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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Geography

Environmental Science - All Concentrations BS Four-Year Plan

First Year
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   CHEM 103 - General Chemistry  and CHEM 133 - General Chemistry Laboratory  
ENSC 101 - Introduction to the Environment  (FYE) GEOG 220 - Meteorology  
GEOL 107 - Geology of Dynamic Earth   MATH 241 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus A  
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  or  ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics   BISC 207 - Introductory Biology I  
BISC 208 - Introductory Biology II  or CHEM 104 /CHEM 134 ** GEOG 412 - Physical Climatology  
ENWC 201 - Wildlife Conservation and Ecology   PHYS 201 - Introductory Physics I  or PHYS 207 - Fundamentals of Physics I **
MATH 242 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus B   Breadth Requirement (3/6) (should satisfy Multicultural Requirement)
Breadth Requirement (2/6)  
Credits: 17 Credits: 15
Third Year
GEOG 372 - Introduction to GIS  or APEC 480 - Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resource Management   ENSC 300 - Earth Systems: Science and Policy  
MAST 382 - Introduction to Ocean Sciences   POSC 350 - Politics and the Environment  
PLSC 204 - Introduction to Soil Science   Concentration Requirement (1/5)*
PLSC 205 - Introduction to Soil Science Laboratory   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 the Environment  (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.  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.