Environmental Studies Combined
Major Requirements

ES/Biology ES Humanities
ES/Chemistry ES/Physics
ES/Economics ES/Politics
ES/Geology ES/Sociology

 

Environmental Studies/Biology
 
Environmental Studies Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take both courses

EnvS 120

Introduction to Environmental Studies
4

EnvS 207

Methods of Environmental Analysis
3
     
Foundation Coursework - Take a minimum of two courses from the 2 areas listed below

ES Humanities-any 2 courses

CLAS 217/EnvS 217

Classical Foundations of Nature Writing
4

CLAS 226/EnvS 226

Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4
EnvS 247
The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 340
Environmental Radicals in Literature
4
EnvS 347
The Nature Essay
4
EnvS 349
Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4

EnvS 358

Ecocriticism
4

EnvS 360

Environmental Writing and the American West*
4

EnvS 368ST

Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature
4

Geo 338

Pages of Stone: The Literature of Geology
3

Phil 120

Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 207

Foundations of American Romanticism
4

Phil 208

Food: What's for Dinner?
4

Phil 209

Contemporary American Romanticism
4

Phil 212

Environmental Thinking
4
Phil 241
Environmental Aesthetics
4
Phil 255
Environmental Ethics
4
Phil 345
Animals and Philosophy
4

Span 437/World Lit 339

Eco-Literature in the Americas
4

World Lit 319

Environmentalism and Nature in German Culture
4

World Lit 328

Haiku and Nature in Japan
4
     

ES Social Sciences - Take two courses from two different disciplines

Econ 177

Principles of Microeconomics and the Environment
4

Hist 262

People, Nature, Technology: Built and Natural Environments in US History
4

Pol 119

Whitman in the Global Food System
4

Pol 124

Introduction to Politics and the Environment
4

Pol 228

Political Ecology
4

Pol 287

Natural Resource Policy and Management
4

Pol 309

Environment and Politics in the New West*
4

Pol 339

Nature, Culture, Politics
4

Rhet Studies 247

Environmental Communication
4

Soc 309

Environmental Sociology
4

Soc 349

Environmental Social Movements
4
     
Interdisciplinary Coursework: Take a minimum of one course
EnvS 327
Biodiversity
4
EnvS 353
Environmental Justice
4
EnvS 367 ST
Land in America
4
EnvS 367 ST
Raw Geographies:
4
EnvS 369
Food, Agriculture, and Society
4
EnvS 387
Sustainability
4
EnvS 408
Western Epiphanies: Integrated Project*
4
EnvS 459
Interdisciplinary Fieldwork
4
     
Senior Coursework

EnvS 479

Environmental Citizenship and Leadership
2

Interdisciplinary Thesis or EnvS Oral Exam

 
 
*Offered only to students admitted to Semester in the West
Biology Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take all courses listed below

Biol 111

Biological Principles
4

Biol 112

The Biological World
4

Biol 205

Genetics
3
     
Molecular / Cell Biology Coursework - Take 3 credits from courses listed below
Bio 303
Cell Biology
3

Bio 304

Cell Biology Lab
1

Bio 305

Cellular Phyisiology and Signaling
3

Bio 306

Cellular Physiology and Signaling Lab
1

Bio 319

Developmental Biology Seminar
2

Bio 320

Neurobiology
4

Bio 329

Developmental Biology
4

Bio 339

Microbiology and Immunology
4

BBMB 325

Biochemistry
3

BBMB 326

Molecular Biology
3

BBMB 335

Biochemistry Lab
1

BBMB 336

Molecular Biology Lab
1
     
Organismal Biology Coursework - Take 4 credits from courses listed below

Bio 259

Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
4

Bio 310

Physiology
4

Bio 330

Pathophysiology
4
     
Ecology/Evolution Coursework - Take 8 credits from courses listed below

Bio 212

Natural History of the Inland Northwest
4

Bio 215

Plant Ecology
4

Bio 229

Plant Biology Lab
1

Bio 256

Regional Biology
1

Bio 277

Ecology
4

Bio 288

Plants and People
3

Bio 327

Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles
4

Biol 350

Evolutionary Biology
4
     
Additional Requirements

Biol 489

Senior Research
1

Biol 490/498

Senior Thesis and Seminar (498 - Honors)
2

Chem 125

General Chemistry
3

Chem 126

General Chemistry
3

Chem 135

General Chemistry Lab I
1

Chem 136

General Chemistry Lab I
1

Chem 140 (may substitute for Chem 125/126/lab series)

