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

BIO 121General Biology I4
BIO 122General Biology II4
BIO 200General Biology III4
STAT 104 Elementary Statistics3
   or

CS 113Introduction to Computers3
ESCI 121Physical Geology4

    
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 129Introduction to Meteorology4
ESCI 178 Planetary Astronomy4
ESCI 179Stellar Astronomy4
ESCI 424Geomorphology3
ESCI 450Environmental Geology3
   

Structured Elective Component: Life Sciences
Two courses from the following, selected in consultation with an advisor:
BIO 120Plants of Connecticut3
BIO 150Long Island Sound - Introductory Ecology4
BIO 315Microbial Ecology4
BIO 322Vertebrate Zoology4
BIO 326Mushrooms, Mosses & More4
BIO 327Vascular Plants4
BIO 405Ecology4
BIO 420Ornithology4
BIO 421Marine Invertebrate Biology4
BIO 425Aquatic Plant Biology4
BIO 444Plant Taxonomy3
BIO 480Animal Behavior3
  

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 490Curatorship3
GEOG 256Maps & Map Reading3
GEOG 272Physical Geography3
GEOG 276Elementary Cartography3
GEOG 433Issues in Environment Protection3
GEOG 442Field Methods in Geography3
ANTH 150Introduction to Archaeology3
ANTH 151Lab in Introductory Archaeology1
ANTH 422Native Americans3
ANTH 425Human Ecology3
SCI 518Teaching Science in the Out-of-Doors3

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.  
powered by finalsite