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B.A. in Environmental Studies

B.A. in Environmental Studies

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 50 credit hours with grades of C or better Course Requirements ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (17 CREDIT HOURS) REQUIRED (11 CREDIT HOURS) ENVS-160 Introduction to Environmental Science I FA5 (4) ENVS-260 Introduction to Environmental Science II FA5 (4) ENVS-492 Senior Capstone in Environmental Studies (3) CORE ELECTIVES (6 CREDIT HOURS) ENVS-300 Conservation (3) ENVS-310 Environmental Methods (3) ENVS-350 Environmental Geology (3) ENVS-460 Climatology (3) ENVS-470 Water Resources (3) ENVS-505 Energy (3) NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (12 CREDIT HOURS) BIOLOGY Complete one of the following: BIO-100 Great Experiments in Biology FA5 (4) BIO-110 General Biology I FA5 (4) CHEMISTRY Complete one of the following: CHEM-100 The Molecular World FA5 (4) CHEM-110 General Chemistry I FA5 (4) MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS Complete one of the following: MATH-211 Applied Calculus I (4) MATH-221 Calculus I (4) STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4) STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4) SOCIAL SCIENCES (15 CREDIT HOURS) REQUIRED (6 CREDIT HOURS) ECON-100 Macroeconomics FA4 (3) ECON-200 Microeconomics FA4 (3) 200-LEVEL COURSE (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one of the following: GOVT-210 Political Power and American Public Policy FA4 (3) SISU-240 International Development (3) SISU-250 Environmental Sustainability and Global Health (3) 300-LEVEL COURSE (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one of the following: ANTH-334 Environmental Justice (3) ANTH-350 Special Topics (3) (approved topic) SOCY-389 Society and the Global Environment (3) ADDITIONAL 300-LEVEL COURSE (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one of the following: Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the department. ECON-379 Economics of Environmental Policy (3) SISU-328 Global Economy and Sustainable Development (3) SISU-349 Topics in Global Inequality, Development, Environmental Sustainability, and Global Health (3) (sustainability related topic) SISU-350 Topics in Environmental Sustainability and Global Health (3) (sustainability related topic) SISU-352 Environmental Politics of Asia (3) SISU-359 Environment, Conflict, and Peace (3) SISU-370 Topics in Justice, Ethics, and Human Rights (3) SKILLS (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one of the following: COMM-200 Writing for Communication (3) CSC-310 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3) EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete a maximum of 3 credit hours from: ENVS-490 Independent Study Project in Environmental Studies (1-6) ENVS-491 Internship in Environmental Studies (1-6)