Advanced General Chemistry I
(4)

Chem 245

Organic Chemistry I
3

Math 125 or Stats Course (Math 128, Bio 228, Econ 227, etc)

Calculus/Statistics
3

 

Environmental Studies/Chemistry
 
Environmental Studies Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take both courses

EnvS 120

Introduction to Environmental Studies
4

EnvS 207

Methods of Environmental Analysis
3
     
Foundation Coursework - Take a minimum of two courses from the 2 areas listed below

ES Humanities-any 2 courses

CLAS 217/EnvS 217

Classical Foundations of Nature Writing
4

CLAS 226/EnvS 226

Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4
EnvS 247
The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 340
Environmental Radicals in Literature
4
EnvS 347
The Nature Essay
4
EnvS 349
Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4

EnvS 358

Ecocriticism
4

EnvS 360

Environmental Writing and the American West*
4

EnvS 368ST

Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature
4

Geo 338

Pages of Stone: The Literature of Geology
3

Phil 120

Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 207

Foundations of American Romanticism
4

Phil 208

Food: What's for Dinner?
4

Phil 209

Contemporary American Romanticism
4

Phil 212

Environmental Thinking
4
Phil 241
Environmental Aesthetics
4
Phil 255
Environmental Ethics
4
Phil 345
Animals and Philosophy
4

Span 437/World Lit 339

Eco-Literature in the Americas
4

World Lit 319

Environmentalism and Nature in German Culture
4

World Lit 328

Haiku and Nature in Japan
4
     

ES Social Sciences - Take two courses from two different disciplines

Econ 177

Principles of Microeconomics and the Environment
4

Hist 262

People, Nature, Technology: Built and Natural Environments in US History
4

Pol 119

Whitman in the Global Food System
4

Pol 124

Introduction to Politics and the Environment
4

Pol 228

Political Ecology
4

Pol 287

Natural Resource Policy and Management
4

Pol 309

Environment and Politics in the New West*
4

Pol 339

Nature, Culture, Politics
4

Rhet Studies 247

Environmental Communication
4

Soc 309

Environmental Sociology
4

Soc 349

Environmental Social Movements
4
     
Interdisciplinary Coursework: Take a minimum of one course
EnvS 327
Biodiversity
4
EnvS 353
Environmental Justice
4
EnvS 367 ST
Land in America
4
EnvS 367 ST
Raw Geographies:
4
EnvS 369
Food, Agriculture, and Society
4
EnvS 387
Sustainability
4
EnvS 408
Western Epiphanies: Integrated Project*
4
EnvS 459
Interdisciplinary Fieldwork
4
     
Senior Coursework

EnvS 479

Environmental Citizenship and Leadership
2

Interdisciplinary Thesis or EnvS Oral Exam

 
 
*Offered only to students admitted to Semester in the West
Chemistry Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Chem 125 General Chemistry
3
Chem 126 General Chemistry
3
Chem 135 General Chemistry Lab I
1
Chem 136 General Chemistry Lab I
1

Chem 140 (may substitute for Chem 125/126/lab series)

Advanced General Chemistry I
(4)
Chem 240 Quantitative Analysis and Chemical Equilibrium
4
Chem 245 Organic Chemistry I
3
Chem 246 Organic Chemistry II
3
Chem 251 Organic Laboratory Techniques I
1
Chem 252 Organic Laboratory Techniques II
1
Chem 346 Physical Chemistry II
3
Chem 388 or Chem 320 Env. Chem or Instrumental Methods
4,3
Math 125 Calculus I
3
Math 126 Calculus II
3
Physics 155 (or 165) General Physics I
4
Physics 156 (or 166) General Physics II
4
Chem 490 or Chem 498 Research or Honors Thesis
3

