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Environmental Science Program

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Hours required: minimum 26 qtr hrs

Required Courses

  • GEOG 1201, 1202, 1203: Environmental Systems (12 qtr hrs)
  • BIOL 1011/1021: Evolution Heredity & Biodiversity (5 qtr hrs)
  • BIOL 2010/2011: General Ecology (5 qtr hrs)
  • GEOG 2700: Contemporary Environmental Issues (4 qtr hrs)

Students having completed the required courses as part of other degree program requirements (foundations, major, etc.) will complete the 26 qtr hr requirement by taking courses from the following list:

  • BIOL 2050 Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 2310 Biodiversity of Flowering Plants
  • BIOL 2510 General Genetics
  • BIOL 2610 Vertebrate Zoology
  • BIOL 3020 Aquatic Ecology
  • BIOL 3030 Alpine Ecology
  • BIOL 3040 Plant Ecology
  • BIOL 3055 Ecology of the Rockies
  • BIOL 3070 Ecological Field Methods
  • BIOL 3110 Plant Taxonomy
  • BIOL 3400 Ornithology
  • BIOL 3410 Animal Behavior
  • BIOL 3700 Advanced Topics in Ecology
  • CHEM 2240 Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 2451 Organic Chemistry I (plus lab: CHEM 2461)
  • CHEM 3210 Instrumental Analysis
  • CHEM 3410 Environmental Chemistry I: Atmospheric
  • CHEM 3411 Environmental Chemistry II: Aquatic
  • CHEM 3412 Environmental Chemistry III: Toxicology
  • ENVI 2660 Mountain Islands and Desert Seas
  • ENVI 3000 Environmental Regulation and Laws
  • ENVI 3200 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
  • ENVI 3270 Environmental Impact Assessment
  • ENVI 3550 Environmental Issues- Colorado
  • ENVI 3660 Geog & Ecol of Costa Rica
  • GEOG 2010 Map Reading: Use and Analysis
  • GEOG 2020 Computer Cartography
  • GEOG 2100 Introduction to GIS
  • GEOG 2200 Air Photo Interpretation
  • GEOG 2600 World Regional Climatology
  • GEOG 2800 Geography of Colorado
  • GEOG 2900 Reading the Landscape- Off-road Geography
  • GEOG 3030 Field Methods
  • GEOG 3040 GPS for Resource Mapping
  • GEOG 3130 Advanced GIS
  • GEOG 3140 Advanced Computer Cartography
  • GEOG 3200 Remote Sensing
  • GEOG 3310 Cult/Nature/Econ/Human Ecology
  • GEOG 3320 Global Change-Human Dimensions
  • GEOG 3420 Urban & Regional Planning
  • GEOG 3430 Land Use: Plan, Policy, Urban Growth
  • GEOG 3440 Urban Transportation Planning
  • GEOG 3500 Reconstructing Quaternary Environments
  • GEOG 3510 Biogeography
  • GEOG 3520 Geography of Soils
  • GEOG 3600 Meteorology
  • GEOG 3610 Climatology
  • GEOG 3620 Applied Climatology
  • GEOG 3630 Dendroclimatology
  • GEOG 3700 Environment and Development
  • GEOG 3810 Natural Resource Law
  • GEOG 3830 Natural Resource Management
  • GEOG 3840 Water Resource Analysis
  • GEOG 3850 Renewable Energy Technologies
  • GEOG 3860 GIS Applications to Natural Resources
  • GEOG 3955 Pollen Analysis Seminar
  • GEOL 2010 Landform Analysis: Geomorphology
  • GEOL 2020 Historical Geology
  • GEOL 2380 Rocks and Minerals
  • GEOL 2400 Geology and Ecology of the SW
  • GEOL 2800 Geology of National Parks
  • GEOL 3010 Process Geomorphology
  • GEOL 3100 Environmental Geology
  • GEOL 3300 Petroleum Geology
  • GEOL 3540 Hydrology