Degree Requirements for ENVS Majors: 2019-2020 Bulletin

General Education Requirements:  University Core (21-24 credits)
 

General Education Requirements:  VCU Life Sciences (3-11 credits)

  • STAT 210 or STAT 212
  • Foreign language Requirement*: 2 courses (not required for students who completed three levels of one foreign language in high school)

Major Requirements: Environmental Studies (71-72 credits; at least 34 must be upper level)

  • MATH 151 Precalculus (4 cr)
  • Two biology courses (151, 152) with labs (8 cr)
  • Two chemistry courses (101, 102) with labs (8 cr)
  • One physics course (201 or 207) with labs (4-5 cr)
  • ENVS 101* and 102 Introduction to Environmental Studies I & II (6 cr) New for fall 2019!
  • ENVS 105 Physical Geology or URSP 204 Physical Geography (3 cr)
  • ENVS 311 Politics of the Environment (3 cr)
  • STAT 314 Applications of Statistics (4 cr)
  • BIOL 317 Ecology (3 cr)
  • ECON 325 Environmental Economics (3 cr)
  • ENVS 330 Environmental Pollution (3 cr)
  • ENVS/Z 335 Environmental Geology & Lab (4 cr)
  • ENVS 401 Meteorology & Climatology (3 cr)
  • ENVS 411 Oceanography (3 cr)
  • ENVS 499 Capstone (0 cr- must be taken along with a qualifying ENVS elective course)
  • Environmental Studies Electives (12 cr)

VCU Requirements:  120 total credits, 45 upper-level credits, 2.0 cumulative and major GPA

View a more detailed list of ENVS degree requirements.