 

 

Environmental Studies/Economics
 
Environmental Studies Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take both courses

EnvS 120

Introduction to Environmental Studies
4

EnvS 207

Methods of Environmental Analysis
3
     
Foundation Coursework - Take a minimum of two courses from the 2 areas listed below

ES Humanities-any 2 courses

CLAS 217/EnvS 217

Classical Foundations of Nature Writing
4

CLAS 226/EnvS 226

Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4
EnvS 247
The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 340
Environmental Radicals in Literature
4
EnvS 347
The Nature Essay
4
EnvS 349
Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4

EnvS 358

Ecocriticism
4

EnvS 360

Environmental Writing and the American West*
4

EnvS 368ST

Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature
4

Geo 338

Pages of Stone: The Literature of Geology
3

Phil 120

Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 207

Foundations of American Romanticism
4

Phil 208

Food: What's for Dinner?
4

Phil 209

Contemporary American Romanticism
4

Phil 212

Environmental Thinking
4
Phil 241
Environmental Aesthetics
4
Phil 255
Environmental Ethics
4
Phil 345
Animals and Philosophy
4

Span 437/World Lit 339

Eco-Literature in the Americas
4

World Lit 319

Environmentalism and Nature in German Culture
4

World Lit 328

Haiku and Nature in Japan
4
     

ES Sciences - 2 from 2 different disciplines

Biol 115

Regional Natural History
4

Biol 130

Conservation Biology
4

Biol 177

Ecology of the American West*
4

Chem 100

Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
3

Geo 210

Environmental Geology
4

Geo 229

Geology and Ecology of Soils
3

Physics 105

Energy and the Environment
3
     
Interdisciplinary Coursework: Take a minimum of one course
EnvS 327
Biodiversity
4
EnvS 353
Environmental Justice
4
EnvS 367 ST
Land in America
4
EnvS 367 ST
Raw Geographies:
4
EnvS 369
Food, Agriculture, and Society
4
EnvS 387
Sustainability
4
EnvS 408
Western Epiphanies: Integrated Project*
4
EnvS 459
Interdisciplinary Fieldwork
4
     
Senior Coursework

EnvS 479

Environmental Citizenship and Leadership
2

Interdisciplinary Thesis or EnvS Oral Exam

 
 
*Offered only to students admitted to Semester in the West
 
Economics Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Econ 177 (or Econ 101) Principles of Microeconomics and the Environment
4
Econ 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
4
Econ 227 (may substitute Math 128 or Math 338) Statistics for Economics
4
Econ 307 Intermediate Microeconomics
4
Econ 308 Intermediate Macroeconomics
4

Econ 477

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
4
One additional Economics Course  
4

 

 

 

Environmental Studies/Geology
 
Environmental Studies Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take both courses

EnvS 120

Introduction to Environmental Studies
4

EnvS 207

Methods of Environmental Analysis
3
     
Foundation Coursework - Take a minimum of two courses from the 2 areas listed below

ES Humanities-any 2 courses

CLAS 217/EnvS 217

Classical Foundations of Nature Writing
4

CLAS 226/EnvS 226

Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4
EnvS 247
The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 340
Environmental Radicals in Literature
4
EnvS 347
The Nature Essay
4
EnvS 349
Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4

EnvS 358

Ecocriticism
4

EnvS 360

Environmental Writing and the American West*
4

EnvS 368ST

Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature
4

Geo 338

Pages of Stone: The Literature of Geology
3

Phil 120

Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 207

Foundations of American Romanticism
4

Phil 208

Food: What's for Dinner?
4

Phil 209

Contemporary American Romanticism
4

Phil 212

Environmental Thinking
4
Phil 241
Environmental Aesthetics
4
Phil 255
Environmental Ethics
4
Phil 345
Animals and Philosophy
4

