Sustainability Science Major (B.S.)

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Core Courses
EAES 101Planet Earth4
EAES 160The Human Environment3
EAES 202Introduction to Sustainability Science3
EAES 370World Resources and Industries3
EAES 402Sustainability Science Seminar3
Collateral Courses
BIOL 113Principles of Biology II4
BIOL 213Introduction to Ecology4
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
ECON 101Applied Macroeconomics3
ECON 102Applied Microeconomics3
Select one of the following sequences:7-8
Math Sequence A
Applied Precalculus
Precalculus Mathematics
Calculus A
Math Sequence B
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Major Electives
Global Systems
Select one of the following:3-4
Environmental Anthropology
Community and Health
Building Sustainable Communities
Conservation of Natural Resources
Our Finite Earth: Population and Resources
Energy Transitions: A Global Dependence
Contemporary Problems in Conservation of Natural Resources
Environmental Economics
The Economics of Social Problems
Economics of Natural Resources and Global Warming
Economics Of Energy And Environmental Policy
Environmental Psychology
Sociology of Rich and Poor Nations
Environmental Sociology
Environmental Justice
Urban Systems
Select one of the following:3-4
Urban Anthropology
Environment and Community
Introduction to American Urban Studies
Urban Georgraphy
Transportation
Urbanization and Environment
Quantitative Methods in Geography and Urban Studies
Urban Planning
Urban Administration
Urban Sociology
Decision-Making Systems
Select one of the following:3
Environmental Policy
Geopolitics
Environmental Law
Introduction to International Business
World Trade and Investment
Conflict and Its Resolution
Management Processes
Organizational Behavior
Business and Society
Strategic Project Management
American Public Policy
Surface Processes
Select one of the following:2-4
Geomorphology
Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of Environment
Economic Geology
Sedimentology
Principles of Soil Science
Advanced Topics in GIScience
Coastal Marine Geology
Dynamic Beach Processes
Tidal Marsh Sedimentations
Climate and Hydrologic Processes
Select one of the following:3-4
Understanding Weather and Climate
Hydrology
Introduction to Marine Sciences
Fluvial Geography
Geohydrology
Hydroclimatology
Oceanography
Meteorology
Human Impact on the Coastal Zone
Biological and Chemical Processes
Select one of the following:2-4
Aquatic Biological Processes
Applied Microbiology
Applied Environmental Microbiology
Environmental Biology and Related Controversial Issues
Principles of Ecology
Biological Oceanography
Aquatic Ecology
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Experimental Organic Chemistry I
Experimental Organic Chemistry II
Environmental Chemical Analysis
Atmospheric Chemistry
Green Chemistry
Environmental Geochemistry
Organic Geochemistry
Additional Electives
Select 9-15 credits from the list (see below) for a total of 30 credits of major electives9-15
Total Credits76

Additional Electives

Select 9-15 credits

ANTH 155Urban Anthropology3
ANTH 360Environmental Anthropology3
ANTH 422Environment and Community3-4
ANTH 423Community and Health3-4
ANTH 429Building Sustainable Communities3-4
AQUA 351Aquatic Biological Processes4
BIOL 254Applied Microbiology3
BIOL 256Applied Environmental Microbiology3
BIOL 300Environmental Biology and Related Controversial Issues3
BIOL 370Principles of Ecology3
BIOL 460Biological Oceanography3
BIOL 461Aquatic Ecology3
CHEM 230Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 231Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 232Experimental Organic Chemistry I2
CHEM 233Experimental Organic Chemistry II2
CHEM 320Environmental Chemical Analysis3
CHEM 325Atmospheric Chemistry3
EAES 200Geomorphology3
EAES 201Understanding Weather and Climate4
EAES 210Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing3
EAES 230Hydrology3
EAES 250Introduction to Marine Sciences4
EAES 261Conservation of Natural Resources3
EAES 262Our Finite Earth: Population and Resources3
EAES 280Principles of Land Use3
EAES 281Introduction to American Urban Studies3
EAES 283Urban Georgraphy3
EAES 300Energy Transitions: A Global Dependence3
EAES 310Geographic Information Systems (GIS)3
EAES 311Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of Environment3
EAES 321Economic Geology3
EAES 322Environmental Geochemistry3
EAES 330Fluvial Geography3
EAES 331Geohydrology3
EAES 332Hydroclimatology3
EAES 340Sedimentology4
EAES 341Principles of Soil Science3
EAES 350Oceanography3
EAES 360Contemporary Problems in Conservation of Natural Resources3
EAES 361Environmental Policy3
EAES 363Geopolitics3
EAES 380Transportation3
EAES 385Urbanization and Environment3
EAES 391Quantitative Methods in Geography and Urban Studies3
EAES 403Meteorology4
EAES 410Advanced Topics in GIScience3
EAES 427Organic Geochemistry3
EAES 451Coastal Marine Geology4
EAES 452Dynamic Beach Processes2
EAES 453Tidal Marsh Sedimentations2
EAES 454Human Impact on the Coastal Zone4
EAES 460Environmental Law3
EAES 484Urban Planning3
ECON 215The Economics of Social Problems3
ECON 414Economics of Natural Resources and Global Warming3
ECON 419Economics Of Energy And Environmental Policy3
INBS 250Introduction to International Business3
INBS 370World Trade and Investment3
LAWS 220Conflict and Its Resolution3
MGMT 231Management Processes3
MGMT 315Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 363Business and Society3
MGMT 436Strategic Project Management3
POLS 315Urban Administration3
POLS 324American Public Policy3
PSYC 230Environmental Psychology3
SOCI 220Sociology of Rich and Poor Nations3
SOCI 311Urban Sociology3
SOCI 312Environmental Sociology3
SOCI 314Environmental Justice3