Majors and Minors 2012-2013
A description of the Environmental Studies 2012-2013
Environmental and Sustainability Major: Standard Program
ENVS 100 Introduction to Environmental and Sustainability 3 cr
ENVS 200 Writing the Environment 3 cr
ENVS 301 Science, Technology, and the Environment 3 cr
ENVS 350 U.S. and Western Environmental Politics 3 cr
ENVS 390 Environmental Monitoring 4 cr
ENVS 400 Applied Sustainability 3 cr
ENVS 410 Environmental Ethics 3 cr
ENVS 375 Seminar in Water Topics 3 cr
BIOL 135 Environmental Biology Lab 1cr
BIOL 125 Energy and the Environment 3 cr
HWTR 200 Introduction to the Headwaters 1 cr
Hwtr 398 Headwaters Conference 1 cr
One of the following:
ECON 216 Statistics for Business and Economics 3 cr
MATH 213 Probability and Statistics 3 cr
SOC 211 Quantitative Research Methods 3 cr
Environmental and Sustainability Major: Comprehensive Program
Students have two options for a comprehensive major: the 62-credit Water Emphasis or the 57-credit Individualized Contract.
A minimum of 62 credits is required.
Two of the following:
ENVS 360 Global Environmental Policy 3 cr
One of the following:
ENVS 420 Natural History of the Gunnison Basin 3 cr
ENVS 430 Watersheds of the World 3 cr
ENVS 499 Environmental Studies Internship 3-6 cr
Admission to Recreation and Outdoor Education courses for declared Water Emphasis students is based on instructor permission and available seats.
This Emphasis allows students to design a curriculum in consultation with an Environment and Sustainability advisor and with the approval of the Environment and Sustainability Council. A minimum of 57 credits is required including the 39-credit Standard Major. Proposals for an Individualized Contract should be developed before the second semester of the junior year, and applicants must have a minimum of a 3.200 GPA in the major and a 3.000 overall GPA. Consult an Environment and Sustainability advisor for details.
must be elected, with MATH 140 as its prerequisite.
Environmental and Sustainability Minor
Capstone Course Requirement. The following course in the Environment and Sustainability Major fulfills the capstone course requirement: Applied Sustainability.