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Environmental Studies BS - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 04.20 ECOLOGY, CIP: 03.0103 Environmental Studies)

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
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
UB Seminar UBS 3
EVS 118LEC Intro Environmental Study M 3
GEO 101LEC Earth Systems Science or GLY 101LEC Natural Hazards M or M 3 or 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Global Pathway 1 P 3
Statistics M 4
GEO 106LEC Global Climate Change or GLY 102LEC Climate Change M or M 3 or 3
GEO or GLY lab M 1
Thematic Pathway 1 P 3
Total Credits: 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Global Pathway 2 P 3
Thematic Pathway 2 P 3
BIO 200LLB Evolutionary Biology M 5
Social Science Core 1 M 3
Total Credits: 14
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Global Pathway 3 P 3
Elective E 3
Thematic Pathway 3 P 3
Social Science Core 2 M 3
Social Science Core 3 M 3
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy 2 CL2 3
Elective E 3
EVS 310LLB Ecological Methods M 3
EVS 309LEC Ecology M 3
Major Track Course 1 (3XX/4XX) M 3
UBC 399MNT UB Curriculum Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Major Track Course 2 (3XX/4XX) M 3
EVS 217LEC Environmental Chemistry or CHE 101 and CHE 102 General Chemistry I & II M or M 3 or 4
EVS 315LEC Field Ecology M 3
Major Track Course 3 (3XX/4XX) M 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Major Track Course 4 (3XX/4XX) M 3
EVS 496TUT Environmental Internship M 3
GEO 481LLB Geographical Info Systems M 4
Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Major Track Course 5 (3XX/4XX) M 3
Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Elective E 2
Total Credits: 14
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: Aug 02, 2021 11:30:03