Environmental Science Foundation Courses (5 courses):
Required Math and Science Courses (5 courses):
Geo-Spatial Courses (2 courses):
Policy and Management Courses (2 courses):
Science and Technology Electives (4 courses):4
Senior Research (1 course):5
Core Curriculum (11 courses):
Free Electives (10 courses):
1 Biology and/or Chemistry laboratory courses >2000 level may fulfill this requirement
2 Biostatistics and Experimental Design (BIO 3105) or Statistical Methods (MAT 4310) may fulfill this requirement
3 Calculus for Life Sciences (MAT 1310) may fulfill this requirement
4 Courses that count as GEV Science and Technology Electives for the B.A. Environmental Studies degree may also include: Introductory Ecology (BIO 3255, 4 credits); Conservation Biology (BIO 4801, 3 credits); Field Ecology and Evolution (BIO 4451/4452, 2/2 credits); Environmental Geology (GLY 2805, 3 credits).
5 Senior Thesis and Independent Study can be performed with a faculty member in Geography and the Environment or another cognate science department (e.g., Biology or Chemistry), with permission.
6 At least one ACS seminars may be fulfilled by students in Environmental Learning Community.
7 Must be designated as “Core History”
8 Students with AP Calculus credit must take any MAT course at Villanova. The AP course will be counted toward the major requirement.
9 Ten courses--consider course offerings with environmental content.