Environmental Science Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in environmental science. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE).

Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Major Requirements:

SCI 100

School of the Sciences New Student Seminar

BIO 113

General Biology I: Cell Biology and Genetics

BIO 113L

General Biology I: Cell Biology and Genetics Laboratory

BIO 114

General Biology II: Structure and Function of Organisms

BIO 114L

General Biology II: Structure and Function of Organisms Laboratory

BIO 115

General Biology III: Ecology and Evolution

CHEM 115

General Chemistry I

CHEM 115L

General Chemistry I Laboratory

CHEM 115S

General Chemistry I SoLVE

CHEM 116

General Chemistry II

CHEM 116L

General Chemistry II Laboratory

CHEM 116S

General Chemistry II SoLVE

CHEM 203

Environmental Chemistry

CHEM 203L

Environmental Chemistry Laboratory

ENV 255

Techniques in Environmental Science

ENV 275

Environmental Science

ENV 285

ENV 375

Geographical Information Systems

Environmental Ethics

MATH 136

Introduction to Statistics

MATH 220

Calculus I

PHYS 210 or PHYS 215

General Physics I or

General Physics I with Calculus

PHYS 211 or PHYS 216

General Physics II or

General Physics II with Calculus

Select ONE of the following two-course sequences:

EC 202

Principles of Economics:

Introduction to Microeconomics

EC 440

Environmental Economics

OR

POSCI 102

American Government:

Political Institutions and Procedures

LAW 375

Environmental Law

OR

POSCI 102

American Government:

Political Institutions and Procedures

POSCI 3xx

Environmental Policy ~

Senior Capstone Experience (Select ONE of the six):

ENV 450, 460 or 460H Senior Research Capstone

ENV 455, 465 or 465H Senior Internship Capstone

NOTE: Students selecting one of the 9 credit senior capstone options can take one less upper level Group 2 elective.

Environmental Science Electives:

NOTE: Students may choose to take up to two biology and/or chemistry courses to fulfill ENV electives.

Group 1 (Select THREE):

ENV 213

Ecology

ENV 270

Animal Behavior

ENV 260

Forest Ecology and Management

ENV 280

Environmental Soil Science

Group 2 (Select THREE):

ENV 307

Marine Biology

ENV 310

Aquatic Ecology ~

ENV 315

Evolution and Phylogenetics

ENV 330

Conservation Biology

ENV 340

Landscape Ecology ~

ENV 360

Wildlife Ecology and Management

ENV 410

The Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem

ENV 420

Restoration Ecology ~

ENV 430

Ecosystem Delineation and Mitigation ~

Group 3: Any 2 additional BIO, CHEM, and/or ENV courses.

~Course under development