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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Geography

Environmental Science - All Concentrations BS Four-Year Plan

First Year
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition (3cr.)   CHEM 103 - General Chemistry (4cr.)  
ENSC 101 - Introduction to the Environment (3cr.)  (FYE) GEOG 220 - Meteorology (3cr.)  
GEOL 107 - Geology of Dynamic Earth (4cr.)   MATH 241 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus A (4cr.)  
Foreign Language Requirement (1/2) Foreign Language Requirement (2/2)
Breadth Requirement (1/6)  
Credits: 17 Credits: 15
Second Year
APEC 150 - Economics of Agriculture and Natural Resources (3cr.)  or  ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics (3cr.)   BISC 207 - Introductory Biology I (4cr.)  
BISC 208 - Introductory Biology II (4cr.)  or CHEM 104 - General Chemistry (4cr.) ** GEOG 412 - Physical Climatology (4cr.)  
ENWC 201 - Wildlife Conservation and Ecology (3cr.)   PHYS 201 - Introductory Physics I (4cr.)  or PHYS 207 - Fundamentals of Physics I (4cr.) **
MATH 242 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus B (4cr.)   Breadth Requirement (3/6) (should satisfy Multicultural Requirement)
Breadth Requirement (2/6)  
Credits: 17 Credits: 15
Third Year
GEOG 372 - Introduction to GIS (3cr.)  or APEC 480 - Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resource Management (4cr.)   ENSC 300 - Earth Systems: Science and Policy (3cr.)  
MAST 382 - Introduction to Ocean Sciences (3cr.)   POSC 350 - Politics and the Environment (3cr.)  
PLSC 204 - Introduction to Soil Science (3cr.)   Concentration Requirement (1/5)*
PLSC 205 - Introduction to Soil Science Laboratory (1cr.)   Field Experience Requirement (DLE)*
Breadth Requirement (4/6) Breadth Requirement (5/6)
Credits: 17 Credits: 15-16
Fourth Year
Concentration Requirement (2/5)* ENSC 450 - Proseminar in Environmental Science (3cr.)  (Capstone and Second Writing Requirement)
Concentration Requirement (3/5)* Concentration Requirement (4/5)*
Breadth Requirement (6/6) Concentration Requirement (5/5)*
Free Elective (1/4) Free Elective (3/4)
Free Elective (2/4) Free Elective (4/4)
Credits: 15-17 Credits: 15
Total Credits: 126
     * See program page for approved courses.
** Option depends on concentration, see program page for required course.

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department. This document is not intended to replace advising. It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. Students can also utilize the Degree Audit in UDSIS to monitor their progress.