Environmental Studies B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Environmental Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 52

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

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 Courses

25

Environmental Science and Environmental Studies

Chemistry

Math

Biology

Quantitative Skills - Statistics

Upper-Division Core Courses

12

Natural Science - Ecology

Policy

Humanities

Social Science

Approved Community Service/Internship Experience

Elective Environmental Studies Courses

9

Additional Requirements

6

Native American Studies

Additional Science Course

Total Hours

52


Lower-Division Core Courses

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

Environmental Science and Environmental Studies

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ENSC 105N

Environmental Science

3

ENST 201

Environmental Info Resources

3

ENST 225S

Sustainable Communities

3

ENST 230H

Nature and Society

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Chemistry

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

CHMY 121N

Introduction to General Chemistry

4

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Math

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

M 115

Probability and Linear Mathematics

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Biology

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

BIOB 101N

Discover Biology

BIOB 160N

Principles of Living Systems

BIOB 170N

Princpls Biological Diversity

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Quantitative Skills - Statistics

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

FORS 201

Forest Biometrics

PSYX 222

Psychological Statistics

SOCI 202

Social Statistics

STAT 216

Introduction to Statistics

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

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

Natural Science - Ecology

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

BIOE 370

General Ecology

ENSC 360

Applied Ecology

FORS 330

Forest Ecology

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Policy

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ENST 367

Environmental Politics & Policies

ENST 382

Environmental Law

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Humanities

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ENST 335L

The Environmental Vision

ENST 410

TEK of Indigenous Peoples

ENST 430

Culture & Agriculture

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Science

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ENST 310

Environment Montana: A to Z

ENST 487

Globalization, Justice & Environment

ENST 489S

Environmental Justice Issues & Solutions

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Approved Community Service/Internship Experience

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:

3

ENSC 398

Cooperative Education/Intern

ENST 396

Supervised Internship (PEAS)

ENST 398

Cooperative Education/Intern

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Environmental Studies Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 9 credits of the following courses:

9

COMX 347

Rhetoric, Nature, and Environmentalism

COMX 349

Communication, Consumption, and Climate

ECNS 433

Economics of the Environment

ECNS 445

Int Env Econ & Clim Change

ENSC 391

Special Topics/Experimental Courses

ENSC 491

Special Topics/Experimental Courses

ENSC 492

Independent Study

ENSC 494

Seminar/Workshop

ENSC 495

Field Study

ENST 320E

Earth Ethics

ENST 373A

Nature Works

ENST 391

Special Topics/Experimental Courses

ENST 395

Field Studies: Env. Studies

ENST 396

Supervised Internship (PEAS)

ENST 420

US Environmental Movement

ENST 427

Social Issues:The Mekong Delta

ENST 437

Climate Change: Mekong Delta

ENST 472

Gen Sci: Conservation Education

ENST 476

Environmental Citizenship

ENST 480

Food Justice and Sustainability

ENST 491

Special Topics/Experimental Courses

ENST 492

Independent Study

ENST 493

Study Abroad: Environmental Justice Latin America

ENST 494

Seminar/Workshop

ENST 499

Senior Thesis/Capstone

GPHY 421

Sustainable Cities

PHL 323

Ethics of Climate Change

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Additional Requirements

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

Native American Studies

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ENST 410

TEK of Native Peoples

NASX 303E

Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions

NASX 304E

Native American Beliefs/Philos

Total Hours

3

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.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

BIOB 170N

Princpls Biological Diversity

BIOO 335

Rocky Mountain Flora

CCS 103X

Intro Climate Change:Sci & Soc

ERTH 303N

Weather and Climate

NRSM 210N

Soils, Water and Climate

NRSM 265

Elements of Ecological Restoration

NRSM 385

Watershed Hydrology

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-