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Environmental Science Curriculum
The Environmental Science major prepares students to pursue careers related to the environment, including, but not limited to, hydrology, fish and wildlife management, atmospheric science, hazardous waste management, and urban and regional planning. The major is designed for students whose interests lie in scientific and technological action.Prerequisites:
|BIOL 1055||Introductory Biology I||4|
|BIOL 1065||Introductory Biology II||4|
|CHEM 1010, 1110||Introductory Chemistry I,
|CHEM 1020, 1120||Introductory Chemistry II,
|MATH 1150||Statistics I||3|
Requirements for Environmental Science Major:
|BIOL 2215||Environmental Science||4|
|BIOL 2310||Field Ecology||4|
|BIOL 2330||Aquatic Biology||4|
|BIOL 3210||Advanced Environmental Science||3|
|CHEM 2030, 2130||Analytical Chemistry I, with Laboratory||4|
|PHYS 2010||Introductory Physics I: Mechanics||4|
|PHYS 2020||Introductory Physics II: Electricity and Geometric Optics||4|
|SCI 2220||Occupational Health, Safety, and Environmental Affairs||3|
|BIOL 4000/4010||Independent Study||4|
|P&H 1060||Introduction to Politics|
|P&H 2200||Political Tactics||3|
|MATH 2130, 2140||Calculus I, II **||6|
**Alternatives are possible.
-Statistics I and II are a suitable alternative to Calculus I and II.
-MATH 1190, College Algebra, is recommended for those who may need preparation for Calculus.