Locations | A - Z Index | Directory | Calendar   Search Icon
University Home » College of College of Graduate Studies

Advising Checklist - Social Science Option

 

Required course work
includes the following (prerequisites listed in italics):

Freshman Year

FALL
ENVS 101 Introduction to Environmental Science (3 cr)
ENVS 102 Field Activities in Environmental Science (1 cr) – ENVS 101 as co-req or pre-req
ENG 102 College Writing and Rhetoric (3 cr) – ENG 101 or equivalent
CORE course in Social Science or Humanities (4 cr)
GEOL 101 Physical Geology (4 cr)

SPRING
CHEM 101 or 111 Principles of Chemistry (4 cr) – CHEM 050 or COMPASS test
MATH 143 Pre-Calculus Algebra & Analytic Geometry (3 cr) - ACT/SAT scores or MATH 108
GEOG 100 Physical Geography (4 cr) 
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2 cr) or Foreign Language course (4 cr)
CORE course in Social Science or Humanities (3 cr)

Sophomore Year

FALL
STAT 251 Statistical Methods (3 cr) – MATH 137 or 143, or 2 years high school Algebra 
POLS 235 Political Science Research Methods and Approaches (3 cr)
or HIST 290 Historian's Craft (3 cr) 
or PHIL 201 Critical Thinking (3 cr)
Social Science or Humanities elective (3 cr)
Social Science or Humanities elective (3 cr)
General Elective (3 cr)

SPRING
BIOL 115 Cells & the Evolution of Life (4 cr) – CHEM 101 or 111 as co-req or pre-req
ENVS 225 International Environmental Issues (3 cr)
Social Science or Humanities elective (3 cr)
Breadth Elective (3 cr)

Many classes listed below for junior and senior years can be chosen from the Breadth and Depth electives. Visit the links at top left for a complete list of these electives. General electives are free electives that can be chosen from the university catalog.

Junior Year

FALL
Breadth elective – ecology (2-4 cr)
Breadth elective – natural resource economics/sociology (3 cr)
Breadth elective – management (2-3 cr)
ENG 309 Adv Prose Writing (3 cr) - ENG 102
or JAMM 428 Environmental Journalism (3 cr) - JAMM 225

SPRING
Breadth elective – history/philosophy/political science (3 cr)
Breadth elective (1-4 cr)
ENVS 400 Seminar (2 cr)
General elective (2-3 cr)

Senior Year

FALL
PHIL 452 Environmental Philosophy (3 cr) – senior standing
ENVS 497 Senior Research (3 cr)
ENG 316 Environmental Writing or ENG 317 Technical Writing (3 cr) – ENG 102 or COMPASS test
Breadth elective (1-4 cr)
Breadth elective (1-4 cr)

SPRING
ENVS 497 Senior Research (1 cr) 
Depth elective (2-3 cr)
Depth elective (3 cr)
Depth elective (2-3 cr)
Depth elective (3 cr)