Requirements: Environmental Studies Major (B.A.)

All BA or BSc degrees require the completion of a minimum 128 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
For further degree requirements, please see our BA/BSc Requirements Page.

Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum

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Course Number Course Name Prerequisites
EN 2020 CCE (minimum grade of "C") Writing & Criticism EN1010 (minimum grade of "C")
FR 1200 CCF (or above) (minimum grade of "C") Elementary French & Culture II  FR1100 (minimum grade of "C")
CCI 1 Four Integrative Inquiry Courses (course type CCI)
(May not overlap with major, at least one must be at AUP. All courses must be outside the major's disciplinary base.)

Freshmen satisfy CCI courses as follows: FirstBridge (two courses) and two additional CCI courses outside the major discipline. FirstBridge courses may not replace major requirements.

Transfer students satisfy CCI courses as follows: four CCI courses outside the major discipline; at least one CCI must be taken at AUP.
 
CCI 2  
CCI 3  
CCI 4  
CCX Experiential Learning  
MA 1005 or Above (course type CMM) Quantitative Reasoning  
Lab science course coded CCS Experimental Reasoning MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 45 credits

(Minimum grade of “C-“ required in each course)

 

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
SC1020  Environmental Science + Lab MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time
EC2010
or
EC2020
Principles of Microeconomics
or
Principles of Macroeconomics
None
or
None
PL2041 Environmental Ethics None
PO3033 International Politics of the Environment None
SC4075 Portfolio – 1 credit College Level=Junior AND Major=Environmental Studies
SC2010 (course type CCR) Contemporary Environmental Issues 4 Credits From Range [SC1020CCS To SC1090CCS] AND (MA1005CCM OR MA1020CCM OR MA1025CCM OR MA1030CCM)

CM4063 (course type CCC)

or

xx4095

or

xx3098

Sustainable Development Practicum

or

Senior Project in appropriate field (e.g., EC, LW, PL, PO, SC)

or

Internship

College Level=Junior

or

College Level=Senior

or

None

 

Select five courses from the following list, creating a coherent pathway, which must be approved by the student’s advisor
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
HI1003 The Contemporary World None
HI1006 World History 1500 – present None
HI1013 History of the City across the Ages None
MA1020 Applied Statistics I MA0900 or placement above
CS1040 Introduction to Computer Programming I – 5 credits None
CS2040 Introduction to Computer Programming II – 5 credits CS1040GE110
PL/PO2003 Introduction to Political Philosophy None
PO/GS2005 The Political Economy of Developing Countries None
CL/GS2006 Contemporary Feminist Theory None
CM1011 Journalism: Writing & Reporting  EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM2012 Digital Journalism  None
PO2012 Introduction to Political Geography & Geopolitics None
PO2050 Political Analysis None
PL2071 Critique of Political Economy: Smith & Marx None
BA3012 Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility Major=International Business Administration AND College Level=Junior AND Major=International Business Administration
PO/GS3024 Politics of Human Rights College Level=Junior OR PO1011GE110 OR PO1012
PO3035 Waters of the Globe College Level=Junior OR PO1011GE110 OR PO1012
EC3043 Economics of Sustainable Development EC2010GE110 AND EC2020GE110
CM3046 Media Law, Policy, Ethics None
CL3060 Literature & the Political Imagination None
PL3079 Modern Critical Theory None
BA3044 Consumer Behavior College Level=Junior AND BA1020 AND BA2040
AN/CM3080 Environmental Anthropology None
CL/EN3300 Creative Nonfiction: Crafting Personal Narratives None
BA3500 Business Information Systems College Level=Junior AND BA2001
CM4016 Global Advocacy (Major=Journalism OR CM2051 OR CM2051CCR) AND EN2020 OR EN2020CCE
  Any “Topics” course in another field that is relevant (subject to approval by the Computers Science/Math/Science chair)  
MAxxxx Any course coded MA above MA1020  
SCxxxx Any course coded SC  

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Any courses desired – must complete a total of 128 credit hours to graduate.

 

HONORS

Students earning a GPA of 3.5 or above in the seven required courses including a Senior Project will graduate with honors.