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Environmental Studies Major, BA

(NYC, PLV)

University Core – (44-55)

Students consult program director for assistance in choosing University Core courses.

Undergraduate Major Courses – (48)

Required Major Courses: (36 credits)

ENV 100Water, Wildlife and Windmills - An Introduction to Environmental Studies and Sciences

3 credits

ENV 112Environmental Studies - Basic Issues

3 credits

ENV 211Environmental Assessment

3 credits

ENV 221Environmental Science: The Web of Life

3 credits

ENV 222Environmental Chemistry: Principles, Problems and Solutions

3 credits

ENV 310Environmental Policy and Sustainable Governance

3 credits

ENV 380Introduction to Research Methods

3 credits

ENV 498Mentoring Seminar

3 credits

ENV 499Senior Year Experience in Environmental Issues

3 credits

ECO 310Environmental Economics

3 credits

PHI 223Environmental Ethics

3 credits

SCI 226Geographical Information Systems

3 credits

Required Major Elective Courses: (12 credits)

Students choose twelve credits, including at least 6 credits at 200 level or higher, from any of the ENV and other course options listed below.  With permission from department chair other courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.

ENV 105Social Responsibility and the World of Nature

3 credits

ENV 110Nature and Culture: A Study in Connections

3 credits

ENV 111Environmental Studies: Economic, Ethical and Political Perspectives

3 credits

ENV 130The Naturalists

3 credits

ENV 140Act Locally: Sustainable Design and You

3 credits

ENV 170Spaceship Earth: Issues of Sustainability

3 credits

ENV 172Introduction to World Regional Geography

3 credits

ENV 201Animals and Society

3 credits

ENV 205Globalization, Trade and the Environment

3 credits

ENV 215Foundations of Environmental Law for Non-Lawyers

3 credits

ENV 220Darwin on Ecology

3 credits

ENV 226Environmental Anthropology

3 credits

ENV 230Natural Beauty: An Introduction to Environmental Aesthetic

3 credits

ENV 235Sustainable Living in Our World

3 credits

ENV 260Climate Change

3 credits

ENV 285Food Revolutions: The Politics

3 credits

ART 231Environmental and Ecological Art

3 credits

ENV 311Introduction to Environmental Law: History & Development of Environmental Regulations

ENV 395Independent Study in Environmental Science

1 - 9 credits

BIO 210Ecology

4 credits

BIO 281Botany

0 - 4 credits

CHE 310Green Chemistry

4 credits

HIS 297MTopic: History of the American Environment

3 credits

INT 299JEnvironmental Clinic I

3 credits

INT 396AEthical and Economic Challenges of Ecotourism

3 credits

PHI 290Philosophical Perspectives on Technology

3 credits

RES 296Topics in Religious Studies

3 credits

NOTE:  Other available "ENV" Environmental Major Elective choices include the following titled courses:

--"Healthy Living in a Sustainable World" (ENV 100-level course)

--"Environmental Clinic" or "Environmental Policy Clinic I" (ENV 297A or ENV 297D)

--Any ENV 297 topics course

Open Electives – (15-36)

Includes UNV 101 - Freshman Seminar (one credit) - for first-year freshmen

Total Credit Hours: 128

 

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