Sep 18, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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. 124Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 124 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:


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 )  

*#  GEOG 1100  -  World Regional Geography ( 3 )  

*MFL Lvl II - Modern Foreign Language (3)

*  UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

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 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

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

#  ENSC 2100  -  Global Environmental Sustainability ( 3 )  

*#  GEOG 2100  -  Physical Geography ( 3 )  

= General Elective (3)

Spring Semester

* Arts & Humanities GEC (3)

%  GEOG 2120  -  Geology ( 3 )  

%  GEOG 2140  -  Oceanography ( 3 )  

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

= General Elective (3)

Junior Year

Fall Semester

HEDU 3100  -  Environmental Health ( 3 )  

GEOG 3435  -  GEOG 3435 ( 3 )  

GEOG 3310 - Climatology (3)

% GEOG INT GEOG Elective (3)

= General Elective (3)

Spring Semester

#  PHYS 2110  -  General Physics I ( 4 )  or

#  PHYS 2305  -  Fundamentals of Physics I ( 3 )  

#  ENSC 4420  -  Environmental Science Seminar ( 1 )  

% ADVANCED Elective (3)

% INT GEOG Elective (3)

= General Elective (3)

= General Elective (3)

Summer

#  ENSC 4510  -  Environmental Science Internship ( 3 )  or

#  ENSC 4800  -  Introduction to Research ( 1 to 3 )  

Senior Year

Fall Semester

#  ENSC 4420  -  Environmental Science Seminar ( 1 )  

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

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

% TECH Elective (3)

% INT/TECH/ADVANCED Elective (3)

= General Elective (3)

Spring Semester

#  ENSC 4420  -  Environmental Science Seminar ( 1 )  

%  GEOG 4950  -  Field Mapping ( 3 )  

#  GEOG 4130  -  Geospatial Statistics ( 3 )  

% ADVANCED Elective (3)

= General Elective (3)

 

Total Credit Hours = 124

Key to symbols used:

* General Education Curriculum Course

(SI) Speaking Intensive

(WI) Writing Intensive

# Environmental and Geographic Science Core Course

% Geoscience Concentration Core Course

= General Electives