours    3-4
One Writing course from the following:  
Writing 28000: Writing about Nature  3
Writing 31100: Writing for Business  4
Writing 32400: Science and Medical Writing  4
Writing 34500: Writing for Publication  3
Writing Hours    3-4
One Humanities course from the following:  
Philosophy 27000: Environmental Ethics:ES (4) 4
History 24000: Environmental History:CA, UD (4) 4
ENGL 28000: Survey of Environmental Literature 3
Humanities Hours   3-4
One Natural Science course from the following:  
Chemistry 10100: Chemistry in Context (SM)                             4
Geology 20900: Environmental Geology (SM) 4
Natural Science Hours    4
Total Credit Hours (Required Courses)  38-41
AREAS OF CONCENTRATION 
Students must complete all of the coursework in at least one of the following concentrations.
Option 1: ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
ECON 21000: Sustainable Economic Development 3
EVST 23200:  Organizational Ecology 3
ECON/EVST 28000: Energy and Sustainability 4
IEST/SOAN 30300: Environmental Sociology 4
Option 2: Natural Resource and Conservation Management
BIOL 30000: Field Biology (Prerequisite: BIO 15100 or BIO 15200) 4
BIOL/EVST 34400 Conservation Biology (Prerequisite: BIO 24100 or BIO 34100) 3
GEOL 28000: Oceanography 4
IEST/SOAN 30300:  Environmental Sociology (Pre-requisite INTD 22500 or SOAN 15500) 4
Option 3: Urban Environment and Planning  
EVST 28000: Energy and Sustainability 4
IEST/SOAN 30300: Environmental Sociology (Prerequisite: INTD 22500 or SOAN 15500) 4
INTD 33600: Urban Design and Regional Planning 3
INTD 36500: Urban Land Use Policy 4
Total Credit Hours in an Area of Concentration 14-15
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THE MAJOR 52-56
* NOTE:  Students must earn a C- or better in all Required and Advanced Coursework.
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 26-32
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR ELECTIVES 32-42
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE 120
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