Environmental Systems and Sustainability, B.S. - Sustainability Science and Environmental Policy

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:https://www.southernct.edu/academics/environment-geography-marine-sciences/programs 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (40 Credits)

Environmental Systems and Sustainability (25 Credits)
ENV 220 - Global Climate Change
GEO 204 - Principles of Sustainability
GEO 290 - Research Methods in Geography
GEO 360 - Introduction to Geographic Information System
ENV 491 - Environmental Problem Solving
  or GEO 490 - Seminar in Geographic Thought

Select 1 From:
ENV 200 - Environmental Studies II 
  or MAR 140 - The World Ocean  

Select 1 From:
ENV 498 - Special Topics in Environmental Science
GEO 470 - Field Techniques
GEO 497 - Internship
MAR 499 - Independent Study

Select 1 From: 
GEO 405 - Environmental Justice
HIS 359 - American Environmental History
LIT 303 - Literature of the Sea
PHI 321 - Philosophy of Science
SOC 235 - Environmental Sociology

Environmental Policy and Management Concentration (15 Credits)
GEO 304 - Sustainability and Public Engagement
GEO 404 - Applied Sustainability Science
MGT 425 - Managing for People, Planet, and Profit
PSC 351 - Analysis of Public Policy  OR ENV 400 - Environmental Policy

Select 1 From: 
ENV 100 - Environmental Studies I
GEO 273 - Land use Planning
GEO 305 - Environmental Economic Geography
MGT 400 - Business and Society
MGT 418 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
PSC 310 - Comparative Public Policy
PSC 314 - Urban Politics
PSC 325 - U.S. Politics and Economic Policy

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (3 Credits)

MAT 107 - Elementary Statistics (T1QR)*