Bachelor of Science in Earth & Environmental Sciences - Environmental Sciences Concentration

Degree Requirements
 

I. Wright State Core (41 hours)

Element 1: Communication (6 hours)

Element 2: Mathematics (4 hours)

  • MTH 2240 or
  • MTH 2300

Element 3: Global Traditions (6 hours)

Element 4: Arts and Humanities (3 hours)

Element 5: Social Sciences (6 hours)

Element 6: Natural Sciences (8 hours)

  • BIO 1120 Cells and Genes
  • BIO 1150 Organisms and Ecosystems

Additional Core Courses (8 hours)

  • EES 2510 Earth Systems
  • MTH 2310 or STT 2640 

II. Departmental Core Requirements (15 hours)

  • EES 2600 Environmental Science & Society
  • EES 3250 Global Climate Change
  • EES 4330 Global Biogeochemical Cycles
  • EES 4510 Effective Scientific Communication
  • EES 4680 Environmental Law for Scientists

III. Departmental Requirements and Electives (41 hours)

Choose 6 hours from the following:

  • EES 4230 Environmental Application of GIS
  • EES 4290 Remote Sensing of Earth
  • EES 4310 Std Mthds/Qual Assur Env Analy
  • EES 4340 Mapping Methods
  • EES 4360 Environmental Field Techniques

Complete 35 hours of electives, including all courses in two of the following areas plus one additional course from another area, plus additional CoSM electives as needed

A.

  • EES 4320 Environmental Microbiology
  • BIO 4070 The Aquatic Environment
  • BIO 4110 Wetlands Biology

B.

  • EES 4490 Application of Environmental Isotopes
  • EES 4550 Aqueous Environmental Chemistry
  • EES 4580 Biogeochemistry of Freshwater Systems
  • EES 4590 Advanced Aquatic Geochemistry

C.

  • CS 1160 Intro to Computer Programming
  • CS 2160 Visual Basic Programming
  • EES 4430 Analysis and Prediction of Earth Systems

D.

  • EES 4560 Ground Water Contamination
  • EES 4570 Site Remediation and Mgt.
  • EES 4600 Soils and Terrestrial Systems

IV. Related Course Requirements (38 hours)

  • BIO 2310/L: Evolution and Ecology/Lab
  • CHM 1210/L: General Chemistry & Lab I
  • CHM 1220/L: General Chemistry & Lab II
  • CHM 3120: Quantitative Analysis & Lab

Plus one of the following sequences:

  • PHY 1110/L: Principles of Physics & Lab I
  • PHY 1120/L: Principles of Physics & Lab II

or

  • PHY 2400/L: General Physics & Lab I
  • PHY 2410/L: General Physics & Lab II

Total Hours Required: 126

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