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Depth Electives - Physical Science Option


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ENVS requires 20 credits of course work in Depth electives, including all of the courses from at least two of the following areas:

1) Water (take 4 of 7 classes below)
BAE 450 Environmental Hydrology (3 cr) – calculus
ENVS 446 Drinking Water & Human Health (3 cr)
FOR 462 Watershed Science & Management (3 cr) – MATH 143 or 160, physics
GEOL 309 Ground Water (3 cr) – GEOL 101, MATH 143
GEOL 410 Techniques of Ground Water Study (3 cr) – GEOL 309
GEOL 464 Geochemistry of Natural Waters (3 cr) – CHEM 111
HYDR 412 Environmental Hydrogeology (3 cr)

2) Chemistry
MMBB 380 Intro to Biochemistry (4 cr) - CHEM 111, 277
CHEM 418 Environmental Chemistry (3 cr) – CHEM 253 and CHEM 275 or 277
CHEM 454 Instrumental Analysis (4 cr) - CHEM 253, 305, 306
FST 409 Principles of Environmental Toxicology (3 cr) – BIOL 102 or 112, CHEM 111 and 275

3) Hazardous Waste
CHE J470/J570 Hazardous Waste Management (3 cr) - STAT 301
or BAE J433/J533 Bioremediation (3 cr) - MATH 170, BIOL 115
or MET 406 Treatment Techniques for Recycled Waste (3 cr) - senior standing
CHE J480/J580 Engineering Risk Assessment (3 cr) - BIOl 100 or 201, STAT 301
FST 409 Principles of Environmental Toxicology (3 cr) - BIOL 102 or 112, CHEM 111 and 275

4) Geology
GEOL 335 Geomorphology (3 cr) - GEOL 101, GEOG 100
GEOL 361 Geology and the Environment (3 cr) - GEOL 101
GEOL 423 Principles of Geochemistry (3 cr) - GEOL 101 or 111, CHEM 112
GEOL 464 Geochemistry of Natural Waters (3 cr) - CHEM 111

5) Statistics
GEOE 428 Geostatistics (3 cr) - STAT 301
STAT 401 Statistical Analysis (3 cr) - STAT 251
STAT 422 Sampling Methods (2 cr) - STAT 251

6) Mathematics
MATH 175 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (4 cr) - MATH 170
MATH 275 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III (3 cr) - MATH 175
MATH 310 Ordinary Differential Equations (3 cr) - MATH 175
MATH 330 Linear Algebra (3 cr) - MATH 160 or 170

7) Soils
SOIL 415 Soil & Environmental Physics (3 cr) – SOIL 205, 206, PHYS 111 
SOIL 422 Environmental Soil Chemistry (3 cr) – SOIL 205, 206, CHEM 112 or 113
SOIL 454 Soil Develpoment & Classification (3 cr) – SOIL 205 and 206

8) Economics and Management
BUS 378 Project Management (3 cr)
ECON 385 Environmental Economics (3 cr) - ECON 202 or 272 
ENVS 428 Pollution Prevention (3 cr)
GEOG WS444 Environmental Assessment (4 cr)

9) GeoSpatial Tools
FOR or REM 472 Remote Sensing of the Environment (3 cr)
GEOG 385 GIS Primer (3 cr)
GEOG 424 Hydr Applications of GIS & Remote Sensing (3 cr)
GEOG 483 Remote Sensing/GIS Integration (3 cr)