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General Environmental Sciences Concentration

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences degree program requires completion of the following eight-semester curriculum, including 123 total credits. Students may choose from one of three concentrations: General Environmental Sciences, Urban Sustainability, or Water Resources Management.

General Environmental Sciences Concentration
First Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
ENSC - 145Intro Enviro. Sci. Lecture
3
ENSC - 146Intro Enviro. Sci. Lab
1
CHEM - 111General Chemistry I Lec
3
CHEM - 113General Chemistry I Lab
1
MATH - 113Pre-Calc with Trig
3
ORIN - 101Freshman Orientation
1
IGED - 110Foundation Writing I
3
TOTAL 
15
   
Second Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
BIOL - 101Biological Science Lecture I
3
BIOL - 103Biological Science Lab I
1
CHEM - 112General Chemistry II
3
CHEM - 114General Chemistry II Lab
1
MATH - 114Pre-Cal with Trig II
3
GEOG - 104World Physical Geography
3
IGED - 111Foundation Writing II
3
TOTAL 
17
   
Third Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
APCT - 104Intro to App's of Computers Lec.
2
APCT - 105Intro to App's of Computers Lab
1
CHEM - 231Organic Chemistry I
3
CHEM - 233Experimental Organic Chem I
2
IGED - 130Foundations of Oral Comm.
3
IGED - 140Foundation Ethics
3
TOTAL 
14
   
Fourth Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
ENSC - 250General Ecology Lec.
3
ENSC - 251General Ecology Lab
1
CHEM - 232Organic Chemistry II
3
CHEM - 234Experimental Organic Chem. II
2
MATH - 185Elementary Statistics
3
IGED - 210Discovery Writing
3
TOTAL 
15
   
Fifth Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
ENSC - 352Sustainable Agriculture Lec.
3
ENSC - 353Sustainable Agriculture Lab.
1
CSCI - 490Special Topics in Computer Sci.
3
IGED - 270Discovery Diversity
3
 Elective (300 Level/Above)
3
 Elective (300 Level/Above)
2
TOTAL 
15
Sixth Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
ENSC - 357Urban Sustainability
3
BGMT - 319Business Ethics
3
URST - 335Urban Political Economy
3
IGED - 280Discovery Civics
3
 Elective (300 Level/Above)
3
TOTAL 
15
   
Seventh Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
ENSC - 450Environmental Health Lec.
3
ENSC - 451Environmental Health Lab
1
ENSC - 452Air Pollution Lecture
3
ENSC - 453Air Pollution Lab
1
ENSC - 456Research Methodology
1
GEOG - 470Advanced Desktop GIS
3
URST - 405Urban Policy Analysis
1
IGED - 391Frontier Capstone I
1
TOTAL 
16
   
Eight Semester
COURSE NOCLASSCREDITS
ENSC - 460Climate Change and Carbon Red.
3
ENSC - 461Environment Policy
3
ENSC - 470Senior Project
3
ENSC - 471Internship
3
IGED - 392Frontier Capstone II
2
 Elective 300 (Level/Above)
3
TOTAL 
16
   
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences (General Environmental Sciences Concentration) Degree Program Total
123

Note: A total of 12 credits are required from the following list of directed and free electives.

 
Directed Electives
ENSC - 354Environmental Toxicology Lec
3
ENSC - 355Environmental Toxicology Lab
1
CVEN - 325Hydrology and Hydraulics Lec.
3
CVEN - 327Hydrology and Hydraulics Lab
1
NUFS - 322Nutrition Assessment Lec.
3
NUFS - 323Nutrition Assessment Lab
1
ENSC - 448Environment Field Problems
3
FDSC - 453Food Analysis Lec.
3
FDSC - 455Food Analysis Lab
1
GEOG - 475Urban Enviro. Info. Systems (GIS)
3
ENSC - 459Hydrodynamics and Water Quality
3
Free Electives
ENSC - 359Urban Water Quality Management (Lec/Lab)
4
ENSC - 250Environmental Studies and Sustainability
3
ENSC - 105Environment and Sustainability
3

 

College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

CAUSES Academic Programs

Environmental Science and Urban Sustainability – Tom Kakovitch, Program Director
Health Education - John Slack, Program Director
Nursing – Dr. Pier Broadnax, Program Director
Nutrition and Dietetics - Dr. Prema Ganganna, Program Director
Urban Architecture and Community Planning - Ralph Belton, Program Director


CAUSES Land-grant Programs

Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education – Che' Axum, Director
Center for Sustainable Development – Dr. Dwane Jones, Director
Water Resources Research Institute – Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health - Dr. Lillie Monroe-Lord
Institute of Gerontology - Dr. Elgloria Harrison, Interim Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director


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