Academic Programs Catalog

Lyman Briggs College

Undergraduate Program

Environmental Sciences and Management Major

                     
  4. Environmental Sciences and Management  
  a. A minimum of 41 credits from the courses listed below including:  
  (1) One of the following groups of courses (8 or 10 credits):  
  (a) LB 118 Calculus I   5
  STT 231 Statistics for Scientists 3
  (b) MTH 132 Calculus I   3
  MTH 133 Calculus II   4
  STT 231 Statistics for Scientists 3
  (2) One course from each of the following 7 areas (24 to 26 credits):  
  (a) Ecology:  
  ZOL 355 Ecology 3
ZOL 355L Ecology Laboratory 1
(b) Geology:
GLG 201 The Dynamic Earth 4
(c) Taxonomy or Phylogenetic Biology:
ENT 404 Fundamentals of Entomology 4
PLB 418 Plant Systematics 3
ZOL 306 Invertebrate Biology 4
(d) Biochemistry:
BMB 401 Basic Biochemistry 4
(e) Aquatic Systems:
FW 420 Stream Ecology 3
(f) Microbiology:
MMG 301 Introductory Microbiology 3
(g) EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
(3) One course from each of the following three groups (9 to 11 credits):
(a) FOR 464 Forest Resource Economics (W)  3
SOC 452 Environment and Society 3
(b) FW 424 Population Analysis and Management 4
FW 444 Conservation Biology 3
(c) FW 410 Upland Ecosystem Management 3
FW 417 Wetland Ecology and Management 3
Students who elect Sociology 452 must also complete Sociology 452L to meet
requirement 4. a. (3) (a).