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Environmental Science Major

Curriculum Effective for Majors Declaring during or after the Fall Semester, 2011

Courses Required Outside EEBIO and EENS (Five Courses)


  • MATH 1210 – Calculus I
  • MATH 1220 – Calculus II
  • CHEM 1070/1075 – General Chemistry I and General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CHEM 1080/1085 – General Chemistry II and General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CHEM 2410/2415 – Organic Chemistry I and Organic Chemistry Laboratory OR CHEM 2500 – Environmental Chemistry

Foundational Courses (Two Courses)


  • EEBIO 1010/1015 – Diversity of Life and Diversity of Life Laboratory
  • EENS 1300/1305 – Earth as a Living Planet and Earth as a Living Planet Laboratory


Core Courses (Seven Courses)


  • EBIO 2020 – Theory and Methods of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • EBIO 2050 – Global Change Biology OR EBIO 2040 Conservation Biology
  • EENS 2070 – Weather and Climate
  • EENS 3170 – Geomorphology
  • EBIO 3040/3045 – General Ecology and General Ecology Laboratory
  • EENS 4020 – Geostatistics OR EBIO 4080 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
  • EENS 3150/3151 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and GIS Laboratory


Elective (Five Courses)

Earth & Environmental Sciences Track


  • Any four EENS courses
  • Capstone experience: Environmental Science Capstone Course (EENS 4940) OR Environmental Science Research Capstone (EENS 4950), OR Environmental Field Study (EENS 3980) OR Honors thesis (EENS 4990-5000)

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Track

  • Any four EBIO courses, two of which must be designated laboratory or field courses
  • Maximum of one course from EBIO 4660, 4910, 4920, 4950, 4960, 4990, 5000 as the lecture elective
  • Courses from other departments cannot count as electives
  • Capstone experience:  Capstone Independent Study (EBIO 4930) OR Honors Thesis (EBIO 4990/5000) OR Research Seminar Capstone (EBIO 5970)
  • Students must have completed EBIO 3040/3045 (General Ecology/Lab) and EBIO 3080 (Processes of Evolution) and have senior standing or receive instructor approval to enroll in the capstone courses


 

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