Bachelor of Arts: Environmental Studies Requirements

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES CATEGORIES AND COURSES

Introductory Course

EVST 100  Introduction to Environmental Studies (4), or equivalent

Select 1 course from each following category:

Environmental Social Science

EVST 241 Environment & Society

Earth Science

EVST 220 Physical Geography (4)
EVST 290 Environmental Geology (4)

Life Science

EVST 245 Marine Environmental Studies (4)
EVST 305  Ecology for Environmental Scientists (4)

Tools, Application & Methods: 2 Courses

EVST 235 Environmental Impact Assessment (4)
EVST 250 Environmental Design Studio I (4)
EVST 251 PanaMapping: Geodesign to Save the Rainforest
EVST 399 Research Methods & Design (4)
SPA 110 Introduction to Spatial Analysis & GIS (4)
POLI 200 Statistical Analysis and Mapping of Social Science Data (4)
MATH 111 Elementary Statistics with Applications (4)
MATH 231 Introduction to Modeling (4)

Experiential learning (practicum) take 0 credits. 
Complete one of the following:

Environmental Study Abroad

Environmental internship

Environmental travel course

Approved environmental community service activity

Environmental Studies Elective: 1 Course
Choose from EVST courses numbered 200 and above

Advanced Environmental Studies Elective: 4 Courses
Please note, at least 3 courses must be selected from the Natural Sciences Electives list and at least 3 of the 4 must be taken within EVST. Courses toward Core may not be double counted to meet elective studies requirements.

Social Science Electives

EVST 210 Energy and the Environment
EVST 215 Literature of American Environment (4)
EVST 242 Food & Nature (4)
EVST 248 Introduction to Sustainable Business (4)
EVST 276 Market-Based Conservation Policy (4)
EVST 277 Environmental Justice (3-4)
EVST 300 Environmental World Views (4)
EVST 310 Environmental Law (4)
EVST 311 Environmental Law in Action (3)
EVST 315 Environmental Nonfiction (4)
EVST 325 Public Lands Policy (4)
EVST 335 Environment and Development (4)
EVST 340 Green Business (4)
EVST 347 Innovation for Sustainability (4)
EVST 348 Advanced Sustainable Business
EVST 351 PanaMapping: GIS in the Jungle (3)
EVST 451 PanaMapping: GIS to Conserve the Rainforest (3)
ACCT 210 Principles of Financial Accounting and Reporting (4)
BUS 136 Global Marketing (4)
BUS 310 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior (4)
ECON 205 Ecological Economics (4)
PHIL 211 Environmental Ethics (4)
PLCY 100 Introduction to Public Policy Analysis (4)
POLI 207 Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
REL 122 Religion and Ecology: Environmental Ethics (4)
SPA 210 Advanced GIS (4)
SPA 230 Field Methods GIS (3)

Natural Science Electives

EVST 205 Great Environmental Disasters (4)
EVST 225 California Plants (4)
EVST 230 Biodiversity (4)
EVST 250 Environmental Design Studio I (4)
EVST 254 Climate Disruption (4)
EVST 255 Ornithology (4)
EVST 281 The Palau Expedition: Explorations in Sustainable Development (3)
EVST 350 Environmental Design Studio II (3-4)
EVST 355 The Ecology of Australia and New Zealand (3)
EVST 375 Tropical Rainforests: the Amazon, the Andes and the Inca (3)
EVST 391 Environmental Hydrology (4)
EVST 392 Oceanography (4)
EVST 430 Advanced Geology Seminar (4)

Senior Seminar & Capstone: 4-8 Credits
EVST 473 Senior Seminar
EVST 475 Senior Capstone (optional)