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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 complete the requirements for the Concentration in Chesapeake Regional Studies

Environmental Studies majors:

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

CRS 244: A Humanities Perspective on the Chesapeake – counts as an elective toward the major, fulfilling the requirement for a one Humanities or Fine Arts 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 by fulfilling the requirement of one Field Application or Practical Learning Course.

CRS 244: A Humanities Perspective on the Chesapeake – counts as an elective toward the Humanities major and counts as a W2 course towards the writing obligation. Also counts as a humanities requirement for the Environmental Studies (B.A.) major.

CRS 246: Interdisciplinary Study of an Estuary: Integration and Action - Counts as an elective towards the Environmental Science (B.S.) degree.