Details

Environmental Science Option

120 credits

A minimum of 36 credits in the major must be completed at the 3000/4000 level.


Degree Requirements

Credits

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
BI 3240 Conservation (DICO) (GACO) (INCO) 3
CH 2335 General Chemistry I (QRCO) 4
CH 2340 General Chemistry II 4
GE 2090 Computer Mapping (TECO) 3
GE 3270 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3
GE 3300 Introduction to Hydrology 3
MT 2110 Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences 3
MT 2230 Introduction to Meteorological Analysis 1
PH 2130 Physics I 4
SO 2220 Foundations of Sociology (DICO) 3
SO 3390 Environment and Society (INCO) 3
Group A - complete three courses from the following: 9-12
BI 3260 Freshwater Ecology
BI 4050 Ecology (QRCO) (WRCO)
CH 3600 Environmental Chemistry (INCO)
ESP 3000 Environmental Field Studies
ESP 3200 Energy and Society
ESP 3300 Soils and Environmental Change
ESP 3610 Special Topics in Environmental Science
ESP 4100 Applied Hydrogeology
GE 3310 Landform Analysis
GE 4150 Topics in Geography
MT 4150 Air Quality (INCO)
MT 4440 Climate Change (INCO)
Group B - complete two courses from the following: 6
AN 2210 Cultural Anthropology (GACO)
BU 3220 Business and the Environment
EPL 2100 Community Planning
EPL 3100 Environmental Planning
ESP 3502 Geo-cultural Education on the Colorado Plateau
GE 3030 Urban Geography
GE 3260 The Physical Geography of National Parks
PO 1020 American Government
PO 3680 Public Policy Analysis (WRCO)
SO 3400 Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management
SS 4995 Community Research Experience (INCO)
AN 4410 Methods of Social Research or
SO 4410 Methods of Social Research
Mathematics Foundations - complete one of the following: 4
MA 2490 Applied Calculus I (MATH)
MA 2550 Calculus I (QRCO)
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
CTDI Creative Thought Directions 6
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Electives 21-18

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.