Dec 08, 2019  
Spring 2020 Update 
    
Spring 2020 Update

Environmental Science, B.S.


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NY State Program Code: 40552
HEGIS Code: 0420.00
CIP Code: 03.0104
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 61 

Credits Required to Graduate: 120

General Education Requirements


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements in addition to the requirements for the major in Environmental Science. The University’s foreign language requirements for the B.A. degree in Environmental Studies does not apply to this B.S. degree. 

Natural and Formal Science Electives


(30 credits)

In consultation with an adviser, select a minimum of 30 credits distributed accordingly between 100, 200, 300, and 400+ level courses with a minimum of 12 credits required from courses in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Computer Sciences, or Physics. A minimum of 12 of the required 30 credits must be designated ENV or EAS courses. 

Social Sciences, Policy, and Humanities Electives


(15 credits)


In consultation with an adviser, select a minimum of 15 credits distributed accordingly between 100, 200, and 300+ level courses. A minimum of 6 of the required 15 credits must be designated ENV or EAS courses.

 

Optional Degree Tracks


Students may elect to take one of the following optional degree tracks while completing the B.S. in Environmental Science degree requirements. Tracks are not required for the the completion of the B.S. degree and do not add additional required credits. They are simply a cluster of related courses selected from the elective requirements. Students are directed to note pre-requisites and co-requisites associated with many of the courses listed in the tracks below. 

 

Track 3. Earth Sciences


(minimum of 12 credits from the following)

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.S.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 61
Credits Required to Graduate: 120
 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENV (0125) 102 3  ✓            
ENV (0125) 101 3            
Natural Science Electives 100 level+ 9            
Social Sciences, Policy, and Humanities Electives 100+ level 6            
ENV (0125) 210 3            
Natural Science Electives 200+ level 9            
Social Sciences, Policy, and Humanities Electives 200+ level 6            
ENV (0125) 301 or ENV (0125) 301 4            
Natural Science Electives 300+ level 6            
Social Sciences, Policy, and Humanities Electives 300+ level 3            
Natural Science Electives 400+ level 6            
ENV (0125) 410 - Senior Seminar/Capstone 3            
Total 61                
*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.
Note: a minimum of 12 credits required from courses in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Computer Sciences, or Physics. A minimum of 12 of the required 30 Natural Science credits must be designated ENV or EAS courses and a minimum of 6 of the required 15 Social Sciences, Policy, and Humanities credits must be designated ENV or EAS courses.​

 

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