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After graduating with a degree in environmental science from Saint Vincent College, students will be able to:
Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science
Environmental Science Major Requirements (60 credits):ES 150-152 Earth Systems Science and Lab - 4 creditsES 220 Introduction to GIS - 3 credits
Humanities: Choose at least two: (6 credits)EL 111 Green Writing: Literature and the Environment*HI 226 Society and the Environment: the American Experience*PL 217 Environmental Ethics*
Social Science: (6 credits)PS 390 Environmental Law*SO 161 Environmental Administration*
MA 109-110 Calculus I and II* - 8 creditsCH 101–104 General Chemistry I and II and Labs* - 8 creditsCH 216, 218 Quantitative Analysis and Lab - 4 creditsBL 150-153 General Biology I and II and Labs - 8 creditsBL 232, 233 Ecology and Lab - 4 creditsPH 111, 113 General Physics I and Lab - 4 creditsES 301 Senior Research - 2 creditsES 300 and 302 Junior and Senior Seminars - 2 credits
Advanced Environmental Courses(choose 1 lecture/lab) 4 creditsCH 276, 277 Advanced Environmental Chemistry and LabBL 238 239 Aquatic Ecology and Toxicology and LabBL 240 241 Conservation Biology and LabBL 228, 229 Wildlife Biology and LabBL 230 OrnithologyES 230 Energy and the Environment
* Fulfill Core requirements
Electives: 25 credits
Students interested in pursuing graduate degrees should carefully choose electives to meet basic requirements for their chosen program. Students should consult with their academic advisor early in their bachelor’s program.
Requirements for Minor in Environmental Science**** (15-16 credits):
ES 150-152 Earth Systems Science and Lab - 4 creditsBL 232-233 Ecology and Lab*** - 4 creditsCH 216, 218 Quantitative Analysis and Lab*** - 4 credits
Choose one course with lab:(May not count toward major)CH 276 Advanced Environmental Chemistry and Lab*** - 4 creditsBL 238 239 Aquatic Ecology and Toxicology and LabBL 240 241 Conservation Biology and LabBL 228-229 Wildlife Biology and Lab*** - creditsBL 230 Ornithology - 3 creditsES 230 Energy and the Environment 4 credits
*** General Chemistry I and II and/or General Biology I and II are prerequisites for these courses.**** Environmental Science and Environmental Chemistry Majors may not minor in Environmental Science or Environmental Studies.