Environmental Studies B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Environmental Studies

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 54

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

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 EVST advisor on selecting or designing an EVST 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 Core15
Natural Science - Ecology
Policy
Humanities
Social Science
Approved Community Service/Internship Experience
Elective Environmental Studies Courses9
Foreign Language Requirement10
Additional Requirements6
Native American Studies
Additional Science Course
Total Hours64

Lower Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses

24 Total Credits Required

Environmental Science and Environmental Studies

Rule: Complete all courses

ENSC 105NEnvironmental Science3
ENST 201Environmental Info Resources3
ENST 225Community & Environment3
ENST 230HNature and Society3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Chemistry

Rule: Complete the following course

CHMY 121NIntroduction to General Chemistry3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Math

Rule: Complete the following course

M 115Probability and Linear Mathematics3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biology

Rule: Complete 1 of the following

Select 3 credits from the following:3
Discover Biology
Principles of Living Systems
Prncpls of Living Systems Lab
Princpls Biological Diversity
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Quantitative Skills - Statistics

Select 3 credits from the following:3
Forest Biometrics
Psychological Statistics
Social Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Core

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses

15 Total Credits Required

Natural Science - Ecology

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

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Policy

Rule: Complete one of the following:

ENST 367Environmental Politics & Policies3
or ENST 382 Environmental Law
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Humanities

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

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Science

Select 3 credits from the following:3
Environment Montana: A to Z
Globalization, Justice & Environment
Environmental Justice Issues & Solutions
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Approved Community Service/Internship Experience

Select 3 credits from the following:3
Cooperative Education/Intern
Supervised Internship (PEAS)
Cooperative Education/Intern
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Environmental Studies Courses

Select 9 credits from the following:9
Rhetoric Nature & Environmtlsm
Comm Consump & 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, Agriculture, Environment
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

Select one of the following:3
TEK of Native Peoples
Ecol Persp in Nat Amer Trad
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.

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

Minimum Required Grade: C-