Applied Environmental Science, Emphasis

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Area of Emphasis

NRE 111 Bison image Living Systems4
Select one of the following:3-4
Energy
College Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
CIT 260Instrumentation3
IST 264Technology Foundations3
NRE 320Nature Enviro Problems3
NRE 321Resol Environ Problems3
NRE 435Biomonitoring4
NRE 322Assess I: Terrestrial Systems4
NRE 425Water Policy and Regulations3
Select one of the following:4
ES Internship
ES Senior Capstone (Senior Project)
Total Credit Hours34-35

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 Mortarboard Icon - Milestone course: a key success marker for your major. See your advisor to discuss the importance of this course in your plan of study.

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree is an integrated program requiring math, communication, and environmental studies courses and basic science courses from Geology, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics departments. The integrated coverage of broad topics prepares students for the complex problems facing a modern world. Areas of Emphasis help focus student efforts toward individual goals and interests with consideration to obtaining rewarding careers in the fields of environmental science or conservation or pursuing advanced studies. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
IST 150 Spreadsheet & Database Prin 3
NRE 120 Bison image Discussions in Envrion Science 3
MTH 140 Cap graduation image Applied Calculus 3
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition 3
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
CMM 103 Fund Speech-Communication 3
BSC 120 Bison image
or NRE 111 Bison image
Principles of Biology
or Living Systems
4
GLY 200 Bison image The Dynamic Earth 3
GLY 210L Bison image Earth Materials Lab 1
NRE 220 Bison image Human Dimensions of Nat Res 3
 Credit Hours14
Second Year
First Semester
CHM 211 Bison image  Cap graduation image Principles of Chemistry I 3
CHM 217 Bison image  Cap graduation image Principles of Chem Lab I 2
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition 3
Core II Fine Arts 3
Core II Social Science (M/I) 3
Free Elective 1
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
CHM 212 Bison image Principles Chemistry II 3
Select one of the following: 3-4
Energy  
College Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
 
CHM 218 Bison image Principles of Chem Lab II 2
NRRM 200 Analytical Methods: Statistics 4
IST 264 Technology Foundations 3
 Credit Hours15-16
Third Year
First Semester
NRE 323 Assessment II: Aquatic Ecology 4
NRE 423 GIS and Data Systems 3
CIT 260 Instrumentation 3
NRE 320 Nature Enviro Problems 3
Core II Humanities (WI) 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
NRE 322 Assess I: Terrestrial Systems 4
NRE 321 Resol Environ Problems 3
NRE 490 ES/NRRM Capstone Prep 3
Major Elective 3
Major Elective 3
 Credit Hours16
Fourth Year
First Semester
NRE 425 Water Policy and Regulations 3
Major Elective 3
Major Elective 3
Major Elective 3
Writing Intensive 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
NRE 470
or NRE 491 Bison image
ES Internship
or ES Senior Capstone
3
NRE 435 Biomonitoring 4
Major Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours120-121