Oct 17, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Environmental and Geographic Science, Geoscience Concentration, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


This concentration is designed to meet the education needs of students seeking to develop a focus on a specific area of human-environmental interaction as well as develop skills in geographic information science techniques, such as GIS and remote sensing.

1. 120 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.  Complete the General Education Curriculum (GEC) requirements as listed in this catalog, including speech intensive and writing intensive course.   Students much achieve a minimum grade of “C” in all courses listed as part of the Required Core (35-37 hours) as well as all courses used to satisfy requirements listed for the Geoscience Concentration (36 hours).  Complete 3 credit hours of research or participate in a 3 credit-hour internship in a public or private sector agency or organization where opportunities are provided for observing and preforming a variety of geographic science functions under supervision of a professional. 

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete General Education Curriculum  required by the University as detailed on the four-year course of study, except the following department prescribed general education courses.

3. Program Requirements:


Non-departmental requirements (must have a grade of 'C' or better):


5. Additional Requirements


N/A

Program Notes:


N/A

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Environmental and Geographic Sciences - Geoscience Concentration

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

*# BIOL 1300  -  Molecules and Cell Function ( 4 )  

ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )   

* MFL Lvl II - Modern Foreign Language (3)

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

 

Semester Hours: 15

 

Spring Semester

*# CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )  

ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*# GEOG 1100  -  World Regional Geography ( 3 )   

HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  
 

Semester Hours: 17

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

* GEC Requirement (3)

MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )  (SI)

CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

GEOG 2120  -  Geology ( 3 )   

*# GEOG 2100  -  Physical Geography ( 3 )  

 

 Semester Hours: 16

 

Spring Semester

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

GEOG 2140  -  Oceanography ( 3 )  

ENSC 2100  -  Global Environmental Sustainability ( 3 )  

ENG 2105  -  Introduction to Technical Writing ( 3 )  (WI)

GEOG 3435  -  Geographic Information Systems ( 3 )  

 

Semester Hours: 15

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

HEDU 3100  -  Environmental Health ( 3 )  

CHEM 3100  -  Organic Chemistry I ( 3 )  

% INT ENSC Elective  (3)

% INT GEOG Elective (3)

%CHEM 3330  -  Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ( 1 )  

= General Elective (2)

Semester Hours: 15

 

Spring Semester

% ENSC Elective (3)

% INT ENSC Elective (3)

 # Tech Elective (3)

= GENERAL Elective (3)

# ENSC Electives (3)

Semester Hours: 15
 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

ENSC 3950  -  United States Environmental Policy and Regulation ( 3 )  

= General Elective (3)

GEOG 4230  -  Minerals, Energy and Environment ( 3 )  

% ADVANCE Elective (3)

= General Elective (3)
 

Total Hours: 15

 

Spring Semester

% Advanced Elective (3) 

% TECH Elective (3) 

#General Electives (3) 

= General Elective (3)
 

Total Hours: 12
 

Total Minimum Credit Hours = 120

 

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum Course

(SI) Speaking Intensive

(WI) Writing Intensive

# Environmental and Geographic Science Core Course

% Geoscience Concentration Core Course

= General Electives

 

 

 

 

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