Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies

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Graduation Requirements

  • Environmental Science Preparatory Courses: 28 credits minimum
  • Environmental Science Core: 16 credits minimum
  • Environmental Writing Core: 5 credits (200 level or above)
  • Capstone Experience: 3 credits minimum
  • Environmental Science Electives: 16 credits minimum
  • Environmental Foundations: 5 credits
  • Communication of Science and Environmental Issues: 5 credits
  • Environmental Policy, Politics and Law: 5 credits
  • Economics and Economic Policy: 5 credits
  • Urbanization and Social Issues: 10 credits

Environmental Science Core:

Environmental Writing Core:

Capstone Experience: minimum 3 credits

Environmental Science Electives: 16 credits minimum

  • 16 credits minimum required of courses (200-level and above), at least one of which must be a laboratory course (6 credits) or a field course (7 or more credits). Some courses are not offered as labs every time (5/6 credit courses); check the Registration Guide for credits. Other 200-level or above TESC/TBIOL/TCHEM/TGEOS courses that are not being used for any major course requirements may be applicable here, but are not included in this list because they require additional lower-division prerequisite courses. Please consult with an advisor for further information.
  • See Environmental Studies webpage for approved list.

Communication of Science and Environmental Issues:

  • Choose One course from the Communication of Science and Environmental Issues list, see Environmental Studies webpage for approved list.

Environmental Policy, Politics and Law

  • Choose One course from the Environmental Policy, Politics and Law list, see Environmental Studies webpage for approved list.

Economics and Economic Policy

  • Choose One course from the Economics and Economic Policy list, See Environmental Studies web page for approved list.

Urbanization and Social Issues: minimum 10 credits

  • Choose at least 10 credits from the Urbanization and Social Issues list see Environmental Studies web page for approved list.