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Environmental Geosciences BS - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 04.20 ECOLOGY, CIP: 40.0699 Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other)

Department of Environment and Sustainability

602 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4670

Dr. Nicholas Henshue
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
BIO 200LLB Evolutionary Biology M 5
GLY 101LEC Natural Hazards or GEO 101LEC Earth Systems Science (with lab) M/SLI1 or M/SLI1 3 or 3
MTH 121LR Surv Calculus & Appl 1 M/MQR 4
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
GLY 102LEC Climate Change or GEO 106LEC Global Climate Change M/SLI2 or M/SLI2 4 or 4
MTH 122LR Surv Calculus & Appl 2 M 4
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 101LLR General Chemistry & CHE 113 Lab M 5
PHY 101LR College Physics or PHY 107LR General Physics 1 M or M 4 or 4
EVS 309LEC Ecology M 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 102LLR General Chemistry & CHE 114 Lab M 5
PHY 102LR College Physics or PHY 108LR General Physics 2 M or M 4 or 4
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
CIE 340LR Environmental Engineering M 3
GEO 350LEC Field and Lab Techniques M 3
EVS 310LLB Ecological Methods or GEO 350LEC Field and Lab Techniques M or M 3 or 3
Communication Literacy CL2 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
GEO 481LLB Geographical Info Systems M 4
PHI 234LEC Environmental Ethics M 3
Env Sci Elective M 3
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Env Sci Elective M 3
GEO 470LEC Integr Environment Mgmt M 3
Env Sci Elective M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
GLY 462LLB Aqueous Geochemistry M 3
Env Sci Elective M 3
Env Sci Elective M 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 12
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Sep 17, 2021 14:40:02