Dec 08, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School for the Environment Requirements for Bachelor of Science


Course reuse:

Students must fulfill the course requirements for all declared programs. Courses may be reused between programs with the following restrictions:

  • For students who elect a double major in or outside of the School for the Environment, no more than two courses at the 300-level or above may be used toward the fulfillment of both majors.
  • For students who elect a minor in or outside of the School for the Environment, no more than one course at the 300-level or above may be used toward the fulfillment of both the major and the minor.

General Education


See General Education  for an overview for the curriculum including how to search for courses that meet general education categories .

Verbal Reasoning and Expression


Composition I is waived if a student transfers in Composition II.
Both courses are waived for students transferring in 90 or more credits.

Students in the Honors College  will fulfill this requirement with Honors English 101 or 102.

Critical Analysis


  • First Year Seminar
  • Intermediate Seminar

Students transferring in 30 or more credits do not have to complete a first year seminar.
Students transferring in 90 or more credits do not have to complete either requirement.

Students in the Honors College  will fulfill the first year seminar requirement with HONORS 101 - Honors First-year Seminar  and HONORS 210G - Honors Intermediate Seminar .

Writing Proficiency


Students must complete either a portfolio or a timed written exam. This requirement should be completed when a student has earned between 60 and 75 credits.

See Writing Proficiency  for more information.

Quantitative Reasoning


Complete one of the following:

QR may be waived by completion of higher level MATH  courses.

Distribution Areas


  • One Arts (AR)
  • One Humanities (HU)
  • Two Social and Behavioral Science (SB)
  • One Natural Sciences (NS)
  • Three Natural Sciences (NS) or Math/Technology (MT)
  • One World Languages (WL)* or World Cultures (WC)

* The World Languages requirement is fulfilled by completion of the second semester elementary-level (102) course in a foreign language or higher OR by completion of an intensive elementary-level foreign language course.

Diversity Areas


  • One United States Diversity
  • One International Diversity

Students transferring in 60 or more credits may complete this requirement with one diversity course in either area.