Undergraduate Degree - Environmental Sciences and Management Major

Program:
Environmental Sciences and Management Major
Program Code:
3287 Environmental Sci & Mgt
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS08
College:
Lyman Briggs College


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

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).

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


LB Environmental Science and Management Field of Concentration, BS (3287)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS13

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
WRA: 1. WRA: 1 course from WRA110, WRA115, WRA120, WRA125, WRA130, WRA135, WRA140, WRA145, WRA150, WRA195H, LB133, AL192, AL192H
James Madison Writing: 2. James Madison Writing: 2 courses from MC111, MC112
Residential College Writing: 3. Residential College Writing: 2 courses from RCAH111, RCAH112

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Ecology
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Ecology: 1 course from ZOL355, ZOL355L

Requirement 12: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Geology
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Geology: 1 course from GLG201

Requirement 13: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Taxonomy or Phylogenetic Biology
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Taxonomy or Phylogenetic Biology: 1 course from ENT404, PLB418, ZOL306

Requirement 14: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Biochemistry
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Biochemistry: 1 course from BMB401

Requirement 15: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Aquatic Systems
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Aquatic Systems: 1 course from FW420, PLB423, ZOL431

Requirement 16: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Microbiology
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Microbiology: 1 course from MMG301

Requirement 17: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Economics
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Economics: 1 course from EC201

Requirement 18: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Populations
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Populations: 1 course from FW424, FW444

Requirement 19: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Ecosystems Management
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Ecosystems Management: 1 course from FW410, FW412

Requirement 20: Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Social Perspectives
Major - LB Environmental Science and Management - Field Of Concentration - Social Perspectives: 1 course from FOR464, SOC452

Requirement 21: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) I - Tier I
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) I - Tier I: 1 course from LB133, WRA110, WRA115, WRA120, WRA125, WRA130, WRA135, WRA140, WRA145, WRA150, WRA195H

Requirement 22: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Mathematics and Statistics
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Mathematics and Statistics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
2 courses from LB118, LB119
2 courses from LB118, STT231
2 courses from MTH132, STT231
2 courses from MTH132, MTH133
2 courses from MTH152H, MTH153H

Requirement 23: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Biology
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Biology: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
2 courses from LB144, LB145
4 courses from BS161, BS162, BS171, BS172
4 courses from BS181H, BS182H, BS191H, BS192H

Requirement 24: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Chemistry
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Chemistry: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
3 courses from LB171, LB171L, CEM143
3 courses from CEM141, CEM161, CEM251
3 courses from LB171, LB171L, CEM251
3 courses from CEM151, CEM152, CEM161
3 courses from CEM141, CEM143, CEM161
3 courses from CEM141, CEM142, CEM161
3 courses from CEM181H, CEM182H, CEM185H
4 courses from LB171, LB171L, LB172, LB172L

Requirement 25: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Physics
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Physics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
2 courses from LB273, LB274
2 courses from PHY183, PHY184
2 courses from PHY183B, PHY184B
2 courses from PHY193H, PHY294H
4 courses from PHY181B, PHY182B, PHY251, PHY252
4 courses from PHY231B, PHY232B, PHY251, PHY252
4 courses from PHY231, PHY232, PHY251, PHY252

Requirement 26: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) II
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) II: 1 course from LB331, LB332, LB333, LB334, LB335, LB336, LB355

Requirement 27: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) III
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) III: 1 course from LB330, LB331, LB332, LB333, LB334, LB335, LB336, LB355, LB490E, ENG483, HST425

Requirement 28: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) - Tier II
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) - Tier II: 1 course from LB332, LB333, LB334, LB335, LB336, LB355, ENG483, HST425

Requirement 29: College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Senior Seminar
College - Lyman Briggs Core Program - Senior Seminar: 1 course from LB492

Requirement 30: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses numbered at the 300 and 400 levels. See academic advisor.

Requirement 31: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 32: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.