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2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog 
2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science, Geoscience-Chemistry Concentration, BS

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Requirements for the Environmental Science major include 10 core credits and at least 45 additional credits in the Biology Concentration or at least 43 additional credits in the Geoscience-Chemistry Concentration.


Students majoring in Environmental Science should seek assistance in planning their program of study with an advisor in the department.

Transfer students must take a minimum of 12 biology credits (for Biology Concentration) or 12 geoscience/chemistry credits (for Geoscience-Chemistry Concentration) at Edgewood College.

Students with specific goals for careers or post-graduate study may be advised to take some courses at the University of Wisconsin-Madison through Edgewood College’s Collaborative Program.

Geoscience-Chemistry Concentration students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher in ALL Geoscience and Chemistry courses used to fulfill the major requirements (courses listed on Degree Audit). Only Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience, or Math courses in which the student receives a grade of CD or better will be accepted toward the major.

Core Courses for the Environmental Science Major

Geoscience-Chemistry Concentration Requirements

At least 53 credits (including major core (10 credits), concentration (27-29 credits), electives (14 credits), and mathematics (2-4 credits).

Mathematics Courses

One of the following Mathematics courses:

Elective Credits

14 elective credits, to include at least two 300+ level courses in Chemistry (CHEM prefix) or Geoscience (GEOS prefix)

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