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Courses for a Degree in Environmental Science

In addition to a focus on environmental science courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Environmental Science Courses:

  • Biology I + Lab
  • Biology II + Lab
  • Chemistry I + Lab
  • Chemistry II + Lab
  • Physics
  • Principles of Environmental Science + Lab
  • Microclimatology + Lab
  • Environmental Chemistry + Lab
  • General Ecology + Lab
  • Freshwater Aquatic Systems + Lab
  • Environmental Microbiology + Lab
  • Coastal Systems + Lab
  • Environmental Human Ecology
  • Research Methods
  • GIS & Remote Sensing + Lab
  • Electives

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology