University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Connecting Learning to Life
2006-2007

 






Environmental Science - Requirements for the Major

Supporting Courses, 33 credits

  • BIOLOGY 202 Principles of Biology I, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 203 Principles of Biology II, 4 credits
  • CHEM 211 Principles of Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • CHEM 212 Principles of Chemistry II, 5 credits
  • EARTH SC 202 Physical Geology, 4 credits
  • MATH 104 Elementary Functions: Algebra and Trigonometry, 4 credits
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

One of these:

  • POL SCI 101 American Government and Politics, 3 credits
  • POL SCI 202 Introduction to Public Policy, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 34-35 credits

Required core courses, 19 credits:

  • ENV SCI 302 Principles of Ecology, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 303 Conservation of Natural Resources, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 305 Environmental Systems, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 407 Modeling of Environmental Systems, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 454 Remote Sensing and GIS, 4 credits

One of these:

  • ENV SCI 467 Ecological Methods and Analysis, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 492 Practicum in Environmental Science, 3-4 credits

One of these:

  • ENV SCI 460 Resource Management Strategy, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 301 Environmental Politics and Policy, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 378 Environmental Law, 3 credits

Elective courses, 9 credits:

  • ENV SCI 318 Pollution Control, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 320 The Soil Environment, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 323 Pollution Prevention, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 325 Regional Climatology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 328 Principles of Waste Management, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 330 Hydrology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 335 Water and Waste Water Treatment, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 342 Environmental Geology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 363 Plants and Forest Pathology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 405 Aquatic Ecology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 415 Solar and Alternate Energy Systems, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 421 Soils and Geology of Wisconsin Field Trip, 1-3 credits
  • ENV SCI 425 Global Climate Change, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 432 Hydrogeology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 434 Environmental Chemistry, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 435 Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, 1 credit
  • ENV SCI 460 Resource Management Strategy, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 469 Conservation Biology

Students intending to pursue graduate study should include additional course work of at least one year of calculus, at least one year of physics, and upper-level courses in organic chemistry.

Environmental Science Program
Environmental Science Minor Requirements
Course Descriptions