Environmental studies students working on Iowa Monarch Survey research.

Concentrations Capstone Honors

Major:

1. Any one of the following courses:

  • ENV 101 (Environmental Perspectives)
  • GEO 105 (Marine Geology)
  • GEO 122 (Climate Change)
  • PHI 109 (Ethics and Climate Change)
  • PSY 243 (Psychological Insights: Environmental Problems)
  • Topics courses (such as BIO 108) will be considered by the program chair on a case-by-case basis
  • A minimum score of 3 on the AP Environmental Science exam

2. ENV 201 (Environmental Chemistry)

3. ENV 202 (Environmental Biology)

4. ENV 301 (Environmental Geology)

5. ECB 261 (Global Environmental Economics)

6. Choose any two of the following:

  • ENG 220 (Nature Writing)
  • ENG 347 (Literature and Arts of the Wilderness)
  • ENG 350 (Nature Writers)
  • PHI 224 (Environmental Ethics)
  • SOC 358 (Sociology of the Environment)

7. Concentration - Five (5) electives that define an area of study, at least two (2) of which must be at or above the 300-level; must be acceptable to your environmental studies advisor

8. Capstone experience

Honors entail additional requirements. 

Minor:

1. One of the prescribed introductory courses

2. ECB 261

3. At least two of the following:

  • ENV 201
  • ENV 202
  • ENV 301

4. Any two of the following:

  • ENG 220
  • ENG 347
  • ENG 350
  • PHI 224
  • SOC 358