Environmental Studies

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Majors and Minors

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ENV402 : Junior Seminar

A topical capstone course which draws upon skills, knowledge, and experiences students have gained throughout their years of college study, particularly in biology. Emphasizes library research, scientific writing, oral presentations, discussion, and critical thinking.

Credit Hour(s)

2

Prerequisites

Junior classification and completion of two of the following with a C or better (BIO212, 214, or 314) or
permission of instructor.

ENV433 : Environmental Science and Natural Resources

A study of the principles of environmental science and their application to current issues. Emphasis is placed on the use of natural resources (energy, mineral, water, and biological) and the consequences of that use (resource depletion, water and air pollution, hazardous and non-hazardous waste).

Credit Hour(s)

3

Prerequisites

BIO402

Corequisites

BIO314

Note: This course may also be taken as a prerequisite.

ENV440 : Independent Study

An independent research project supervised by a faculty member in an appropriate discipline.

Credit Hour(s)

1 - 3

Prerequisites

BIO111, sophomore classification, consent of supervising professor, and consent of the Environmental Science
Program Coordinator.

ENV460 : Internship in Environmental Science

Field experience in any area of environmental science education, management, or research conducted through a governmental or private agency. Course may be repeated for up to six hours of internship credit.

Credit Hour(s)

1 - 3

Prerequisites

declared major in Environmental Science and permission of the Environmental Science Program Coordinator.