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Effective with the Class of 2017

Total courses required: 11

I. Environmental Studies Core:

_______ ES 196*

_______ ES 211

_______ ES 223

_______ ES 225

_______ ES 230

_______ ES 400 or 460

* Students must earn a grade of C or above in ES196 to continue with the major. ES196 may only be taken once. Students who do not meet the grade requirement may petition the department.

II. Electives

Five elective courses at the 200 or 300 level






  • Up to two elective courses may be taken off-campus or in other departments, subject to advisor approval.
  • Students must complete an area of concentration through their choice of electives.
  • Students may petition to count an ES 100-level or ES FYS course as an elective if it is the first ES course taken. ES121 cannot count toward the ES major or minor.


Revised 9/2016