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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Environmental Physical Science, Composite Major B.BS.ENPS


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Environmental physical science is a field of study that includes study of environmental problems such as water quality and management, contaminant chemistry and monitoring, land reclamation, waste treatment, land-use planning, soil testing, hazardous waste disposal and energy management and production.

Required Core - 37 semester hours


Take three courses from the following eight courses:


  • GEOE 322 - Structural Geology (at SDSM&T)

Take two courses from the following five courses:


Elective


Take one course and corresponding lab (if applicable) from the following or other courses with the prefix GEOL/GEOE/MATH from above - can not duplicate from above

System Gen Ed Requirements (SGRs) - 30 semester hours


  • ENGL 101
  • ENGL 201
  • SPCM - Gen Ed - Speech (1 class) - 3 semester hours
  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics (1 class) - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science (2 classes from different subjects) - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Arts & Humanities (2 classes from different subjects) - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Sciences & Lab (2 classes/corresponding labs) - 6-8 semester hours

Globalization Requirement


* Global Requirement:  depending on your selection, this requirement will satisfy 3 hours of either Social Science or Arts & Humanities requirements.  Take 1 course from AIS/HIST 257, ANTH 210, ARTH 211/212/251, ENGL 211/212, GEOG 210, HIST 121/122/153, HUM 100, MCOM 151, POLS 141/250.

A minor is NOT required with this major but electives are required to total 120 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses.

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