Oct 15, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Environmental and Geographic Sciences, Environmental Science 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 through a discussion of pollution and other anthropogenic manipulation of earth systems.  The concentration addresses the increasingly interdisciplinary skill set required of modern scientists.

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 (38 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:


Freshman and sophomore years: 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:


5. Additional Requirements


NA

Program Notes:


NA

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Environmental and Geographic Science - Environmental Science 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 Lv III - Mod Foreign Language (3) 

* HUSC 1521 - Dimensions of Learning 

Spring Semester

*# CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )  

ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*# HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*# MATH 1200  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry II ( 3 )  

HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

* HUM GEC Requirement

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

CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

*# GEOG 1100  -  World Regional Geography ( 3 )  

*# GEOG 2100  -  Physical Geography ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or *  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

GEOG 2120  -  Geology ( 3 )  

#  GEOG 3435  -  Geographic Information Systems ( 3 )  

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

ENSC 2100  -  Global Environmental Sustainability ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall Semester

HEDU 3100  -  Environmental Health ( 3 )  

CHEM 3100  -  Organic Chemistry I ( 3 )  

% ENSC INT ENSC Elective (3)

% GEOG INT GEOG Elective (3)

% CHEM 3310- Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (1) 

= General Elective (3)

Spring Semester

% ENSC Elective (3)

% ENSC INT ENSC Elective (3)

# TECH Elective (3)

= General Elective (3)

% ENSC Elective (3)
  

Senior Year

Fall Semester    

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

GEOG 4130  -  Geospatial Statistics ( 3 )   or # BIOL 4200  -  Introduction to Biostatistics ( 3 )   

% GEOG 4230  -  Minerals, Energy and Environment ( 3 )   

% ADVANCED Elective (3)
= GENERAL Elective (3) 

Spring Semester

% ADVANCED Elective (3)

% Tech Elective (3)

# ENSC General Elective (3)

ENSC 4510  -  Environmental Science Internship ( 3 )   or ENSC 4800  -  Introduction to Research ( 1 to 3 )  

Total Minimum Credit Hours = 120

Distribution of Hours 

* General Education Curriculum Course

(SI) Speaking Intensive

(WI) Writing Intensive

# Environmental and Geographic Science Core Course

% Environmental Science Concentration Core Course

= General Electives

 

 

 

 

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