Major in General Science with Specialization in Environmental Interpretation, BS (53-57 credits)

BIO 121 General Biology I 4
BIO 122 General Biology II 4
BIO 200 Integrative Biology
4
STAT 104 Elementary Statistic 3
or
CS 113 Introduction to Computers 3
ESCI 121 Physical Geology 4
Structured Elective Component: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Four courses from the following or other courses in earth science approved by the chair of the Physics and Earth Sciences Department
ESCI 129 Introduction to Meteorology 4
ESCI 178 Planetary Astronomy 4
ESCI 179 Stellar Astronomy 4
ESCI 424 Geomorphology 3
ESCI 450 Environmental Geology 3
Structured Elective Component: Life Sciences
Two courses from the following, selected in consultation with an advisor:
BIO 120 Plants of Connecticut 3
BIO 150 Long Island Sound - Introductory Ecology 4
BIO 230 Natural History 2
BIO 315 Microbial Ecology 4
BIO 322 Vertebrate Zoology 4
BIO 326 Mushrooms, Mosses & More 4
BIO 327 Vascular Plants 4
BIO 405 Ecology 4
BIO 420 Ornithology 4
BIO 421 Marine Invertebrate Biology 4
BIO 425 Aquatic Plant Biology 4
BIO 444 Plant Taxonomy 3
BIO 470 Field Studies in Biology 1-4
BIO 471 International Field Studies in Biology 1-4
BIO 480 Animal Behavior 3
Directed Electives
In lieu of a minor, at least 15 credits, with the advisor's approval, from the following or other courses in any of the natural sciences:
ART 490 Curatorship 3
GEOG 256 Maps & Map Reading 3
GEOG 272 Physical Geography 3
GEOG 276 Elementary Cartography 3
GEOG 433 Issues in Environment Protection 3
GEOG 442 Field Methods in Geography 3
ANTH 150 Introduction to Archaeology 3
ANTH 151 Lab in Introductory Archaeology 1
ANTH 422 Native Americans 3
ANTH 425 Human Ecology 3
SCI 518 Teaching Science in the Out-of-Doors 3

At least 9 credits of the elective component must be from courses in biology, chemistry, physics, and the earth sciences, and must be completed at the 300 level or above. Three credits of internship (SCI 453) are also required.

Note: S. Burns and J. Jarrett are members of the advisory committee for this program.
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