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:

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

 

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

 

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

 

8 semester hours in Geology

Course Code Course Title Semesters Offered
GEOL 1401 Physical Geology Fall
GEOL 3450 Environmental Geology Spring

 

4 semester hours in Physics

Course Code Course Title Semesters Offered
PHYS 1301 General Physics I All
PHYS 1101 General Physics Lab All

 

6 semester hours in Mathematics

Course Code Course Title Semesters Offered
MATH 1304 College Algebra All
MATH 2303 Introduction to Statistics All

 

6 semester hours in Meteorology

Course Code Course Title Semesters Offered
METR 3340 Hydrology Fall
METR 4315 Air Pollution Meteorology Spring

 

9 hours in BIOL/CHEM/GEOL/METR/ENSC Advanced Electives


Elective hours to total degree hours of 120

 

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