The Science of the Environment Concentration

Students who choose the Science of the Environment concentration must take 18-19 credit hours of courses for their electives:

Life Science Selection
Select one of the following:4
General Microbiology
and General Microbiology Lab (must be taken concurrently)
Principles Of Ecology
Aquatic Ecology
Biology Of Water Pollution
Restoration Ecology
Global Change Ecology
Conservation Biology
Physical Science Selection
Select one of the following:4
Environmental Chemistry
Our Changing Climate 1
Environmental Geology
Techniques Courses
Select two of the following:7-8
Topics in Biology
Bioanalytical Chemistry
Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
Research Courses
CHE 400ECCE: Undergraduate Research 23
Total Hours18-19

Students must take the four-hour option of ENS 463 to meet concentration credit-hour requirements.


This course should be completed in a collaborative research project that is ongoing between biology and chemistry faculty. Students should consult with their advisor about on-going projects.