Community and Environment Option

120 credits

A minimum of 31 credits in the major must be completed at the 3000/4000 level.

Degree Requirements


Courses required for the Option are shown in boldface.
ESP 2100 Introduction to Environmental Science and Policy I 4
ESP 2110 Introduction to Environmental Science and Policy II 4
ESP 2150 Introduction to Geological Sciences 4
ESP 4550 Environmental Science and Policy Seminar (WRCO) 4
AN 2210 Cultural Anthropology (GACO) 3
BI 3240 Conservation (DICO) (GACO) (INCO) 3
GE 2090 Computer Mapping (TECO) 3
GE 3270 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3
PO 1020 American Government 3
SO 2220 Foundations of Sociology (DICO) 3
SO 3390 Environment and Society (INCO) 3
Group A - complete five courses from the following: 15
AN 3110 Environmental Anthropology: Culture, Ecology, and Conservation
BU 3220 Business and the Environment
EPL 2100 Community Planning
EPL 3100 Environmental Planning
ESP 3600 Special Topics in Environmental Policy
GE 3030 Urban Geography
GE 3260 The Physical Geography of National Parks
GE 4270 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
GE 4280 GIS Applications: Computer Mapping
PO 3680 Public Policy Analysis (WRCO)
SO 3400 Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management
SS 4950 Community Research Experience (INCO)
AN 4410 Methods of Social Research or
SO 4410 Methods of Social Research
Group B - complete two courses from the following: 6-8
BI 2070 Botany
BI 3260 Freshwater Ecology
BI 4050 Ecology (QRCO) (WRCO)
ESP 3000 Environmental Field Studies
ESP 3200 Energy and Society
ESP 4100 Applied Hydrogeology
GE 3300 Introduction to Hydrology
GE 3310 Landform Analysis
GE 4150 Topics in Geography
MT 4440 Climate Change (INCO)
MT 2110 Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences and
MT 2230 Introduction to Meteorological Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning in the Discipline Connection - complete one of the following: 3
MA 2300 Statistics I (QRCO)
SS 3700 Social Statistics (QRCO)
SW 3700 Social Statistics (QRCO)
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry 3
MA Mathematics Foundations 3
CTDI Creative Thought Directions 6
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Electives 29-27

*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.