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Environmental Science and Studies

Academic Requirements (Science)

Introductory course:

  • ENV 101. Introduction to Environmental Studies

Introductory science courses. All of the following are required:

  • BIO 111, 112. General Biology I, II
  • CHE 111, 112. General Chemistry I, II
  • ENV/PHY 141. Atmosphere, Ocean, and Environment

Math course:

  • MAT 109. Statistics or MAT 201. Differential Calculus

Upper level environmental science courses. All of the following are required:

  • BIO 206. Ecology
  • CHE/ENV 210. Environmental Chemistry
  • ENV 311: Field Methods in Environmental Science
  • ENV 312: Watershed Biogeochemistry

At least two elective science courses selected from the list below:

*(prerequisites beyond BIO 111, 112 and CHE 111, 112 are given in parentheses)

  • BIO 203 Microbiology
  • BIO 211 Plant Biology
  • BIO 309 Marine and Estuarine Biology (200-level BIO)
  • BIO 310 Microbial Ecology (200-level BIO)
  • BIO 409/CHE 309 Biochemistry (CHE 202)
  • PHY 201 Electronics (PHY 112)
  • PHY 204 Modern Physics (no lab; MAT 203 and PHY 112)
  • CHE 201 Organic Chemistry
  • CHE 301 Analytical Chemistry
  • CHE 310 Green and Sustainable Chemistry (no lab; CHE 201)
  • CHE 311 Inorganic Chemistry (co-requisite CHE 305)

 

Integrative courses:

  • ECN 117. Introduction to Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • One upper level ENV course chosen from the following:
  • ENV/BIO 221. The Bermuda Environment (summer course)
  • ENV 222. Summer Environmental Studies in Ecuador
  • ENV 314. Energy and the Environment
  • ENV 294, 394. Special Topics (with approval of the Chair)

Junior and Senior Seminar - (non-credit bearing)

  • ENV 392. Environmental Studies Junior Seminar
  • ENV 491. Environmental Studies Senior Seminar