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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Sustainability, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map


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First Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
ENVS 105 - Research and Careers in Environmental Sustainability   1   ECON 110  OR ECON 111  or Gen Ed Elective 3
GEOG 100 - Introductory Geography  or Gen Ed Elective 3   BIOL 181 - Biology II: Ecology and Evolution   4
ENVS 110 - Environmental Sustainability   3   GEOL 102  OR GEOL 120   3
STAT 101 - Introduction to Statistics   3   Gen Ed Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3      
TOTAL 16   TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
ECON 227  OR POLS 235    3   PHIL 230 - Environmental Ethics   3
GEOG 201 - Physical Geography of the Global Environment   3   GEOG 241 - Geographic Information Systems: Principles and Methods   3
GEOG 233 - Geography of Urban Environments   3   ENVS 201 - Environmental Issues   3
Gen Ed Elective and/or OCS Elective 3   Elective or OCS Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
ENVS 250 - Environmental Monitoring   3   ENVS 291 - Interdisciplinary Junior Seminar   3
BIOL 282 - Ecology   4   SOC 254  OR ENVS 264   3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 2   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Fourth Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
ENVS 397 - Environmental Internship   3   ENVS 390 - Environmental Sustainability Seminar   3
LITR 247  OR PHIL 247   3   Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3   Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 1
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 13

Total Credits for Degree: 120 

Elective Key and Math Course Guidance


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attribute(s): Basic Communication (BC3), Mathematics (M3), American History (AM3), World Civilizations (OW3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

OCS Elective: any course that carries an Oral Communication Skills (OCS) attribute. This is a degree requirement  for students matriculating in or after Fall 2020.

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course at the 200- or 300-level. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course at the 200- or 300-level carrying an LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

Math Course Guidance


SUNY Oneonta recognizes that students enter college with different math backgrounds. For guidance on the math course(s) most suited to your preparation and program of study, visit the College's Math Pathways site.

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