Four-Year Degree Plan for Major in Environmental Science

Note that this is a sample four-year plan. There are other course sequences that will allow a student to graduate within four years as long as prerequisite courses are taken in the proper sequence.

Degree Requirements

First (Freshman) Year - Fall Semester

BIO 203Biological Diversity

4

or

BIO 204Biological Unity

4

CHE 152General Chemistry I

3

CHE 153LGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory

1

FYW 101Writing and Inquiry

4

GTW 101Gateways

1

or

HON 101Pathways to Honors 1

1

MAT 170Precalculus

4

Total Credit Hours:17

First (Freshman) Year - Spring Semester

BIO 203Biological Diversity

4

or

BIO 204Biological Unity

4

CHE 154General Chemistry II

3

CHE 155LGeneral Chemistry II Laboratory

1

MAT 260Calculus I

4

FYW 102Writing & Research

4

GTW 102Gateways II

1

or

HON 102Pathways to Honors 2

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Second (Sophomore) Year - Fall Semester

BIO 300General Genetics

4

or

BIO 320Molecular Genetics

4

MAT 201Introduction to Statistics

4

or

BIO 230Experimental Design and Biostatistics

4

CHE 310Analytical Chemistry

4

Humanities / Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Second (Sophomore) Year - Spring Semester

BIO Category II Course

3-4

CHE 180Environmental Chemistry

3

WRI 281Technical Writing

4

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

Total Credit Hours:14-15

Third (Junior) Year - Fall Semester

BIO Category II course

4

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

General / Collateral elective

4

Total Credit Hours:12

Third (Junior) Year - Spring Semester

BIO Category III course

4

General / Collateral elective

4

General / Collateral elective

4

Humanities / Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth (Senior) Year - Fall Semester

BIO Category III course

3-4

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

General / Collateral elective

4

General / Collateral elective

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth (Senior) Year - Spring Semester

BIO 410Senior Seminar

1

BIO Category III course

3-4

Humanities/Fine Arts or Social Science (Bacc. Exp.)

4

General / Collateral elective

4

General / Collateral elective

4

Total Credit Hours:17

Total Credit Hours: 125