Suggested Degree Pathway for Environmental Science - Environmental Studies Option

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1010/ HONR.1100 College Writing I/FYSH (CW) 3
CHEM.1210 Chemistry I (SCL), (STEM) 3
CHEM.1230L Chemistry I Lab (SCL) 1
ENVI.1010 Environmental Science Seminar (IL) 1
MATH.1310 Calculus I (MATH)1 4
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH)4 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1020 College Writing II (CW) 3
CHEM.1220 Chemistry II (SCL) 3
CHEM.1240L Chemistry II Lab (SCL) 1
ENVI.1020 Environmental Problems Sem. 1
MATH.xxxx Mathematics Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS)4 3
Total 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENVI.2010 Earth & Env. Systems I 3
ENVI.2030L Earth & Env. Systems Lab I (CTPS), (QL) 1
PHYS.1030 General Physics I 3
PHYS.1030L General Physics Lab I 1
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
xxxx.xxxx Focus Elective2 3
Total 14

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENVI.2020 Earth & Env. Systems II (QL) 3
ENVI.2040L Earth & Env. Systems Lab II (CTPS) 1
PHYS.1040 General Physics II 3
PHYS.1040L General Physics Lab II 1
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
Total 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.1110 Principles of Biology I 3
BIOL.1170L Experimental Biology I 1
GEOL.3150 Environmental Geochemistry (AIL), (WOC) 4
GEOL.3070 Earth Materials I3 3
GEOL.3090L Earth Materials I Lab3 1
xxxx.xxxx Focus Elective2 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.1120 Principles of Biology II 3
BIOL.1180L Experimental Biology II 1
GEOL.3140 Hydrogeology 3
GEIL.3080 Earth Materials II3 3
GEOL.3100L Earth Materials II Lab3 1
xx.xxx Focus Elective2 3
xx.xxx Focus Elective2 3
Total 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.3150 Principles of Ecology 3
BIOL.3170L Principles of Ecology Lab 2
ENVI.3010 GIS Earth & Envir. Sci. 3
GEOL.3190 Surface Processes3 3
GEOL.3210L Surface Processes Lab3 1
xxxx.xxxx Focus Elective2 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
GEOL.3310 Earth History3 3
GEOL.3330L Earth History Lab3 1
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Focus Elective2 3
xxxx.xxxx Free elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free elective 3
Total 16
Total Minimum Credits = 120

1Calculus IA + Calculus IB = Calculus I
2Focus electives may be chosen from one of the following areas: Economics, English, Management, Modern Languages, Legal Studies, and Political Science. All courses must be from a single area and at least two must be at the 3000 level or above. See the individual focus requirements below.
3Courses offered alternate years.
4The Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcomes for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA) and Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) are fulfilled outside the EEAS major. See the DCA course listing and the SRE course listing for a full list of classes that fulfill these requirements.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum website for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should use their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Lists of recommended Focii courses

Other courses may be selected with written approval of academic adviser.

Economics Focus

Required Courses (4 courses)

Course# Course Name
ECON.2010 Economics I (SS)
ECON.3030 Microeconomic Theory
ECON.3150 Introduction to Environmental Economics (SS)
ECON.3190 Public Finance

Elective Courses (2 courses)

Course# Course Name
ECON.2020 Economics II (SS)
ECON.3020 Labor Economics
ECON.3040 Macroeconomic Theory
ECON.3450 Health Economics (SS)
ECON.4990 Independent Studies

English Focus

Required Courses (3 courses)

Course# Course Name
ENGL.2220 Oral Communication
ENGL.2390 Introduction to Professional Writing
ENGL.3910 Writing on the Job

Elective Courses (3 courses)

Course# Course Name
ENGL.2490 Literature on Technology and Human Values
ENGL.3000 Introduction to Journalism
ENGL.3060 Intermediate Professional Writing
ENGL.3200 Personal and Reflective Writing
ENGL.3210 Community Writing I
ENGL.3240 Writing About Place
ENGL.3680 Feature Writing
ENGL.3690 Reading and Writing New Media
ENGL.3870 Introduction to Editing and Publishing
ENGL.4060 Community Writing II
ENGL.4080 Principles of Technical Writing

Legal Studies Focus

Required Courses (2 courses)

Course# Course Name
LGST.3670 Environmental Law
LGST.3700 Real Estate Law

Elective Courses (4 courses)

Course# Course Name
LGST.2340 Criminal Law
LGST.2620 Introduction to Business Law (SS)
LGST.3630 Corporate and Property Law
LGST.3660 International Law
LGST.3830 Dispute Resolution
LGST.3860 Intellectual Property
LGST.4880 Directed Study in Law

Management Focus

Required Courses (5 courses)

Course# Course Name
ECON.2010 Economics I (SS)
ACCT.2010 Accounting/Financial
FINA.3010 Financial Management
MKTG.2010 Marketing Principles
MGMT.3010 Organizational Behavior

Elective Courses (1 course)

Course# Course Name
MKTG.3020 Marketing Research
MKTG.4120 Global Marketing
MKTG.3150 New Product & Service Mgmt
MIST.2010 Business Info Systems
ENTR.4630 Managing Innovation
MGMT.4150 Managing Teams and Projects

Modern Language Focus

6 courses, 2 of which must be at the 3000 level or above, in one foreign language.

Political Science Focus

Required Courses (2 courses)

Course# Course Name
POLI.1010 Introduction to American Politics (SS)
POLI.1100 Introduction to Politics (SS)
POLI.1120 Introduction to Comparative Political Systems (SS)
POLI.1210 Introduction to International Relations (SS)

Elective Courses (4 courses)

Course# Course Name
POLI.1250 Introduction to Peace & Conflict Studies
POLI.2300 Law and the Legal System
POLI.2310 Introduction to Political Thought (SS)
POLI.2650 State and Local Politics
POLI.3130 Electoral Politics
POLI.3140 Parties and Interest Groups
POLI.3350 Constitutional Law and Politics
POLI.3550 Government Fiscal Policy
POLI.3560 Public Policy Analysis
POLI.3570 Thoreau in Our Time
POLI.3580 Global Environmental Politics
POLI.4200 Reading and Simulation Experience International Organization
POLI.4450 Politics of Repression and Dissent

Last updated: 10/13/2017