Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

BS Requirements Environmental Science (Pending BOR Approval)

ENGL 1101

Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

Composition II

3

TCOM 2010

Technical Writing

3

MATH 1113

Pre-calculus

4

MATH 2253

Calculus I

4

MATH 2260

Probability and Statistics

3

SPCH 2400

Public Speaking

2

STS 2400

Science, Technology, and Society

2

Area C Group 1

Take One Course from the Literature Group

3

Area C Group 2

Take One Course from the Art and Culture Group

3

Area E Group 1

American Context

3

Area E Group 2

World History

3

Area E Group 3

Behavioral Science

3

Area E Group 4

Cultures and Societies

3

SPSU 1001

Hitchhikers Guide to SPSU

1

ENV 2100K

Introduction to Environmental Science

4

BIOL 3300K

Ecology

4

CHEM 2511K

Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 2512K

Organic Chemistry II

4

PHYS 1111

Introductory Physics I

3

PHYS 1111L

Introductory Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 1112

Introductory Physics II

3

PHYS 1112L

Introductory Physics II Lab

1

BIOL 2107K

Biological Principles I

4

BIOL 2108K

Biological Principles II

4

ENV 2200K

Geology

4

POLS 3401

Environmental Law and Policy

3

STS 4300

Environmental Ethics

3

ENV 3000

Environmental Science Seminar

1

Track Requirement: Take one of the tracks described below.

35 hours

Degree Program Total

121

General Environmental Science Track Requirements

CHEM 2511K

Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 2512K

Organic Chemistry II

4

CHEM 3150K

Environmental Chemistry

4

BIOL 4200K

Zoology

4

BIOL 4440K

Plant Biology (to be changed from Botany)

4

ENV 3100K

Soil and Water Science

4

ENV 4120

Senior Project

3

Free Electives

8

Environmental Chemistry Track Requirements

MATH 2254

Calculus II

4

CHEM 2511K

Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 2512K

Organic Chemistry II

4

CHEM 3150K

Environmental Chemistry

4

CHEM 3100K

Analytical Chemistry

4

CHEM 3300K

Instrumental Analysis

4

ENV 4120

Senior Project

3

 

Students must take 2 Electives from following courses (7 Credits):

 

ENV 3150K

Environmental Toxicology

4

CHEM 3200K

Atmospheric Chemistry

4

CHEM 4111K

Physical Chemistry I

4

BIOC 3111K

Biochemistry I

4

ENV 3100K

Soil and Water Science

4

BIOL 3250K

Ecosystem Ecology

4

BIOL 3100K

Microbiology

4

ENV 3350

Oceanography

3

SYS 4200

History of Environmentalism

3

ENV 4000K

Wetlands and Mitigation

4

BIOL 3500

Biostatistics

3

ENV 4500

Environmental Science Internship

3

Environmental Biology Track Requirements

CHEM 2511K

Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 2512K

Organic Chemistry II

4

BIOL 4200K

Zoology

4

BIOL 4440K

Plant Biology (to be changed from Botany)

4

ENV 3100K

Soil and Water Science

4

SURV 2110

Introduction to Mapping

4

ENV 4120

Senior Project

3

 

Students must take 2 Electives from following courses (7 Credits):

 

ENV 3450

Conservation Biology

3

ENV 3250

Natural Resource Management

3

ENV 3150K

Environmental Toxicology

4

BIOL 3250K

Ecosystem Ecology

4

ENV 3150K

Wetlands and Mitigation

4

BIOC 3111K

Biochemistry

4

BIOL 3100K

Microbiology

4

BIOL 3650

Marine Biology

3

BIOL 3600

Freshwater Biology

3

BIOL 3700K

Ichthyology

4

ENV 3350

Oceanography

4

STS 4200

History of Environmentalism

3

BIOL 4470

Plant Physiology

3

BIOL 4420K

Animal PHysiology

4

BIOL 3500

Biostatistics

3

ENV 4500

Environmental Science Internship

3

 

Free Electives

0-1

This Degree is pending Board of Regents approval.

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