Applied Learning Requirement:
To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. in Environmental Studies or the B.S. degree in Environmental Sciences a student must successfully complete one of the following: honors in any science department or EVS 499 (6 credits); directed individual study involving hands-on experience in any science department or EVS 491 (minimum 1 credit); EVS 496 (1 credit); internship (EVS 498 ) at an approved site that provides experience in the profession (minimum 1 credit); practicum (EVS 497 ) at an approved site that provides experience in the profession (minimum 1 credit); formal student teaching experience (e.g. EDN 411 ); completion of senior project (EVS 490 , 1-6 credits).
Requirements for a Major in Environmental Sciences for the B.S. Degree:
63-69 hours total, comprised of the General Core plus option requirements. A student must select one of three options in environmental science: biological, conservation, or physical science. Each option emphasizes broad and comprehensive training in the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and earth science directly related to environmental questions. The B.S. in environmental science prepares students for positions in many diverse scientific areas such as environmental monitoring, pollution abatement, environmental technology development, environmental assessment, and consulting.