B.A. in Environmental Science

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BA Environmental Science with a Concentration (120 Hours )
Core Requirements (39 hours)
First Year Seminar3
First Year Seminar
Freshmen Composition I3
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition for International Students
Any EN 23XX literature course
Any 1000, 2000, or 3000-level HS course
Social Science6
Satisfied by MT 2303 in the courses required for this major.
Natural or Physical Sciences
Satisfied by ES 1300 or ES 1373 in the courses required for this major
Fine Arts3
Foreign Language and International Engagement 6
This requirement is satisfied through one of four ways: (1) One 3-hour course in any language at the 3000 level or above, with a grade of B or better; (2) Two courses (1311 and 1312) in a language not previously studied; (3) Two courses (2311 and 2312) in a language previously studied at the high school or college level; (4) Qualifying scores on an AP or CLEP exam, or both the ACTFL OPI and WPT exams
Philosophy - Self3
Intro to Philosophy
Philosophy - Ethics3
Foundations of Ethics
Theology - God3
Introduction to Theology
Intermediate Theology3
Any TH 33xx course
Environmental Science Major Courses (51 hours)
BL 1401General Biology for Majors I4
BL 1402General Biology for Majors II4
CH 1401General Chemistry I4
ES 1100General Geology Laboratory1
ES 1173Environmental Science Lab1
ES 1300General Geology3
ES 1373Introductory Environmental Science3
ES 2300Global Change3
ES 2320General Ecology3
ES 2120General Ecology Lab1
ES 2325Energy Resources and the Environment3
ES 2345Experimental Design3
ES 2350Environmental Geology3
ES 2150Environmental Geology Lab1
ES 3110Environmental Science Seminar I1
ES 3120Environmental Science Seminar II1
ES 3310Scientific and Technical Writing3
ES 3320Environmental Policy and Regulation3
ES 3330Introduction to Geographic Information System3
MT 2303Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
Major Electives/Concentration (21 hours)21
Electives (9 hours)9
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline.
Total Semester Hours120

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser to discuss Math requirement. Click on the course number to view course title and description. 

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
FYE 13013History3
EN 13113ES 11731
BL 14014ES 13733
ES 11001MT 23033
ES 13003BL 14024
 14 14
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Literature3Social Science 3
ES 23003Free Elective3
ES 23203ES 23253
ES 21201ES 23503
CH 14014ES 21501
 PL 13013
 14 16
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Foreign Languages I3Major Elective3
Free Elective3Foreign Language II3
ES 33103Social Science3
ES 23453ES 31201
ES 31101ES 33203
PL 23013ES 33303
 16 16
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
TH 13013Major Elective3
Major Elective3Major Elective3
Major Elective3Major Elective3
Major Elective3Fine Arts3
Free Elective3Advanced Theology3
 15 15
Total Semester Hours 120