Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

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 must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in all courses listed as part of the Required Core (23 hours) as well as all courses used to satisfy requirements listed for the Environmental Science Concentration (41 hours).

 

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:


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


4. Concentration Requirements


CHEM 1200 General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

CHEM 3100 Organic Chemistry I ( 3 )  

CHEM 3330 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ( 1 )   

GEOG 2120 Geology ( 3 )  

GEOG 4230 Minerals, Energy and Environment ( 3 )  

ENSC 2600 Environmental Pollution ( 4 )  

ENSC 3700 Water Quality and Control ( 3 )  

Two of the following (6 c.h.)

BIOL 2600 Environmental Biology ( 3 )  

BIOL 2700 Environmental Problems ( 4 )  

BIOL 4200 Introduction to Biostatistics ( 3 )  

GEOG 4130 Geospatial Statistics ( 3 )  

ENSC 3950 United States Environmental Policy and Regulation ( 3 )  

HEDU 3100 Environmental Health ( 3 )  

One of the Following (3 c.h.)

ENSC 3900 Environmental Sampling and Analysis ( 4 )  

GEOG 3430 Principles of Remote Sensing ( 3 )  

GEOG 4010 Applied Geographic Information Systems ( 3 )  

GEOG 4130 Geospatial Statistics ( 3 )  

GEOG 4950 Field Mapping ( 3 )  

Four of the following (12 c.h.)

ENSC 4200 Principles of Toxicology ( 3 )  

ENSC 4300 Principles of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety ( 4 )  

ENSC 4400 Special Topics in Environmental Science ( 1 to 4 )  

ENSC 4410 Environmental Modeling & System Dynamics ( 3 )  

ENSC 4450 Environmental Chemistry ( 3 )  

ENSC 4500 Risk Assessment and Risk Communication ( 3 )  

ENSC 4600 Environmental Nanotechnology ( 3 )  

GEOG 2130 Advanced Physical Geography ( 3 )  

GEOG 2220 Economic Geography ( 3 )  

GEOG 3110 Political Geography ( 3 )  

GEOG 3500 Population Geography ( 3 )  

GEOG 4030 Geohazards Analysis with GIS ( 3 )  

GEOG 4500 Social Geography ( 3 )  

GEOG 4600 Urban Geography ( 3 )  

GEOG 4920 Theory and Methodology ( 3 )  

GEOG 4980 Independent Study ( 3 )  

5. Additional Requirements


NA

Program Notes:


NA

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Fall Semester


Spring Semester


% ENSC Elective (3)
% ENSC INT ENSU Elective (3)
# TECH Elective (3)
= General Elective (3)
% ENSC Elective (3)

Senior Year


Spring Semester


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