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Environmental Studies

Science Focus Requirements

Core Required and Prerequisite Courses

  • ENVS 030 or 040 or 090 (1)
  • ENVS 201 Environmental Science (4)
  • ENVS 202 Environmental Governance (4)
  • ENVS 230 GIS (4)
  • BIOL 210/211 Principles of Biology (4+4)
  • BIOL 285 Principles of Ecology (5)
  • CHEM 210/211 General Chemistry (4+4)
  • ECON 210 Principles of Economics (4)
  • ECON 341 Environmental Economics (4) or ECON 342 Natural Resource Economics (4)
  • ENVS 460 Senior Capstone I: Environmental Research Methods (4)
  • ENVS 470 Senior Capstone II: Environmental Project (4)

Highly recommend any student interested in graduate school take MATH 140 Statistics (3) and MATH 170 Calculus I (5)

Social Science and Humanities Electives – must take one course

  • ECON 341 Environmental Economics (4)*
  • ECON 342 Natural Resource Economics (4)*
  • ENGL 304 Environmental Lit (3)
  • ENVS/ANTH 203 Human Adaptive Strategies (4)
  • ENVS/SOAN 250 Environmental Sociology (4)
  • ENVS 300 Topics in Environmental Policy (3)
  • ENVS 304 Climate Change (3)
  • ENVS 325 Environmental Law and Regulation (4)
  • ENVS 357 Environmental Communication and Advocacy (4)

Science Electives – must take 2 courses (7 credits minimum)

  • BIOL 260 Plant Diversity and Ecology (4)
  • BIOL 380 Marine Ecology (4)
  • BIOL 330 Insect Biology (4)
  • BIOL 350 Woody Plants (4)
  • BIOL 385 Plant Systematics (5)
  • BIOL 410 Animal Behavior (4)
  • CHEM 321/322 Organic Chemistry (4/4)
  • CHEM 335 Quantitative Analysis (4)
  • CHEM 350/351 Inorganic Chemistry (4/4)
  • ENVS 302 Shoreline Ecology – OCE (3)
  • ENVS 306 Fire History of the Cascades – OCE (3)
  • ENVS 360 Forest Ecology and Management (4)
  • ENVS 380 Conservation Biology (4)
  • ENVS 440 Epidemiology (3)
  • ENVS 450 Environmental Health (3)
  • ENVS 480 Independent Study (1-5)
  • ENVS 487 Internship (2-5)
  • ENVS 490 Independent Research or Thesis (2-5)
  • PHYS 325 Computational Physics (3)

* ECON 341 or 342 taken as an elective must be different from the one taken for the core Some substitutions allowed by permission of the ENVS Coordinator

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