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2014-2015 University Catalog Roadmaps - College of Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science and Policy - 4 Year Plan

Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course Units Course Units
Semester 1 Semester 2
Composition or Oral Comm  3 Oral Comm or Composition  3
GE Class  3 MATH 115 or MATH 119A or MATH 122 (GE B2)  3-4
POSC 100 (GE D1b) or other GE Class 3 GE Class or POSC 100 (GE D1b) 3
Lower Division major elective (GE B3)* 3 Critical Thinking  3
    GEOL 102 & 104 (GE B1b) 4
Total Units 12 Total Units 16-17
Semester 3 Semester 4
BIOL 200 (GE B1a) or BIOL 211 4 ECON 101 (GE D2)  3
ECON 100 (GE D2)  3 ESP 200  3
CHEM 140 or CHEM 111A or GEOL 191 3-5 GEOL 280  3
GE Class or POSC 100 (GE D1b)  3 BIOL 260**  3
    GE Class or POSC 100 (GE D1b) 3
Total Units 14-16 Total Units 15
Semester 5 Semester 6
ESP 300 3 GEOL 300I (GE Capstone)  3
POSC 328 (GE D2) or POSC 329 or POSC 431 or POSC 432 3 GEOG 442, GEOG 447, GEOG 455, or GEOG 458  3
ECON 310  3 ECON 462, ECON 463, or ECON 464  3
BIOL 350**  3 HIST 464I or ENGL 444 or A/ST 350 or WGSS424 3
Elective Course 3 Internship, field, or service course****  3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15
Semester 7 Semester 8
GEOG 481 or 473***  4 ESP 400  3
GE Capstone Course  3 GE Class  3
Upper Division Major Elective (3 of 6 units)  3 Elective 3
Upper Division Major Elective (3 of 6 units)  3 Elective 3
Elective Course 2 Elective  3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15

At least 12 units of the the major electives must be in upper division courses.

*Lower division ES&P major electives include GEOG 140 or BIOL 100 or any introductory ENV Science or Studies course at another institution

**Students may be allowed to substitute BIOL 200 and MATH 115 for the prerequisites for BIOL 260 and 350. See advisor.

***GEOG 473 requires GEOG 200 and 280 as prerequisite courses. BIOL 260 can substitute for GEOG 200.

****GEOG 492, ES&P 495, and NSCI 492 are approved internship courses;

  • ANTH 450, BIOL 457 or 459 or GEOG 443 or 448 or 486 are approved field courses
  • ENGL 444, HIST 482i, or any ES&P approved course that also meets Service Learning credit qualify as ES&P service courses