Span 437/World Lit 339

Eco-Literature in the Americas
4

World Lit 319

Environmentalism and Nature in German Culture
4

World Lit 328

Haiku and Nature in Japan
4
     

ES Social Sciences - Take two courses from two different disciplines

Econ 177

Principles of Microeconomics and the Environment
4

Hist 262

People, Nature, Technology: Built and Natural Environments in US History
4

Pol 119

Whitman in the Global Food System
4

Pol 124

Introduction to Politics and the Environment
4

Pol 228

Political Ecology
4

Pol 287

Natural Resource Policy and Management
4

Pol 309

Environment and Politics in the New West*
4

Pol 339

Nature, Culture, Politics
4

Rhet Studies 247

Environmental Communication
4

Soc 309

Environmental Sociology
4

Soc 349

Environmental Social Movements
4
     
Interdisciplinary Coursework: Take a minimum of one course
EnvS 327
Biodiversity
4
EnvS 353
Environmental Justice
4
EnvS 367 ST
Land in America
4
EnvS 367 ST
Raw Geographies:
4
EnvS 369
Food, Agriculture, and Society
4
EnvS 387
Sustainability
4
EnvS 408
Western Epiphanies: Integrated Project*
4
EnvS 459
Interdisciplinary Fieldwork
4
     
Senior Coursework

EnvS 479

Environmental Citizenship and Leadership
2

Interdisciplinary Thesis or EnvS Oral Exam

 
 
*Offered only to students admitted to Semester in the West
 
Geology Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits

Geol 210 (may substitute Geol 110 or Geol 120)

Environmental Geology
4

Geol 227

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
4

Geol 343

Minerals and the Nuclear Fuel Cycle
4

Geol 346

Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
4

Geol 350

Geomorphology
4

Geol 358

Field Geology of the Northwest
1

Geol 420

Structural Geology
4

Geol 470

Senior Seminar
1
One additional 3-4 credit geology course numbered above 250  
3-4

Chem 125

General Chemistry I
3

Chem 126

General Chemistry II
3

Chem 135

General Chemistry Lab I
1

Chem 140 can substitute for 125, 126, 135 series

   
Take one of the following:    

Biol 115

Regional Natural History
4
Biol 130
Conservation Biology
4
Biol 177
Ecology of the American West*
4
OR Bio course approved by Geo Department
   

 

 

 

Environmental Humanities
 
Environmental Studies Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take both courses

EnvS 120

Introduction to Environmental Studies
4

EnvS 207

Methods of Environmental Analysis
3
     
Foundation Coursework - Take a minimum of two courses from the 2 areas listed below

ES Sciences - 2 from 2 different disciplines

Biol 115

Regional Natural History
4

Biol 130

Conservation Biology
4

Biol 177

Ecology of the American West*
4

Chem 100

Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
3

Geo 210

Environmental Geology
4

Geo 229

Geology and Ecology of Soils
3

Physics 105

Energy and the Environment
3
     

ES Social Sciences - Take two courses from two different disciplines

Econ 177

Principles of Microeconomics and the Environment
4

Hist 262

People, Nature, Technology: Built and Natural Environments in US History
4

Pol 119

Whitman in the Global Food System
4

Pol 124

Introduction to Politics and the Environment
4

Pol 228

Political Ecology
4

Pol 287

Natural Resource Policy and Management
4

Pol 309

Environment and Politics in the New West*
4

Pol 339

Nature, Culture, Politics
4

Rhet Studies 247

Environmental Communication
4

Soc 309

Environmental Sociology
4

Soc 349

Environmental Social Movements
4
     
Interdisciplinary Coursework: Take a minimum of one course
EnvS 327
Biodiversity
4
EnvS 353
Environmental Justice
4
EnvS 367 ST
Land in America
4
EnvS 367 ST
Raw Geographies:
4
EnvS 369
Food, Agriculture, and Society
4
EnvS 387
Sustainability
4
EnvS 408
Western Epiphanies: Integrated Project*
4
EnvS 459
Interdisciplinary Fieldwork
4
     
Senior Coursework

EnvS 479

Environmental Citizenship and Leadership
2

Interdisciplinary Thesis or EnvS Oral Exam

 
 
*Offered only to students admitted to Semester in the West
   

ES Humanities Foundational Courses - take 2 from list below
(courses satisfying this requirement CANNOT be used to satisfy elective requirement)

