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Environmental Science, B.S.

Environmental Science, B.S.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Environmental Earth Science Track
Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
BIOL 2051 General Biology: Organismal Diversity 4
EARTHSCI 1300 Introduction to Geology 4
UNIV 1000 First-Year Cornerstone: Integrated Communication I 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours14
Spring
EARTHSCI 1200 Elements of Weather 3
MATH 1420 Calculus I 4
UNIV 1010 First-Year Cornerstone: Integrated Communication II 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4
Environmental Science Electives 6
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours16
Spring
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4
GEOG 2410 Geographic Information Systems I 3
Environmental Science Electives 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
BIOL 3100 Evolution, Ecology and the Nature of Science 3
Environmental Science Electives 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Spring
Environmental Science Electives 8
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours17
Senior
Fall
Environmental Science Electives 9
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours15
Spring
BIOL 3190 Undergraduate Research in Biology (or EARTHSCI 4400 Undergraduate Research in Earth and Environmental Science) 3
Environmental Science Electives 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 10
 Hours17
 Total Hours126
Environmental Life Science Track

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
BIOL 2051 General Biology: Organismal Diversity 4
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 7
 Hours15
Spring
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4
MATH 1420 Calculus I 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
BIOL 3100 Evolution, Ecology and the Nature of Science 3
EARTHSCI 1300 Introduction to Geology 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours16
Spring
GEOG 2410 Geographic Information Systems I 3
EARTHSCI 1200 Elements of Weather 3
Environmental Science Electives 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
BIOL 4168/5168 Ecology 4
BIOL 3190 Undergraduate Research in Biology 3
Environmental Science Electives 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 7
 Hours18
Spring
Environmental Science Electives 7
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours16
Senior
Fall
BIOL 4157/5157 Biostatistics 3
Environmental Science Electives 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours13
Spring
Environmental Science Electives 8
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 7
 Hours15
 Total Hours126