Environmental Studies B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Environmental Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 54

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: To obtain depth of knowledge in an area of focus, students are expected to select a minor or double major from another campus discipline, or work with an Environmental Studies advisor to select or design an Environmental Studies focus area.

General Education Requirements 

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Lower-Division Core Courses24
Environmental Science and Environmental Studies
Chemistry
Math
Biology
Quantitative Skills - Statistics
Upper-Division Core Courses15
Natural Science - Ecology
Policy
Humanities
Social Science
Approved Community Service/Internship Experience
Elective Environmental Studies Courses9
Additional Requirements6
Native American Studies
Additional Science Course
Total Hours54

Lower-Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses. 24 total credits required.

Environmental Science and Environmental Studies

Complete all of the following courses:
ENSC 105NEnvironmental Science3
ENST 201Environmental Info Resources3
ENST 225Sustainable Communities3
ENST 230HNature and Society3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Chemistry

Complete the following course:
CHMY 121NIntroduction to General Chemistry3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Math

Complete the following course:
M 115Probability and Linear Mathematics3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biology

Complete one of the following courses:3
Discover Biology
Principles of Living Systems
Princpls Biological Diversity
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Quantitative Skills - Statistics

Complete one of the following courses:3
Forest Biometrics
Psychological Statistics
Social Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses. 15 total credits required.

Natural Science - Ecology

Complete one of the following courses:3
General Ecology
Applied Ecology
Forest Ecology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Policy

Complete one of the following courses:3
Environmental Politics & Policies
Environmental Law
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Humanities

Complete one of the following courses:3
The Environmental Vision
TEK of Native Peoples
Culture & Agriculture
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Science

Complete one of the following courses:3
Environment Montana: A to Z
Globalization, Justice & Environment
Environmental Justice Issues & Solutions
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Approved Community Service/Internship Experience

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
Cooperative Education/Intern
Supervised Internship (PEAS)
Cooperative Education/Intern
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Environmental Studies Courses

Complete 9 credits of the following courses:9
Rhetoric, Nature, and Environmentalism
Communication, Consumption, and Climate
Economics of the Environment
Int Env Econ & Clim Change
Special Topics/Experimental Courses
Special Topics/Experimental Courses
Independent Study
Seminar/Workshop
Field Study
Earth Ethics
Nature Works
Special Topics/Experimental Courses
Field Studies: Env. Studies
US Environmental Movement
Social Issues:The Mekong Delta
Climate Change: Mekong Delta
Gen Sci: Conservation Education
Environmental Citizenship
Food Justice and Sustainability
Special Topics/Experimental Courses
Independent Study
Study Abroad: Environmental Justice Latin America
Seminar/Workshop
Senior Thesis/Capstone
Sustainable Cities
Ethics of Climate Change
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


Additional Requirements

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses. 6 total credits required.

Native American Studies

Complete one of the following courses:3
TEK of Native Peoples
Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions
Native American Beliefs/Philos
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Science Course

Note: BIOB 170N may only be used to satisfy this requirement if not used to satisfy the introductory Biology requirement.

Complete one of the following courses:3
Princpls Biological Diversity
Rocky Mountain Flora
Weather and Climate
Soils, Water and Climate
Elements of Ecological Restoration
Watershed Hydrology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-