BS Major in Earth Systems Sustainability

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Earth Systems Sustainability

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition) 16
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Principles of Biology ((includes 1 hour lab))
Principles of Biology ((includes 1 hour lab))
Pre-Calculus Algebra
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences) 212
Principles of Macroeconmics
Principles of Microeconomics
Area V
Major Core Requirements in Earth Systems Sustainability
ES 131Earth Science/Physical Geology4
or ES 133 Earth Science/Earth Systems
ES 247Sustainable Earth4
ES 251Environmental Systems4
ES 348Earth: Sustainable Resources4
ES 375Technology and the Environment3
ES 480WTopics in Earth Science 31-4
or ES 481; ES 482
ES 488Hydrogeology3
ES 489Senior Capstone Research3
Prescribed Supporting Courses
BI 421Ecology4
BI 423Aquatic Ecology4
CH 465Environmental Regulations3
GE 184Digital Earth3
or GE 323 Image Interpretation and Analysis
GE/EC 321Economic Geography3
GE 384Geographic Information Systems4
IH 301Occupational Safety and Health3
Select one block of courses:8
General Physics I
and General Physics II
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
and General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
Select two courses from the following:6
Comparative Government and Politics
World Politics
Introduction to Public Policy
Minor
A minor is not required for a major in Earth Systems Sustainability
General Elective
If required, to bring total to 120.
Total Hours 470-73