Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Environmental Studies (CASNR)

Applied Climate Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 101 Environmental Studies Orientation 1 cr
ACE 1 (ENGL 151 preferred) 3 cr
Life Science 4 cr
MATH 1xx (per MPE) 2-5 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
Total Credits 13
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ACE 2 (ALEC 102 preferred) 3 cr
Math (if needed) 2-5 cr
Earth Science 3 cr
ACE 5 or 7 3 cr
Economics 3 cr
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
Total Credits 18

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 201 Science, Systems, Environment and Sustainability 3 cr
NRES 220 Principles of Ecology 3 cr
NRES 222 Ecology Laboratory 1 cr
CHEM 105 or CHEM 109 4 cr
WATS 281 Introduction to Water Science 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 249 Individual and Cultural Perspectives on the Environment 3 cr
Elective 4 cr
METR 100 Weather and Climate 4 cr
Human Dimensions 3 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
Total Credits 17

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
Policy 3 cr
ENVR 495 Internship in Environmental Studies 1 cr
Physics 4 cr
AECN 265 Resource and Environmental Economics I 3 cr
NRES 208 Applied Climate Sciences 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 319 Environmental Engagement and the Community 2 cr
NRES 370 Basic and Applied Climatology 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
GIS 3 cr
Statistics 3 cr
Human Dimensions 3 cr
Total Credits 17

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 499A Environmental Studies Senior Thesis I 1 cr
Human Dimensions (400 level) 3 cr
ENSC 230 Energy and the Environment: Economics and Policy 3 cr
METR 487/887 Earth's Climate: Past, Present, Future 3 cr
COMM/INT Skills (NRES 260 preferred) 3 cr
Total Credits 13
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 499B Environmental Studies Senior Thesis II 2 cr
Human Dimensions (400 level) 3 cr
NRES 452 or NRES 478 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
ACE 5 or 7 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Natural Resources Option 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 101 Environmental Studies Orientation 1 cr
ACE 1 (ENGL 151 preferred) 3 cr
Life Science 3 cr
MATH 1xx (per MPE) 2-5 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
Total Credits 12
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ACE 2 (ALEC 102 preferred) 3 cr
MATH (if needed) 2-5 cr
Earth Science 3 cr
ACE 5 or 7 3 cr
Economics 3 cr
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
Total Credits 18

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 201 Science, Systems, Environment and Sustainability 3 cr
NRES 220 Principles of Ecology 3 cr
NRES 222 Ecology Laboratory 1 cr
CHEM 105 or CHEM 109 4 cr
WATS 281 Introduction to Water Science 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 249 Individual and Cultural Perspectives on the Environment 3 cr
CHEM 106 or CHEM 110 4 cr
Earth Science Climate 3 cr
Human Dimensions 3 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
Policy 3 cr
ENVR 495 Internship in Environmental Studies 1 cr
Physics 4-5 cr
AECN 265 Resource and Environmental Economics I 3 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 319 Environmental Engagement and the Community 2 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
GIS 3 cr
Statistics 3 cr
Human Dimensions 3 cr
Total Credits 17

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 499A Environmental Studies Senior Thesis I 1 cr
Human Dimensions (400 level) 3 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
COMM/INT Skills (NRES 260 preferred) 3 cr
Total Credits 13
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 499B Environmental Studies Senior Thesis II 2 cr
Human Dimensions (400 level) 3 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
Emphasis Area 3 cr
ACE 5 or 7 3 cr
Total Credits 14
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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