Major in Environmental Studies (B.A.)

To earn the bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, students take a minimum of 21 courses (66 credits).

Required math and science courses:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Humans and Their Environment
  • General Biology I
  • Marine Biology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology

Required policy courses:

  • Global Environmental Politics
  • Environmental Management - Quality Systems
  • One of the following: Introduction to Politics, History of the United States to 1877 or History of the United States Since 1877
  • Two of the following: Introductory Macroeconomics, Introductory Microeconomics or Basic Economics

Required ethics and society courses:

  • Christianity, Ethics and Environment
  • Environmental Justice
  • Social Problems
  • Population Studies

Required preservation courses:

  • American Architecture Survey
  • Landscape History and Interpretation

Required environmental focus courses:

  • Capstone Experience
  • Internship
  • Undergraduate Research or Independent Study
  • Senior Thesis

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