Environmental and Ecological Science B.S.

A Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Environmental and Ecological Science requires the completion of the Elon Core Curriculum as well as the Major Requirements listed below.

Major Requirements

Required courses: 24

BIO 2512INTRODUCTORY POPULATION BIOLOGY

3 sh

BIO 2513POPULATION BIOLOGY LABORATORY

1 sh

CHM 1110GENERAL CHEMISTRY I with LAB

4 sh

CHM 1120GENERAL CHEMISTRY II with LAB

4 sh

ENS 1110INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

3 sh

ENS 1130INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE LAB

1 sh

ENS 2000STRATEGIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INQUIRY

4 sh

ENS 4970SENIOR SEMINAR: ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

4 sh

Choose one from the following: 4-8 sh

ENS 2150/BIO 2150DIVERSITY OF LIFE

4 sh

or

BIO 1514BIODIVERSITY

4 sh

AND

BIO 1112INTRODUCTORY CELL BIOLOGY

3 sh

BIO 1113CELL BIOLOGY LABORATORY

1 sh

Choose two semester hours from one of the following: 2 sh

ENS 3985INTERNSHIP IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

2-4 sh

ENS 4999RESEARCH

1-8 sh

Management Design and Analysis. Choose two courses from the following: 8 sh

GEO 2500/ENS 2500INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

4 sh

GEO 3400/ENS 3400WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

4 sh

CHM 2110ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I with LAB

4 sh

CHM 2120ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II with LAB

4 sh

CHM 3110QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS

4 sh

ENS 2420ENVIRONMENTAL LAND USE MANAGEMENT

4 sh

ENS 2440NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

4 sh

ENS 3660SUSTAINABLE DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES

4 sh

PHY 2010GENERAL PHYSICS I

4 sh

PHY 2020GENERAL PHYSICS II

4 sh

PHY 2210UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I

4 sh

PHY 2220UNIVERSITY PHYSICS II

4 sh

STS 2320STATISTICAL MODELING

4 sh

Selection must include at least one of the following: CHM 211, CHM 212, CHM 311, CHM 311, PHY 201, PHY 221, PHY 202, PHY 222, STS 212, STS 232

Social Sciences and Humanities. Choose two courses from the following: 8 sh

ART 3390ECO ART

4 sh

COM 331ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS

4 sh

ECO 3230ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS

4 sh

PWR 3220WRITING SCIENCE

4 sh

ENG 3330AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL WRITERS

4 sh

ENS 1100HUMANS AND NATURE

4 sh

ENS 1600THE ART OF SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE

4 sh

REL 3480/PHL 3480ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS

4 sh

PST 3240ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

4 sh

PST 3440INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

4 sh

SOC 3340ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY

4 sh

Ecological Processes. Choose four courses from the following: 16 sh

BIO 3642FIELD BIOLOGY

4 sh

BIO 3612AQUATIC BIOLOGY: THE STUDY OF INLAND WATERS

4 sh

BIO 3622GENERAL ECOLOGY

4 sh

CHM 3050ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

4 sh

ENS 3140AGROECOLOGY

4 sh

ENS 3200RESTORATION ECOLOGY

4 sh

ENS 3210URBAN ECOLOGY

4 sh

ENS 3300WILDLIFE ECOLOGY

4 sh

BIO 3602/ENS 3460WETLANDS ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

4 sh

ENS 3590SPECIAL TOPICS SEMINAR

2-4 sh

Total Credit Hours: 62-66

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