Clas 217 / EnvS 217
Classical Foundations of the Nature Writing Tradition
4
Eng 339ST
Romantic Literature: Romantic Poetry
4

Engl 348

The American Literacy Emergence, 1620-1920
4
EnvS 247
The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 349
Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4
Envs 358
Ecocriticism
4
EnvS 368ST

Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature

4

Geo 338

Pages of Stone: Literature of Geology
3
German Studies / World Lit 319
Environmentalism and Nature in German Culture
4
Phil 207
Foundations of American Romanticism
4
Phil 209
Contemporary American Romanticism
4
Phil 300
Emerson
4
     
ES Humanities Writing Requirement - Take one course

EnvS 347

The Nature Essay
4
EnvS 360
Environmental Writing in the American West*
4
     
ES Humanities Critical Thinking Requirement - Take one course
Classics 226/EnvS 226
Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4

Phil 107

Critical Reasoning
4

Phil 117

Problems in Philosophy
4
Phil 120
Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 127

Ethics
4
Phil 208
Food: What's For Dinner
4
Phil 212
Environmental Thinking
4

Phil 230

History and Philosophy of Science
4

Phil 255

Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 345

Animals and Philosophy
4
     
ES Humanities Electives - Take 3 courses (2 must be above 300 level)

ArtH/Phil 241

Environmental Aesthetics
4

ArtH248

Ways of Seeing: An Introduction to Japanese Art and Aesthetics
4
Clas 217/EnvS 217
Classical Foundations of the Nature Writing Tradition
4
Clas 226/EnvS 226
Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4
Eng 339 ST
Romantic Literature: Romantic Poetry
4
Engl 348
The American Literary Emergence, 1620-1920
4

EnvS 247

The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 340
Environmental Radicals in Literature
4

EnvS 349

Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4
EnvS 358
Ecocriticism
4
EnvS 360
Environmental Writing and the American West*
4
EnvS 368ST
Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature
4
Phil 120
Environmental Ethics
4
Phil 207
Foundations of American Romanticism
4
Phil 209
Contemporary American Romanticism
4
Phil 212
Environmental Thinking
4
Phil 300
Emerson
4
Phil 345
Animals and Philosopy
4
Span 437/World Lit 339
Eco-Literature in the Americas
4
World Lit 328
Haiku and Nature in Japan
4

 

 

Environmental Studies/Physics
 
Environmental Studies Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take both courses

EnvS 120

Introduction to Environmental Studies
4

EnvS 207

Methods of Environmental Analysis
3
     
Foundation Coursework - Take a minimum of two courses from the 2 areas listed below

ES Humanities-any 2 courses

CLAS 217/EnvS 217

Classical Foundations of Nature Writing
4

CLAS 226/EnvS 226

Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4
EnvS 247
The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 340
Environmental Radicals in Literature
4
EnvS 347
The Nature Essay
4
EnvS 349
Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4

EnvS 358

Ecocriticism
4

EnvS 360

Environmental Writing and the American West*
4

EnvS 368ST

Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature
4

Geo 338

Pages of Stone: The Literature of Geology
3

Phil 120

Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 207

Foundations of American Romanticism
4

Phil 208

Food: What's for Dinner?
4

Phil 209

Contemporary American Romanticism
4

Phil 212

Environmental Thinking
4
Phil 241
Environmental Aesthetics
4
Phil 255
Environmental Ethics
4
Phil 345
Animals and Philosophy
4

Span 437/World Lit 339

Eco-Literature in the Americas
4

World Lit 319

Environmentalism and Nature in German Culture
4

World Lit 328

Haiku and Nature in Japan
4
     

ES Social Sciences - Take two courses from two different disciplines

Econ 177

Principles of Microeconomics and the Environment
4

Hist 262

People, Nature, Technology: Built and Natural Environments in US History
4

Pol 119

Whitman in the Global Food System
4

Pol 124

Introduction to Politics and the Environment
4

Pol 228

Political Ecology
4

Pol 287

Natural Resource Policy and Management
4

Pol 309

Environment and Politics in the New West*
4

Pol 339

Nature, Culture, Politics
4

Rhet Studies 247

Environmental Communication
4

Soc 309

Environmental Sociology
4

Soc 349

Environmental Social Movements
4
     
Interdisciplinary Coursework: Take a minimum of one course
EnvS 327
Biodiversity
4
EnvS 353
Environmental Justice
4
EnvS 367 ST
Land in America
4
EnvS 367 ST
Raw Geographies:
4
EnvS 369
Food, Agriculture, and Society
4
EnvS 387
Sustainability
4
EnvS 408
Western Epiphanies: Integrated Project*
4
EnvS 459
Interdisciplinary Fieldwork
4
     
