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The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

Environmental Studies Major

In Addition to the Core Courses:

A. Environmental Science Emphasis: 22-24 units (crs.)
  • Introductory Science: 10 units (crs.)
    • Chemistry 105, 106

Environmental Science Breadth

  • Courses from two of the four following areas.

    • Biology/Ecology: Biology 349, Environmental Studies 305

    • Chemistry: Chemistry 221

    • Resource Management: Geography 314

    • Earth Science: Geography 461; Geology (any upper level Geology course approved for the major)

(Note: The areas must be different than the track chosen for the depth requirement. Must complete two courses in this category and these courses may be the same as those taken for the Advanced Environmental Science requirement in the core. These courses may not be the same as those taken for the Advanced Environmental Policy and Values requirement in the core.)

  • Environmental Science Depth

    • Four approved upper-level courses in one of the three Environmental Science Tracks. (Note: These courses may be the same as those taken for the Advanced Environmental Science requirement in the core. These courses may not be the same as those taken for the Advanced Environmental Policy and Values requirement in the core. Upper-level environmental science courses that are not cross-listed in any science department may be approved to serve as depth requirement courses.)

    • Up to three of these credits can be an internship or independent study in that department.

    1. Biology/Ecology Track:

    • Anthropology/Environmental Studies: Anthropology 372 or Environmental Studies 372.

    • Anthropology/Environmental Studies: Anthropology 368 or Environmental Studies 368.

    • Biology/Environmental Studies: Biology 314 or Environmental Studies 314; Biology 318 or Environmental Studies 318.

    • Biology: Biology 325, 326, 327, 336, 349, 376, 386.

    • Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies 391, 396.

    • Nursing: Nursing 361.

    2. Resource Management Track:

    • Biology/Environmental Studies: Biology 318 or Environmental Studies 318.

    • Geography: Geography 313, 314, 364, 371, 382, 391, 414, 471, 472.

    3. Earth Science Track:

      • Geography: Geography 304, 335, 363.

      • Geology: Geology 320, 328, 335, 365, 366, 370, 371

B. Environmental Policy and Values Emphasis: 15-17 units (crs.)

 

  • Environmental Policy and Values Depth

    • Four courses from the Policy, Planning, and Resource Management Track or the Society and Values Track.  (Note: These courses may be the same as those taken for the Advanced Environmental Policy and Values requirement in the core.) Courses counting for the Environmental Policy and  Values Breadth requirement cannot also count for the Environmental Policy and Values Depth requirement.

  • Environmental Policy and Values Breadth

    • Two courses from the track not chosen for the depth requirement (Note: These courses may be the same as those taken for the Advanced Environmental Policy and Values requirement in the core.) Courses counting for the Environmental Policy and Values Breadth requirement cannot also count for the Environmental Policy and Values Depth requirement.

  • Environmental Policy and Values Skills

    One course from the following: Communication 275, Economics 355, 360, Environmental Studies 375, Geography 391, 471 (Note: A course taken as satisfying a skill cannot double count as a course in the Advanced Environmental Policy and Values depth requirement or the Advanced Environmental Policy and Values breadth requirement.)

1. Policy, Planning, and Resource Management Track

      • Anthropology/Environmental Studies: Anthropology 368 or Environmental Studies 368
      • Business/Environmental Studies: Business 450 or Environmental Studies 450
      • Geography: Geography 304, 311, 313, 314, 335, 363, 364, 371, 377, 382, 391, 414, 419, 471, 472.
      • Economics: Economics 355, 360.
      • Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies 310, 311, 320.
      • Political Science: Political Science 316, 326, 388 or Environmental Studies 388.
      • Public Administration: Public Administration 391.
      • Sociology/Environmental Studies: Sociology 315 or Environmental Studies 315.
      • Urban Studies: Urban Studies 310, 317.

     2. Society and Values Track

    1. Anthropology: Anthropology 348.
    2. Anthropology/Environmental Studies: Anthropology 380 or Environmental Studies 380.
    3. Communication/Environmental Studies: Communication 455 or Environmental Studies 455.
    4. English/Environmental Studies: English 342 or Environmental Studies 342.
    5. English/Environmental Studies: English 343 or Environmental Studies 343.
    6. Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies 300, 332, 375, 390, 395, 414.
    7. History/Environmental Studies: History 326 or Environmental Studies 326.
    8. History/Environmental Studies: History 339 or Environmental Studies 339.
    9. History/Environmental Studies: History 345 or Environmental Studies 345.
    10. History/Environmental Studies: History 355 or Environmental Studies 355.
    11. Religious Studies: Religious Studies 362.
    12. Sociology: Sociology 407.
    13. Sociology/Environmental Studies: Sociology 313 or Environmental Studies 313.
    14. Women's Studies/Environmental Studies: Women's Studies 365 or Environmental Studies 365.
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