B.A. in Environmental Science with Teacher Certification

St. Mary’s University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Science, Engineering, and Technology Specific Core
Speech3
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Foreign Languages6
Select one of the following:
6 hours at the sophomore level (2311, 2312) in a Foreign Language previously studied for a minimum of one year
6 hours of introductory level (1311, 1312) in a Foreign Language not previously studied
12 hours of Language CLEP/AP credit
History/Social Science3
Teaching Diverse Populations
Theology3
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology TH 33XX/43XX
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Fine Arts/Literature3
Select one AR, DM, MU or any EN 23XX literature course
BA Environmental Science Major Courses
BL 1401General Biology for Majors I4
BL 1402General Biology for Majors II4
CH 1401General Chemistry I4
EA 3342Technical Writing3
MT 2303Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
ES 1100General Geology Laboratory1
ES 1173Environmental Science Lab1
ES 1300General Geology3
ES 1373Intro. Environmental Science3
ES 2300Global Change3
ES 2320General Ecology3
ES 2325Energy Resources and the Environment3
ES 2345Experimental Design3
ES 2450Environmental Geology4
ES 3100Environmental Science Seminar1
ES 3100Environmental Science Seminar1
ES 3100Environmental Science Seminar1
ES 3320Environmental Policy and Regulation3
ES 3330Information Technology3
Professional Development Courses
ED 3302The American Secondary School3
ED 3350Reading-- Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas3
ED 3361Adolescent Development in the School Setting3
ED 3362Teaching-Learning and Secondary Methods3
ED 4388Professional Development Seminar-Secondary3
ED 4689Student Teaching-Secondary6
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully completing ES 2345 with a “C” or higher.
Total Semester Hours123
1

All St. Mary’s Core SMC 13XX "Reflection" courses must be completed before registering for SMC 23XX "Practice" courses.

2

Grade of “C” or better is required.  International students may be required to take EN 1313 to fulfill this requirement.

3

Geophysics Options requires: PY 1404, PY 2404, ES 3325 plus 10 hours from Major Electives.

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser to discuss Math requirement.

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX3SMC 13XX3
SMC 13XX3SMC 13XX3
BL 14014BL 14024
EN 13113ES 11731
ES 11001ES 13733
ES 13003MT 23033
ND 01010 
 17 17
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX3SMC 23XX3
Speech3ED 33303
CH 14014EA 33423
ES 23003ES 24504
ES 23203ES 33203
 16 16
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX3SMC 23XX3
SMC 23XX3Foreign Language3
Foreign Language3ES 23253
ES 23453ES 31001
ES 31001ES 33303
ED 33023ED 33613
 16 16
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 43013ED 43883
Fine Arts/Literature3ED 46896
TH 33XX Advanced Theology3 
ES 31001 
ED 33503 
ED 33623 
 16 9
Total Semester Hours 123