Environmental Studies B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Environmental Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 52

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

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 Courses25
Environmental Science and Environmental Studies
Chemistry
Math
Biology
Quantitative Skills - Statistics
Upper-Division Core Courses12
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 Hours52

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 225SSustainable Communities3
ENST 230HNature and Society3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Chemistry

Complete the following course:
CHMY 121NIntroduction to General Chemistry4
Total Hours4

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
BIOB 101N
Discover Biology
BIOB 160N
Principles of Living Systems
BIOB 170N
Princpls Biological Diversity
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Quantitative Skills - Statistics

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 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
BIOE 370
General Ecology
ENSC 360
Applied Ecology
FORS 330
Forest Ecology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Policy

Complete one of the following courses:3
ENST 367
Environmental Politics & Policies
ENST 382
Environmental Law
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Humanities

Complete one of the following courses:3
ENST 335L
The Environmental Vision
ENST 410
TEK of Native Peoples
ENST 430
Culture & Agriculture
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Science

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 Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Approved Community Service/Internship Experience

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
ENSC 398
Cooperative Education/Intern
ENST 396
Supervised Internship (PEAS)
ENST 398
Cooperative Education/Intern
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Environmental Studies Courses

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 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
ENST 410
TEK of Native Peoples
NASX 303E
Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions
NASX 304E
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
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 Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-