This Emphasis allows students to design a curriculum in consultation with an Environment and Sustainability advisor and with the approval of the Environment and Sustainability Council. A minimum of 57 credits is required including the 39-credit Standard Major.
|ENVS 100||Introduction to Environment and Sustainability (GT-SS2)||3|
|ENVS 200||Writing the Environment||3|
|ENVS 301||Science of Sustainability and Resilience||3|
|ENVS 350||U.S. and Western Environmental Politics||3|
|ENVS 390||Environmental Monitoring||4|
|ENVS 400||Applied Sustainability||3|
|ENVS 410||Environmental Ethics||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Global Environmental Policy|
|Water Policy and Politics|
|Seminar in Water Topics|
|Required Supporting Courses|
|BIOL 130||Environmental Biology||3|
|BIOL 135||Environmental Biology Laboratory||1|
|PHYS 125||Energy and the Environment||3|
|ECON 215||Environmental Economics||3|
|One of the following:||1|
|This Is The Headwaters|
|And one of the following:||3|
|Statistics for Business and Economics|
|Statistical Thinking (GT-MA1)|
|Probability and Statistics|
|Quantitative Research Methods|
Proposals for an Individualized Contract should be developed before the second semester of the junior year, and applicants must have a minimum of a 3.200 GPA in the major and a 3.000 overall GPA. Consult an Environment and Sustainability advisor for details.
Capstone Course Requirement
The following course in the Environment and Sustainability Major fulfills the capstone course requirement: Applied Sustainability.
Undergraduate programs require a minimum of 120 semester credits for graduation. Of those 120 credits, 40 credits must be in upper-division courses (those marked 300 and above). Fifteen of these 40 upper-division credits must be earned in courses that are part of the standard or comprehensive major program being pursued.
Students are expected to review all graduation requirements, which can be found in the Western Undergraduate Catalog: Graduation Requirements.