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B.S. Degree - Major in Environmental Studies

Twenty-eight semester hours including the following:

  1. ENV 1101 and 1301, 3314, and 43C1.
  2. At least three semester hours from each group:
    1. Social Science--three hours from ENV 2376, 3300, 3320, 4307, 4310, 4350, or 4393.
    2. Ecology--three hours from ENV 2407, 3306, or 4450.
    3. Pollution--three hours from ENV 2375, 3333, 3387, 4344, 4349, or 4370.
  3. At least one semester hour of laboratory from ENV 2175, 3106, 3133, 4287, or by taking ENV
    2407 (with lab), or ENV 4450 (with lab).
  4. At least 3 semester hours of research, internship, team project, thesis, or field studies from:
    ENV 3301, 3V90, 4V90, 4V93, (4199 and 4299) 4302, 4315, 4332, 4394, 4613, 4680.
  5. Five semester hours of additional environmental studies electives (for the minimum of 28
    semester hours required for the major).
  6. Note: At least fifteen semester hours of the entire environmental studies major must be "3000" -
    "4000" level courses. No more than six hours total of the following research, internship, thesis
    or project courses may be applied to the major: ENV 3301, ENV 3V90, 4V50, 4V90, 4V93,
    (4199 and 4299), 4302, 4332, 4394.

Required courses in other fields:

  1. At least three hours from: any STA, ECO 1305, 2306, GEO 1401, 1402, 1403, 1405, 1408.
  2. All the major requirements and general education requirements for a B.S. in another department
    in the University.


Students completing Natural World (BIC 2437 and 2447) in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core may
receive credit toward the major for ENV 1301 and 5 hours of lower level ENV electives.


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