Sustainability Science Major (B.S.) (Combined B.S./M.S.)

Program Requirements

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

Requirements for the graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.
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
Select one course from each of the six groups in the list (see below)18-19
Graduate Courses
Required Graduate Courses
EAES 509Current Issues in Sustainability Science3
EAES 591Methods in Environmental Research3
STAT 541Applied Statistics3
Elective Graduate Courses
Select one of the following:3-4
Building Sustainable Communities
Ecology
Conservation Biology: The Preservation of Biological Diversity
Energy Transitions: A Global Dependence
Environmental Geoscience
Water Resource Management
Environmental Law
Environmental Law and Policy
Waste Management
Natural Resource Management
Environmental Change and Communication
Seminar in Environmental Management
Total Credits76

Major Electives

Select one course from each of the six groups

Global Systems
ANTH 360Environmental Anthropology3
ANTH 423Community and Health3-4
ANTH 429Building Sustainable Communities3-4
EAES 261Conservation of Natural Resources3
EAES 262Our Finite Earth: Population and Resources3
EAES 300Energy Transitions: A Global Dependence3
EAES 360Contemporary Problems in Conservation of Natural Resources3
EAES 475Environmental Economics3
ECON 215The Economics of Social Problems3
ECON 414Economics of Natural Resources and Global Warming3
ECON 419Economics Of Energy And Environmental Policy3
PSYC 230Environmental Psychology3
SOCI 220Sociology of Rich and Poor Nations3
SOCI 312Environmental Sociology3
SOCI 314Environmental Justice3
Urban Systems
ANTH 155Urban Anthropology3
ANTH 422Environment and Community3-4
EAES 281Introduction to American Urban Studies3
EAES 283Urban Georgraphy3
EAES 380Transportation3
EAES 385Urbanization and Environment3
EAES 391Quantitative Methods in Geography and Urban Studies3
EAES 484Urban Planning3
POLS 315Urban Administration3
SOCI 311Urban Sociology3
Decision-Making Systems
EAES 361Environmental Policy3
EAES 363Geopolitics3
EAES 460Environmental Law3
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 324American Public Policy3
Surface Processes
EAES 200Geomorphology3
EAES 210Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing3
EAES 310Geographic Information Systems (GIS)3
EAES 311Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of Environment3
EAES 321Economic Geology3
EAES 340Sedimentology4
EAES 341Principles of Soil Science3
EAES 410Advanced Topics in GIScience3
EAES 451Coastal Marine Geology4
EAES 452Dynamic Beach Processes2
EAES 453Tidal Marsh Sedimentations2
Climate and Hydrologic Processes
EAES 201Understanding Weather and Climate4
EAES 230Hydrology3
EAES 250Introduction to Marine Sciences4
EAES 330Fluvial Geography3
EAES 331Geohydrology3
EAES 332Hydroclimatology3
EAES 350Oceanography3
EAES 403Meteorology4
EAES 454Human Impact on the Coastal Zone4
Biological and Chemical Processes
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
CHEM 330Green Chemistry3
EAES 322Environmental Geochemistry3
EAES 427Organic Geochemistry3