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Environment & Society

Courses

This is a four course, 16 credit, semester-long program that engages a select group of students each fall. The four courses will be offered out of the Chesapeake Regional Studies concentration. You will receive four different grades based on assessments, essays, participation, and a final project. The final project is designed to cover the entire semester and will comprise a substantial part of your grade.

The four interdisciplinary courses span the three academic divisions of the college:

How the Courses Count

 

These courses, joined by one other approved course, complete the requirements for the Concentration in Chesapeake Regional Studies. (See Course Catalog for approved list of courses.)

Environmental Studies majors:

CRS 242: The Social Science of an Estuary – counts as an elective toward the major, fulfilling the requirement for a Social Science course.

CRS 244: A Humanities Perspective on the Chesapeake – counts as an elective toward the major, fulfilling the requirement for a Humanities course.

Distribution and other majors:

CRS 240: The Natural Science of an Estuary—counts as an elective toward the Natural Science distribution requirement. (Cannot be paired with BIO 104.)

CRS 242: The Social Science of an Estuary – counts as an elective toward the anthropology major and can be used with one of the two anthropology introductory courses to fulfill the Social Sciences distribution requirement.

CRS 244: A Humanities Perspective on the Chesapeake – counts as an elective toward the Humanities major and counts as a writing intensive course towards the writing obligation.