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

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