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Environmental Science and Studies

Introductory Course:

  • ENV 101. Introduction to Environmental Studies

One introductory-level majors sequence in the Natural Sciences:

  • BIO 111, 112. General Biology I, II
  • CHE 111, 112. General Chemistry I, II
  • PHY 111, 112. General Physics I, II

 

Three additional science courses:

  • BIO 104. Ecology of the Chesapeake Bay or BIO 206. Ecology (if taken BIO 111, 112)
  • CHE/ENV 110. Chemistry of the Environment or CHE/ENV  210. Environmental Chemistry (if taken CHE 111, 112)
  • PHY/ENV 140. Exploring the Solid Earth or PHY/ENV 141 Atmosphere, Ocean, and Environment or PHY 340. Earth and Planetary Systems Studies (if taken PHY 111, 112)

 

Math course:

  • MAT 109. Statistics

Social Science and Humanities Classes:

  • ECN 117. Introduction to Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (or ECN 317. Environmental Economics, if taken ECN 111, 112)
  • PHL 303. Environmental Ethics
At least one additional Humanities or Fine Arts course, chosen from those listed below, is required:
  • CRS 244. A Humanities Perspective on the Chesapeake (if enrolled in the Chesapeake Semester)
  • ART/ENV 241. Environment and Public Art
  • ENG 321. Romanticism
  • ENG 361 or 362. Literary Romanticism in the United States I or II
  • ENG 347. American Environmental Writing
  • PHL 310. Philosophy of Science
At least two additional Social Science courses, chosen from those listed below, is required.
  • ANT/ENV 107. Introduction to Environmental Archaeology
  • ANT/ENV 137. Cultures and Environments of the Chesapeake
  • CRS 242. The Social Science of an Estuary (if enrolled in the Chesapeake Semester)
  • ECN/ENV 317. Environmental Economics
  • ECN/ENV 318. Natural Resource Economics
  • EDU 311. World Geography
  • POL/ENV 335. Environmental Politics
  • POL 375. International Political Economy
  • SOC/ENV 370. Environmental Sociology

 

Two upper level ENV courses 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