CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2018  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Science (Interdisciplinary), BS


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Total number of hours for program: 120.

Liberal Studies (42 hours)


Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Major Requirements (71 hours)


A “C”  grade or higher is required in all courses in the major. Students must have a course plan of guided electives approved by their Environmental Science advisor prior to 45 credits from their intended graduation date.

The major requires 71 hours as follows:

Environmental Health


Choose one from the following list:

Environmental Policy


Choose one from the following list:

Advanced Study in the Environmental Sciences


Student must obtain approval of a degree plan from the ES committee prior to pursuing Advanced Study courses. Advanced Study courses must not duplicate Foundations courses.

A. Quantitative Methods


Choose one from the following list:

B. Advanced Environmental Sciences


i. Field & Natural Environmental Science


Choose one from the following list:

C. Guided Electives


Guided elective courses may not duplicate other degree requirements. Choose 16 hours of 300-400-level courses that meet any of the following three options:

  1. Any courses listed in the Foundations or in Advanced Study categories not used to fulfill the category requirement can be used as guided electives:
  2. Any 300-or-higher courses approved by your advisor can be used as guided electives
  3. Any course from the list below can be used as guided electives:

D. General Electives Hours (7-19 hours)


General electives (7-19 hours, depending on the number of hours in the major that double count for Liberal Studies) are required to complete the program.

To satisfy general university degree requirements, students must take at least 30 hours at the junior-senior level at WCU.

Visit the department’s website at http://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/casdepts/gnr/esmht/ to view the eight-semester curriculum guide.

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