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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Geography

Environmental Studies - All Concentrations BA Four-Year Plan

First Year
APEC 100 - Sustainable Development (3cr.)   CHEM 100 - Chemistry and Human Environment (3cr.)  
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition (3cr.)   GEOG 236 - Conservation: Global Issues (3cr.)  or POSC 240 - Introduction to Global Politics (3cr.)  
ENVR 101 - Introduction to the Environment (3cr.)   (FYE) Mathematics Requirement*
GEOG 235 - Conservation of Natural Resources (3cr.)   Foreign Language Requirement (2/2)
Foreign Language Requirement (1/2) Breadth Requirement (1/9)
Credits: 16 Credits: 17
Second Year
APEC 150 - Economics of Agriculture and Natural Resources (3cr.)  or  ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics (3cr.)   APEC 480 - Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resource Management (4cr.)  or GEOG 372 - Introduction to GIS (3cr.)  
GEOL 105 - Geological Hazards and Their Human Impact (3cr.)   APEC 343 - Environmental Economics (3cr.)  
GEOL 115 - Geological Hazards Laboratory (1cr.)   STAT 200 - Basic Statistical Practice (3cr.)  
MAST 200 - The Oceans (3cr.)   Breadth Requirement (should satisfy Multicultural Requirement) (4/9)
Breadth Requirement (2/9) Breadth Requirement (5/9)
Breadth Requirement (3/9)  
Credits: 16 Credits: 15
Third Year
BISC 104 - Principles of Biology with Laboratory (4cr.)   ENVR 300 - Earth Systems: Science and Policy (3cr.)  
Concentration Requirement (1/5)* PHIL 448 - Environmental Ethics (3cr.)  
Breadth Requirement (6/9) POSC 350 - Politics and the Environment (3cr.)  
Breadth Requirement (7/9) Concentration Requirement (2/5)*
Free Elective (1/5) Field Experience Requirement (DLE)*
Credits: 16 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
Concentration Requirement (3/5)* ENSC 450 - Proseminar in Environmental Science (3cr.)  (Capstone and Second Writing Requirement)
Concentration Requirement (4/5)* Concentration Requirement (5/5)*
Breadth Requirement (8/9) Free Elective (3/5)
Breadth Requirement (9/9) Free Elective (4/5)
Free Elective (2/5) Free Elective (5/5)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Total Credits: 125
     * See program page for approved courses.

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.  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. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.