Environmental Studies Concentration
All course work applied towards University General Education and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Requirements: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (8 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (31 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
ENVN 2010 Environmental Problems and Solutions (1 hour)
BIOL 1330 Environmental Biology
CHEM 1010/1014 Environmental Chemistry w/lab (4 hours)
GEOL 1010 Environmental Geology
GEOG 1030 Introduction to Physical Geography (5 hours)
Additional 15 hours selected from the curriculum of one of the Environmental Studies options: Analytic, Earth Science, Geography & Planning or Life Science, at http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-arts-and-sciences/environmental-studies/academics/index.php
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
It is highly recommended that students visit personally with the chair of Environmental Studies, Dr. John McCarty to learn more. email@example.com or 402-554-2849.
It is recommended that Environmental Studies students choose a secondary field from one of the other Environmental Studies option areas.
Recommended coursework includes:
At least one course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
BIOL 1450 Biology I (5 hours)
BIOL 1750 Biology II (5 hours)
CHEM 1140/1144 Fundamental of College Chemistry (5 hours)
CHEM 2210/2214 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry (5 hours
ECON 2200 Principles of Micro Economics
ENVN 4600 GIS Applications for Environmental Science
ENVN 4820 Introduction to Environmental Law and Regulation
GEOG 1090 Introduction to Geospatial Sciences (4 hours)
GEOG 3530/3534 Cartography and GIS (4 hours)
PHIL 3180 Environmental Ethics
PHYS 1050/1054 Introduction to Physics (5 hours)
A statistics course
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
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