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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science Major (BA)

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Program Declaration

At time of admission to the University or by completion of an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form .

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete at least 35 credits from twelve courses including three introductory courses, two designated skills courses, two 200-level natural science electives, one 200-level social science elective, three track courses, and one capstone.

Track: Students must choose from one of five major tracks: Earth and hydrological sciences, environmental policy and management, environmental science (general), and marine science.

Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major.
Residency: At least five environmental science courses used for the major must be completed at UMass Boston.

Course Requirements

Designated Skills Courses (7 Credits)

Complete two from below.

200-Level Natural Science Electives (6 to 8 Credits)

Complete two from below.

Major Track (9 Credits)

Complete three courses from one of the tracks below.


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