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  • Sustainability Emphasis in Environmental Policy
  • Physics & Astronomy

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.S. Degree in Sustainability - Environmental Policy Emphasis (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    ANTH 317 Collapse (3)
    BIOL 370 Exploring Biology (3)
    CHEM 105 Crime Scene Science (3)
    CHEM 110 Fundamentals of Chemistry (3) and
    CHEM 110L Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab (1) or
    CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3) and
    CHEM 150L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)
    GEOS 115 Physical Geology (4) and
    GEOS 115L Physical Geology Lab (0) or
    GEOS 117 Water, Land, and People (3) and
    GEOS 117L Water, Land and People Lab (1)
    MATH 142 Pre-Calculus (4)
    PHYS 140 Introduction to Sustainability (3)

    Requirements

    PHYS 469 Internship (1-12) must be taken for a minimum of three credits and a maximum of six credits will count toward the emphasis. Select at least 30 credits from the list of courses below. The credits cannot overlap with the credits counted in the core or restricted electives.

    ANTH 307 Ecological Anthropology (3)
    BIOL 308 Pacific Northwest Ecology (3)
    BIOL 335 Tropical Field Biology (3)
    BIOL 345 Principles of Ecology (4)
    BIOL 455 Wildlife Ecology (4)
    ENGL 407 Big City, Big Impact (3)
    GEOS 115 Physical Geology (4) and
    GEOS 115L Physical Geology Lab (0)
    GEOS 117 Water, Land and People (3) and
    GEOS 117L Water, Land and People Lab (1)
    GEOS 305 Oceanography (3)
    GEOS 330 Elementary Meteorology (3)
    GEOS 340 Economic and Environmental Geology (3)
    GEOS 405 Geographic Information Systems (3)
    GEOS 415 Reading Geochemical Fingerprints (3)
    HIST 373 Monsoon Asia: People and the Environment (3)
    HIST 379 Environmental History (3)
    HIST 469 Internship (1-12)
    HIST 497 Independent Study (1-3)
    PHYS 469 Internship (1-12)
    POL 345 Environmental Politics (3)
    PSCI 378 Energy and the Environment (3)
    PSY 324 Environmental Psychology (3)
    SOC 319 Society and the Environment (3)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must take HIST 379 and/or CHEM 340. Students must take four courses selected from ANTH 307, CM 327, GEOS 335, HIST 379, POL 345, PSY 324 or SOC 319. Students must take three courses selected from BIOL 346, CHEM 304, GEOS 305, GEOS 330 or PSCI 378.

    ANTH 307 Ecological Anthropology (3)
    BIOL 346 An Ecological Perspective (3)
    CHEM 304 The Environment and You (3)
    CM 327 Sustainability in the Built Environment (3)
    GEOS 305 Oceanography (3)
    GEOS 330 Elementary Meteorology (3)
    GEOS 335 Environmental Geography and Conservation (3)
    HIST 379 Environmental History (3)
    POL 345 Environmental Politics (3)
    PSCI 378 Energy and the Environment (3)
    PSY 324 Environmental Psychology (3)
    SOC 319 Society and the Environment (3)