APPLY! REQUEST

Earth Systems Sustainability Major

REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE

WITH A MAJOR IN EARTH SYSTEMS SUSTAINABILITY

 

Course                                                                                                                              Credit

  1. General Education Component ……………......................................41

For general education requirements and additional requirements for UNA students, refer to Academic Procedures and Requirements.

Earth Systems Sustainability majors must complete:*

Earth Science/Physical Geology (ES 131) or Earth Science/Earth Systems (ES 133)……..4

Principles of Macroeconomics (EC 251)………............................................3

EC 252 Principles of Macroeconomics (EC 252) ....…...........................…….3

Calculus for Business and Life Sciences (MA 112.…….…............................3

Principles of Biology (BI 111 and BI 111 )............................................…4

Principles of Biology (BI 112 and BI 112 L)……..……..................................4

Computer Science (CS 135 or higher) .............…...........................……....3

Additional Courses from among any course listed in Arts and Sciences

Area V elective courses or any UNA elective courses to bring total to 16  ____

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  1. Major Core Requirements:

Sustainable Earth (ES 247 proposed course)……….…..........................…...4

Environmental Systems (ES 251) proposed course……………………………………..4

Technology and the Environment (ES 375)..…………………………………………….…..3

Earth: Sustainable Resources (ES 348 proposed)….…………………………………….4

Hydrogeology  (ES 488)…………….……………………………….............……………….…….3

Topics in Earth Science (ES 480-481)…………………………..…………....………………..4

Senior Capstone Research (ES 489 proposed) ……………..…………………………….3

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  1. Prescribed Supporting Courses:

Map and Interpretation or Aerial Photography (GE 225)…………………………….3

Environmental Regulations (CH 465) approval of Department Chair…………..3

Geographic Information Systems (GE384)……………………………………….....……...4

Economic Geography  (EC 321 or GE321………………………………………….....….....3

Ecology (BI 421)…...……………………………………………………………………….................4

Aquatic Ecology (BI 423) ……………...…………………………………………...............……4

Occupational Safety and Health (IH 301)……………………..……........................3

Choose one block of courses: ……………………………………………........…………….....8

General Physics (PH 241) and General Physics (PH 242)

General Chemistry CH 111 and CH 111 L and General Chemistry CH 112 and CH 112 L                       

Choose two courses:………………………………………………………………………...............6

Comparative Government and Politics (PS 302)

World Politics (PS 303)

Introduction to Public Policy (PS 412)                                                ________

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  1. Earth Systems Sustainability Minor:

General Biology (BI 111 and B111 L……………………………………………………........…4

Earth Science/Physical Geology (ES 131)  or Earth Science/Earth Systems (ES 133)……4                      

Sustainable Earth…………………………………………………………………………................…4

Environmental Systems (ES 251)……………………………………..…...............……...4

Earth: Sustainable Resources (ES 348)…………………………….…...............……..4

Choose one course:…………………………………………………................….……………….3

ES 375  Technology and the Environment                                                                            

GE 384  Geographic Information Systems                                            _________

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