(127 credit minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
BIOL 200 Concepts in Biology 4
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
CHEM 126A Gen Chemistry Lab II 1
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
BIOL 205 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lecture 3
BIOL 206 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lab 1
Physical Education 1
EVSC 125 Fundamentals of Environmental Sciences 3
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment 3
R460 103 Planet Earth 3
R460 104 Planet Earth Lab 1
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level) Elective 3
CHEM 222 Analytical Chemistry 3
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
R460 206 Env Geology 3
R460 207 Env Geology Lab 1
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
BNFO 135
Programming for Bioinformatics
or Introduction to Computer Science
CHEM 221 Analytical Chemical Methods 2
Select one of the following: 3
 Term Credits18
Third Year
1st Semester
CHEM 360 Environmental Chemistry I 3
Elective (Open GUR) 3
MGMT 390 Principles of Management 3
LIT/HIST/PHIL/STS 300 level 3
Technical Elective 3
Physical Education 1
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
EVSC 375 Environmental Biology 3
R120 380 Field Ecology 3
EVSC 325 Energy and Environment 3
Free Elective 3
CHEM 361 Environmental Chemistry II 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
1st Semester
EVSC 385 Environmental Microbiology 3
EVSC 484 Environmental Analysis 3
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 4
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
EVSC 416 Environmental Toxicology 3
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) 4XX HSS Capstone 3
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits127

Technical Electives

CHEM 244Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 473Biochemistry3
CHEM 231Physical Chemistry I3
Environmental Science
EVSC 385Environmental Microbiology3
EVSC 381Geomorphology3
EVSC 613Environmental Problem Solving3
BIOL 222Evolution3
BIOL 375Conservation Biology3
BIOL 475Ecological Field Methods and Analysis3
R120 330Plant Physiology4
R120 370Plant Ecology3
R120 371Field Study Plant Ecology3
R120 381Ecological History of North Am3
R120 470Field Ecology3
R120 481Marine Biology4
R120 352Genetics3
Civil and Environmental Engineering
CE 342Geology3
Environmental Policy and Sustainability
EPS 312Technology and Policy in Contemporary America3
EPS 313Environmental History and Policy3
EPS 360Ethics and the Environment3
EPS 362Environmental Economics3
EPS 380Policy Issues in the Coastal Environment3
EPS 381Field Techniques and Research3
Geology Courses
R460 331Oceanography3
R460 427Hydrogeology3
MATH 112Calculus II4

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.