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Major and Minor Requirements for Ecospheric Studies and Community Resilience

56 credit hours

  • Environmental Awareness
  • Justice (Ethics)
  • General Biology
  • Introduction to Resilience
  • Public Policy or Risk Analysis
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Statistics
  • SPSS Lab
  • Ecology or Agricultural Ecology
  • Designing for Resilience or Lifestyle/Community Transformation
  • Resilience Economics
  • Environmental Psychology or Environmental Sociology
  • Senior Thesis/Project
  • Internship
  • 2 Electives from Natural Sciences
  • 2 Electives from Social Sciences

Minor Requirements

19 credit hours

  • Environmental Awareness
  • Introduction to Resilience
  • Resilience Economics
  • One of these 4 courses:
    Designing for Resilience 
    Lifestyle/Community Transformation 
    Environmental Psychology 
    Environmental Sociology
  • 1 Elective from Natural Sciences
  • 1 Elective from Social Sciences

Electives

At least one choice in each cateogry must be a 300- or 400-level course

Natural Sciences

  • Introduction to Physical Sciences
  • General Chemistry I
  • Geology
  • Microbiology
  • Botany
  • Vertebrate Zoology

Social Sciences

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to Business
  • Social Psychology 
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • GPS/GIS
  • Public Relations
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship