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Environmental Science

Core And Major Requirements

Core requirements

Refer to the current UIW Undergraduate Bulletin for fulfilling core curriculum requirements. The major in Environmental Science requires 45 hours of non-credit community service.

Major requirements for Environmental Science B.S. degree

The following requirements serve as a checklist for in-major requirements toward the completion of the B.S. in Environmental Science. Permission for science course substitutions must be made through the Environmental Science Program Chair. Course requirements and degree requirements in the major and core are subject to change.

 

76 semester hours in science as follows:

  1. 20 semester hours in Biology:

Course Code

Course Title

Semesters Offered

BIOL 1402

General Biology for Majors I

All

BIOL 1403

General Biology for Majors II

All

BIOL 3442

Ecology and Laboratory

All

BIOL 3471/3471L

General Microbiology and Lab

All

BIOL 44XX

Advanced Biology Elective

All

 

  1. 8 semester hours in Chemistry:

Course Code

Course Title

Semesters Offered

CHEM 1301

Chemical Principles I

All

CHEM 1302

Chemical Principles II           

All

CHEM 1203L

Chemical Principles Laboratory

All

 

  1. 15 semester hours in Environmental Science:

Course Code

Course Title

Semesters Offered

ENSC 1410

Introduction to Environmental Science

All

ENSC 3410

Research in Soil Conservation and Laboratory

Spring

ENSC 4315

Environmental Science Research

All

ENSC 4460

Research in Water Quality

Fall

 

  1. 8 semester hours in Geology:

Course Code

Course Title

Semesters Offered

GEOL 1401

Physical Geology

Fall

GEOL 3450

Environmental Geology

Spring

 

  1. 4 semester hours in Physics:

Course Code

Course Title

Semesters Offered

PHYS 1301

General Physics I

All

PHYS 1101

General Physics Lab

All

 

 

 

  1. 6 semester hours in Mathematics:

Course Code

Course Title

Semesters Offered

MATH 1304

College Algebra

All

MATH 2303

Introduction to Statistics

All

 

  1. 6 semester hours in Meteorology:

Course Code

Course Title

Semesters Offered

METR 3340

Hydrology

Fall

METR 4315

Air Pollution Meteorology

Spring

           

  1. BIOL/CHEM/GEOL/METR/ENSC Advanced Electives – 9 hours
  2. Elective hours to total degree hours of 120

 Updated 4/21/17, applies to those starting in the Fall 2017 semester