Major in Environmental Studies (B.A.)

To earn the bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, students take a minimum of 16 courses (46-48 credits). Students are also required to complete either directed research or an internship.

Required courses:

  • BIO140: Humans and Their Environment
  • BIO255: Conservation Biology
  • CEG222: Research Methods
  • CEG390: Current Issues
  • CEG490: Capstone
  • CHP290: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics
  • ENV334: Environmental Justice
  • POL213: Global Environmental Politics
  • One of the following: GLO100: Introduction to Global Studies, SOA110: The Sociological Imagination or SOA130: Anthropology: Interpreting Cultural Differences
  • Two of the following: BIO260: Marine Biology, BIO275: Tropical Biology, BIO310: Ecology or STA201: Statistical Methods
  • Two of the following: CHP260: The City as a Work of Art, ENV350: Natural Resource Management or RTS332: Care for Creation: Christianity, Ethics and the Environment
  • One of the following: BIO390: Environmental Science Internship, ENV397: Environmental Studies Internship or ENV497: Undergraduate Research