Senior Coursework

EnvS 479

Environmental Citizenship and Leadership
2

Interdisciplinary Thesis or EnvS Oral Exam

 
 
*Offered only to students admitted to Semester in the West
 
Physics Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Phys 155 (or Phys 165) General Physics I
4
Phys 156 (or Phys 166) General Physics II
4
Phys 245 20th Century Physics I
3
Phys 246 Waves, Electronics, and Quantum Mechanics
3
Phys 255 20th Century Physics Lab I
1
Phys 256 20th Century Physics Lab II
1
Phys 325 Electricity and Magnetism
3
Phys 339 Advanced Laboratory
3
One additional Physics course numbered between 300-480    
Math 125 Calculus I
3
Math 126 Calculus II
3
Math 225 Calculus III
4
Math 235 Calculus Laboratory I
1
Math 244 Differential Equations
3

 

 

 

Environmental Studies/Politics
 
Environmental Studies Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take both courses

EnvS 120

Introduction to Environmental Studies
4

EnvS 207

Methods of Environmental Analysis
3
     
Foundation Coursework - Take a minimum of two courses from the 2 areas listed below

ES Humanities-any 2 courses

CLAS 217/EnvS 217

Classical Foundations of Nature Writing
4

CLAS 226/EnvS 226

Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4
EnvS 247
The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 340
Environmental Radicals in Literature
4
EnvS 347
The Nature Essay
4
EnvS 349
Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4

EnvS 358

Ecocriticism
4

EnvS 360

Environmental Writing and the American West*
4

EnvS 368ST

Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature
4

Geo 338

Pages of Stone: The Literature of Geology
3

Phil 120

Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 207

Foundations of American Romanticism
4

Phil 208

Food: What's for Dinner?
4

Phil 209

Contemporary American Romanticism
4

Phil 212

Environmental Thinking
4
Phil 241
Environmental Aesthetics
4
Phil 255
Environmental Ethics
4
Phil 345
Animals and Philosophy
4

Span 437/World Lit 339

Eco-Literature in the Americas
4

World Lit 319

Environmentalism and Nature in German Culture
4

World Lit 328

Haiku and Nature in Japan
4
     

ES Sciences - 2 from 2 different disciplines

Biol 115

Regional Natural History
4

Biol 130

Conservation Biology
4

Biol 177

Ecology of the American West*
4

Chem 100

Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
3

Geo 210

Environmental Geology
4

Geo 229

Geology and Ecology of Soils
3

Physics 105

Energy and the Environment
3
     
Interdisciplinary Coursework: Take a minimum of one course
EnvS 327
Biodiversity
4
EnvS 353
Environmental Justice
4
EnvS 367 ST
Land in America
4
EnvS 367 ST
Raw Geographies:
4
EnvS 369
Food, Agriculture, and Society
4
EnvS 387
Sustainability
4
EnvS 408
Western Epiphanies: Integrated Project*
4
EnvS 459
Interdisciplinary Fieldwork
4
     
Senior Coursework

EnvS 479

Environmental Citizenship and Leadership
2

Interdisciplinary Thesis or EnvS Oral Exam

 
 
*Offered only to students admitted to Semester in the West
 
Politics Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Courses - Take at least one of the following:

Pol 119

Whitman in the Global Food System
4

Pol 124

Introduction to Politics and the Environment
4

Pol 228

Political Ecology
4

Pol 287

Natural Resource Policy and Management
4
   
Political Economy Courses - Take at least one of the following:

