Environmental Science/Natural Resources Requirements

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

BIO-1210

Introduction to Biology

4

__________

BIO-2340

Fundamentals of Ecology

4

__________

CHE-1031

General Chemistry I

4

__________

ENV-1050

Introduction to Earth Science

4

__________

ENV-1110

Introduction to Environmental Problems

13

__________

ENV-2210

Current Topics in Science

1

__________

ENV-3030

Water Resources

3

__________

ENV-3040

Energy and Mineral Resources

3

__________

ENV-4730

Senior Seminar

3

__________

Subtotal

 

29

 

Electives (Select five of the following)

BIO-4220

Wildlife Ecology and Management

4

__________

ENV-3010

Land Use Planning

3

__________

ENV-3020

Environmental Law

3

__________

ENV-3130

Environmental Geology

4

__________

ENV-3150

Toxic and Solid Waste Management

3

__________

ENV-3160

Coastal and Marine Resources

3

__________

ENV-3220

Environmental Interpretation

3

__________

ENV-3230

National Parks and Wilderness Management

3

__________

ENV-3240

Fundamentals of Soil Science

4

__________

ENV-3250

Meteorology/Climatology

4

__________

ENV-3310

Applications in GIS

4

__________

ENV-4010

Global Environmental Issues

3

__________

ENV-4020

Remote Sensing

4

__________

ENV-4810

Environmental Internship

6

__________

GEY-3120

Field Geology

4

__________

Subtotal

 

15-22

 

Additional Requirements

ECO-2020

Macroeconomics

3

__________

ECO-3010

Environmental Economics

3

__________

PHI-1040

Introduction to Ethics OR

 

 

POS-3050

Environmental Ethics and Politics

3

__________

POS-1020

American Politics and Government OR

 

 

POS-1010

Introduction to Political Science

3

__________

Subtotal

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

56-63

 

Students are encouraged, but not required, to complete an internship. Recent placements have included the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, U.S. Soil Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Vermont Youth Corps, Vermont State Legislature, regional planning commissions, and various state and national parks.