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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:

  • BIO 309. Marine and Estuarine Biology 
  • BIO 310. Microbial Ecology 
  • BIO 328. Behavioral Ecology
  • CHE 201. Organic Chemistry
  • CHE 301. Analytical Chemistry
  • CHE 310. Green and Sustainable Chemistry
  • ENV/BIO 221. The Bermuda Environment (summer course)
  • ENV 302. Wildlife and Conservation Techniques
  • ENV 313. Wetlands Ecology
  • ENV 294/394. Special Topics (with approval of the Chair) 

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)
    • CRS 246 Integrated Ecosystem Management (for students enrolled in The Chesapeake Semester)

Junior and Senior Seminar - (1 credit)

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