• Environmental Science 1
  • Environmental Science Program Requirements

  • I. Written Composition: 6 hours
    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 101. Written English I (3)
    • EH 102. Written English II (3)
      OR
    • EH 103. Honors English I (3)
    • EH 104. Honors English II (3)

    II. Humanities and Fine Arts: 12 hours
    A. Choose one of the following sequences:

    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)
      OR
      Choose one of the following:
    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
      AND
    • SP 102. Introductory Spanish II (3) (or higher)
      OR
    • FR 102. Introductory French II (3) (or higher)
      OR
    • PL 100. An Introduction to Philosophy: Humans and Society (3)
      OR
    • PL 204. Medical Ethics (3)

    B. Any one of the following:

    • AT 100. Introduction to Art (3)
    • MU 100. Introduction to Music (3)
    • TH 100. Introduction to Theatre (3)
      OR
      For Honors students, the following:
    • HR 100. Honors Forum (1)
    • HR 200. Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary (2)

    C. Three semester hours from the following:

    • SH 100. Principles of Public Speaking (3)
    • SH 150. Professional Speaking (3)
    III. Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 11 hours
    • BY 103. Honors Biology (4)
      OR
    • BY 104. Principles of Biology (4)
      AND
    • MH 114. Precalculus Trigonometry (3) or higher math

    For majors in Chemistry, Biological or Environmental Sciences:

    • CH 111. General Chemistry I (4)

    IV. History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 12 hours
    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • HY 101. History of Western Civilization I (3)
    • HY 102. History of Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 103. Honors Western Civilization (3)
    • HY 104. Honors Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 211. American History I (3)
    • HY 212. American History II (3)

    B. Six semester hours from the following:

    • AN 100. Introduction to Anthropology (3)
    • EC 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) 
    • EC 201. Principles of Microeconomics (3) 
    • PS 110. American Government (3)
    • PY 100. General Psychology (3)
    • SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3)
      OR
    • SY 110. Social Problems (3)

    V. UWA Experience: 2 hours
    A. Two semester hours from the following:

    • UWA 101. Freshman Seminar (2)

    Biology, Conservation and Field Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, Marine Biology, and Environmental Sciences Basic Curriculum

    • BY 212. General Botany (4)
    • BY 222. General Zoology (4)
    • CH 112. General Chemistry II (4)
  • Environmental Science Program Requirements

    Core Curriculum for Environmental Sciences Comprehensive Majors: 40 hours

    • BY 450. Ecology (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • EN 308. Seminar in Environmental Sciences (1)
    • EN 360. Environmental Chemistry (3)
    • EN 400. Senior Seminar (1)
    • EN 409. Environmental Sciences Internship (12)
    • EN 441. Environmental Toxicology (4)
    • EN 480. Environmental Law (3)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • GE 370. Environmental Geology (4) 

    Environmental Sciences Comprehensive: 56-57 Hours

    Electives from the following list: 9-10 Hours

    • BY 340. Microbiology (4)
    • BY 421. Parasitology (4)
    • BY 429. Entomology (4)
    • BY 459. Alabama Natural Communities (4)
    • BY 461. Aquatic Biology (4)
    • CH 321. Analytical Chemistry (4)
    • CH 422. Instrumental Analysis (4)
    • EN 307. Independent Study in Environmental Sciences (1-8)
    • EN 404. Research Design and Data Analysis (3)
    • EN 453. Appalachian Ecology (4)
    • EN 457. Natural History of the Black Belt (3)
    • EN 458. Subtropical Ecology (4)
    • EN 495. Research in Environmental Sciences (3)
    • TY 338. Geospatial Information Systems (3)
    • TY 351. Advanced Occupational Safety and Health (3)
    • TY 352. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (3) 

    Field Electives from the following list: 3-4 hours

    • EN 453. Appalachian Ecology (4)
    • EN 457. Natural History of the Black Belt (3)
    • EN 458. Subtropical Ecology (4)