Econ 177

Principles of Microeconomics and the Environment
4

Pol 363

Genealogies of Political Economy
4
     
Global Politics Courses - Take at least one of the following:

Pol 147

International Politics
4

Pol 232

The Politics of Globalization
4

Pol 331

Politics of International Hierarchy
4

Pol 338

North-South Relations
4

Pol 378

Transnationalism
4
     
Electives - Take an additional 12 credits in Politics - 8 credits must be above 300 level
     

Pol 490

Senior Seminar
4
Pol 497/498 Senior Thesis/Honors Thesis
3
EnvS 488/498 Senior Project/Honors Project
1

 

 

 

Environmental Studies/Sociology
 
Environmental Studies Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Introductory Coursework - Take both courses

EnvS 120

Introduction to Environmental Studies
4

EnvS 207

Methods of Environmental Analysis
3
     
Foundation Coursework - Take a minimum of two courses from the 2 areas listed below

ES Humanities-any 2 courses

CLAS 217/EnvS 217

Classical Foundations of Nature Writing
4

CLAS 226/EnvS 226

Conceptions of Nature in Greek and Roman Thought
4
EnvS 247
The Literature of Nature
4
EnvS 340
Environmental Radicals in Literature
4
EnvS 347
The Nature Essay
4
EnvS 349
Regional Literatures of Place: The W and the S
4

EnvS 358

Ecocriticism
4

EnvS 360

Environmental Writing and the American West*
4

EnvS 368ST

Mothers, Witches, and Nymphs: Concepts of Women and Nature
4

Geo 338

Pages of Stone: The Literature of Geology
3

Phil 120

Environmental Ethics
4

Phil 207

Foundations of American Romanticism
4

Phil 208

Food: What's for Dinner?
4

Phil 209

Contemporary American Romanticism
4

Phil 212

Environmental Thinking
4
Phil 241
Environmental Aesthetics
4
Phil 255
Environmental Ethics
4
Phil 345
Animals and Philosophy
4

Span 437/World Lit 339

Eco-Literature in the Americas
4

World Lit 319

Environmentalism and Nature in German Culture
4

World Lit 328

Haiku and Nature in Japan
4
     

ES Sciences - 2 from 2 different disciplines

Biol 115

Regional Natural History
4

Biol 130

Conservation Biology
4

Biol 177

Ecology of the American West*
4

Chem 100

Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
3

Geo 210

Environmental Geology
4

Geo 229

Geology and Ecology of Soils
3

Physics 105

Energy and the Environment
3
     
Interdisciplinary Coursework: Take a minimum of one course
EnvS 327
Biodiversity
4
EnvS 353
Environmental Justice (cannot count as Soc 353 as well)
4
EnvS 367 ST
Land in America
4
EnvS 367 ST
Raw Geographies:
4
EnvS 369
Food, Agriculture, and Society
4
EnvS 387
Sustainability
4
EnvS 408
Western Epiphanies: Integrated Project*
4
EnvS 459
Interdisciplinary Fieldwork
4
     
Senior Coursework

EnvS 479

Environmental Citizenship and Leadership
2

Interdisciplinary Thesis or EnvS Oral Exam

 
 
*Offered only to students admitted to Semester in the West
 
Sociology Requirements
 
Course Number
Title
Credits
Soc 117 Principles of Sociology
4
Soc 207 Social Research Methods
4
Soc 309 Environmental Sociology
4
Soc 367 History of Social Theory
4

Take one course from the following list:

Soc 348

Technology and Society
4

Soc 349

Social Environmental Movements
4

Soc 353

Environmental Justice (cannot count as ES Interdisciplinary)
4
One Additional 4 credit course in Sociology  
4
Soc 490 Current Issues in Sociology
2
Soc 492/498 Directed Research/Honors Thesis
2
EnvS 488/498 Senior Project/Honors Project
2
Take one course from the following list:

Econ 177

Principles of Microeconomics and the Environment
4

Pol 119

Whitman in the Global Food System
4

Pol 124

Introduction to Politics and the Environment
4

Pol 228

Political Ecology
4

Pol 309

Environment and Politics in the American West*
4