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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For further description of the courses required within each section of GLACC, see here or download the degree worksheet to the right.

Course Number
Course Name
Prerequisites
INTEGRATIVE INQUIRY
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
 
CRITICAL INQUIRY AND EXPRESSION
EN 2020 CCE
(minimum grade of "C")
Writing & Criticism
EN1010 (minimum grade of "C")
CCD
Digital Literacy and Communication
 
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCR
Disciplinary Research Methods/Writing in the Discipline
 
QUANTITATIVE AND EXPERIMENTAL REASONING
MA 1005 or Above (course type CCM)
Quantitative Reasoning
 
Lab science course coded CCS (4CR lecture with corresponding 0CR lab)
Experimental Reasoning
MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time
EXPRESSION FRANÇAISE
FR 1200 CCF (or above) (minimum grade of "C")
Elementary French & Culture II 
FR1100 (minimum grade of "C")
AUP CAPSTONE
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCC
AUP Capstone
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 45 credits

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

 

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
SC1020CCS  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time
EC2010REG
or
EC2020REG
 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
or
 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
None
or
None
PL2041CCI  ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS None
PO3033REG  INTERNAT'L POLITICS OF THE ENVIRONMENT None
 SC4075REG   PORTFOLIO– 1 credit College Level=Junior OR College Level=Senior AND Major=Environmental Studies
 SC2010CCR CONTEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 4 Credits From Range [SC1020CCS To SC1090GE130] AND (MA1005CCM OR MA1020CCM OR MA1025CCM OR MA1030CCM OR MA1005GE120 OR MA1020GE120 OR MA1030GE120)

CM4063CCC

or

xx4095 

or

SC4098CCCX

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICUM

or

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

or

CAPSTONE INTERNSHIP

College Level=Junior

or

College Level=Senior

or

College Level=Junior OR College Level=Senior

 

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
HI1003CCI THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD None
HI1006REG  WORLD HISTORY FROM 1500 None
HI1013REG  THE CITY IN WORLD HISTORY None
MA1020CCM  APPLIED STATISTICS I MA0900 or placement above
CS1040REG  INTRO TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING I – 5 credits None
CS2040REG  INTRO TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING II – 5 credits CS1040GE110 OR CS1040
PL2003CCI  POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY None
 PO2005REG  POLITICAL ECON. OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES None
 CL2006CCI  CONTEMPORARY FEMINIST THEORY None
CM1011CCR  JOURNALISM: WRITING & REPORTING EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
CM2012REG  DIGITAL JOURNALISM None
PO2012REG  INTRO TO POLIT'L GEOGRAPHY & GEOPOLITICS None
PO2050REG POLITICAL ANALYSIS None
PL2071REG  CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY None
BA3012CCIR  BUSINESS ETHICS AND CSR BA1020 AND (BA2020CCI OR BA2020GE110) AND College Level=Junior
PO3024REG  POLITICS OF HUMAN RIGHTS College Level=Junior OR PO1011GE110 OR PO1012 OR PO1011CCR
PO3035REG WATERS OF THE GLOBE College Level=Junior OR PO1011GE110 OR PO1012 OR PO1011CCR
EC3043REG ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT EC2010GE110 OR EC2010 AND EC2020 OR EC2020GE110
CM3046REG MEDIA LAW, POLICY, & ETHICS None
CL3060CCI LITERATURE & THE POLITICAL IMAGINATION None
PL3079REG MODERN CRITICAL THEORY None
BA3044REG CONSUMER BEHAVIOR College Level=Junior AND BA2040
AN3080REG ENVIRONMENTAL ANTHROPOLOGY None
CL3300REG CREATIVE NONFICTION: CRAFTING PERSONAL NARRATIVES None
BA3500REG BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS College Level=Junior AND BA2001
CM4016REG 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.