Feb 21, 2020  
Spring 2020 Update 
    
Spring 2020 Update

Environmental Studies, B.A.


NY State Program Code: 19055
HEGIS Code: 0420.00
CIP Code: 03.0103

Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 41
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 

General Education Requirements


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education and foreign language requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major.

Area Electives (23 credits total)


Students will select 23 credits of variable electives from the following two Areas of Study: 7 credits from The Physical and Living World and 16 credits from Humans and the Environment.
A minimum of 9 credits of the 23 must be from Environmental Studies (ENV) and/or Earth Science (EAS).

The Physical and Living World (7 credits)


Select 7 credits from the following with a minimum of 3 credits at 300 level or higher.

Humans and the Environment (16 credits)


Select 16 credits from the following with a minimum of 6 credits at 300 level or above.

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 41
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENV (0125) 101 Society and the Environment 3              
ENV (0125) 102 Natural Science & Environmental Problems 3              
ENV (0125) 201 - Climate Change 
or EAS (0112) 201 - Climate Change
3              
ENV (0125) 202 - Climate Change Policy and Solutions 3              
ENV (0125) 210 Mapping Environmental Issues 3              
Concentration Area: The Physical and Living World  7
Concentration Area: Humans and Environment 16

ENV (0125) 410 Senior Seminar/Capstone

or (crosslisted with)

EAS (0112) 410 - Environmental and Earth Science Capstone

3            
Total for Major 41                
Level I-IV Language** 0-12
*STEP students should consult with an Earth Sciences adviser, taking 30 credits in earth science subject matters, 8 credits of which must be 0112-102 and 0112-103. STEP students must only take 0112 courses and not 0125 for NYS certification.
**Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirement.