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The Department of Earth and Environmental Systems offers two majors each featuring specialized concentrations. In addition to the degrees programs we also offer a Geographic Information Science Certificate as well as a Geography for Social Studies Licensure. In addition, the department contributes to the secondary education programs in science education (Earth Space Science Concentration) and social studies education. The department also collaborates with and/or offers courses in African and African American studies, international studies, women’s studies, and Foundational Studies.
New Majors Starting FALL 2018
The BS Degree in Anthropology will require completion of 42-credit hours, including Anthropology, and affiliated required and elective courses. In addition, the program recommends completion of one of the following minors:
Environmental Geoscience majors must complete the required environmental, chemistry, and math courses of the core curriculum. Environmental geoscience electives may be diversified to cover a broad spectrum of environmental science topics, or may be tailored to focus on specialized topics. Up to three credits of electives may be selected from other science related courses.
Geography and Sustainability:
Geology majors must complete the required geology, mathematics, chemistry, and physics courses of the core curriculum. Geology electives may be diversified to cover a broad spectrum of geologic topics, or may be tailored to focus on discipline-related topics. Up to three credits of electives may be selected from other science related courses.
Majors prior to catalog year Fall 2018
Earth & Environmental Sciences with concentrations in:
- Atmosphere & Surface process
Human & Environmental Systems with concentrations in:
- Geographic Information Science
As a unit within the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Earth and Environmental Systems offers a curriculum that leads to a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree in either earth and environmental sciences or human and environmental systems. Candidates for these degrees must complete the University requirement of a minimum of 120 credits, including Foundational Studies course work, as well as the requirements for the departmental majors and concentrations. Candidates for a bachelor of arts degree must also complete two years, or the equivalent, of a non-native language.
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|Geography For Social Studies Licensure|