Environmental Science Other Options

Biology Department Honors Requirements:

Eligible students majoring in environmental science may elect to pursue honors within the department of biological sciences. The intention to pursue biology department honors must be declared no later than the end of the first semester of the junior year. To declare the intent to pursue departmental honors, a student must have earned a science GPA of 3.50 or higher.

Students graduating with biology department honors will have this distinction noted on their official university transcript. In order to graduate with departmental honors, the following requirements must be met:

  • Completion of a 400-level capstone experience with a grade of “B” or better
  • Completion of BIO 440 Seminar Topics in Biology with a grade of “B” or better
  • Completion of an Honors Contract Project in an upper-level biology or environmental science course. A grade of “B” or better must be earned in the course in which an Honors Contract Project is completed. The student must submit a contract project proposal to be approved by department faculty before beginning the project. The final project must be approved by department faculty in order to receive honors credit.
  • A science GPA of 3.50 or higher at the time of graduation

Minor:

A minor in environmental science is not available.

BS/MAT option:

The BS/MAT option is available for students majoring in environmental science who wish to combine their bachelor's coursework with work toward a Stevenson University master's degree in teaching. Please see "Additional Enrollment Options" in the Admissions section of this catalog for more information.