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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Studies, B.A.


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The B.A. in Environmental Studies is for students who are interested in environmental policy, public decisionmaking about natural resources and conservation, environmental ethics and environmental aesthetics. As program requirements can change, students are expected to consult the department website (www.umbc.edu/ges) for the most up to date program description.

52 credit hours including:


  • 7 credits of core courses
  • 6 credits in social science and humanities
  • 21 credits in basic math and natural science
  • Three credits in or Writing Intensive (WI) Course
  • 18 upper division credits in Area of Concentration which include but are not limited to:
    • Natural Resources and Conservation
    • Environmental Mapping and Spatial Analysis
    • Environmental Thought and History
    • Environmental Policy and Conservation

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