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Bachelor in Environmental Science Area

Students may pursue the Bachelor of Science degree as an Environmental Science Area, which does not require a minor and provides the individual with a rigorous yet flexible science curriculum along with an interdisciplinary study of contemporary environmental topics.


Course Offerings

Environmental Science Area: 70 Hours

Required Courses: 16 Hours

Take each course on this list:
BIO 302 Environmental Science 3
BIO 341 Ecology 4
ENV 310 Environmental Ethics 3
ENV 355 Environmental Chemistry 4
BIO 315 Research Methods 1

Choose one course from this list:
ENV 390 Research 1
BIO 480 Seminar 1

Biology Core: 12 Hours

Take each course on this list:
BIO 200* Biological Concepts 4
BIO 201 Zoology 4
BIO 202 Botany 4

Interdisciplinary Environment Courses: 6 Hours

Choose two courses from this list:
ENV/POL 320 Environmental Politics 3
ENV/CHS 338 The Bible and the Environment 3
ENV/SOC 430 Environmental Sociology 3

Chemistry/Physical Science Courses: 16 Hours

Take each course on this list:
CHE 111* General Chemistry I 3
CHE 113 General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
CHE 112 General Chemistry II 3
CHE 114 General Chemistry II Laboratory 2
CHE 321 Analytical Chemistry 4

Choose one course from this list:
GEO 105* Introductory Earth Science 3
GEO 211* Physical Geology 3

Mathematics Courses: 6 Hours

Choose one course from this list:
MTH 111* College Algebra 3
MTH 123* Elementary Calculus and Its Applications 3

Choose one course from this list:
MTH 130* Elementary Statistics 3
SOC 361 Social Statistics 3

Electives: 14 Hours

BIO 312 Environmental Physiology of Animals 3
BIO 317 Plant Taxonomy 3
BIO 321 Microbiology 4
BIO 332 Entomology 4
BIO 342 Field Study in Biology 1-3
BIO 344 Genetics 4
BIO 371 Ornithology 4
BIO 372 Ichthyology 4
BIO 385 Internship 1-3
BIO 400 Special Topics 1-4
BIO 415 Stream Ecology 4
BIO 441 Principles of Conservation Biology 3
CHE 341 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHE 343 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
CHE 400 Special Topics 1-4
Other courses as approved.