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Degree Pathway for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, Environmental Science Option, 2018 and Beyond

Suggested Degree Pathway for Environmental Science - Environmental Science Option

For students who entered fall 2018 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course NameCredits
CHEM.1210Chemistry I (SCL)3
CHEM.1230LChemistry I Lab1
ENGL.1010 /
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)3
ENVI.1010Environmental Science Seminar (IL)
ENVI.1200Principles of Environmental Science3
MATH.1310Calculus I (MATH)14

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
CHEM.1220Chemistry II (SCL)3
CHEM.1240LChemistry II Lab1
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
ENVI.2010Earth Systems: Geosphere3
ENVI.2030LEarth Systems: Geosphere Lab (QL), (CTPS)1

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
BIOL.1110 /
Principles of Biology I / Life Science I3
BIOL.1170L /
Experimental Biology I / Life Science I Lab1
ENVI.2020Earth Systems: Atmosphere & Oceans (QL)3
ENVI.2040LEarth Systems: Atmosphere & Oceans Lab (CTPS)1
GEOL.3070Earth Materials I3
GEOL.3090LEarth Materials I Lab1
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)23

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
ENVI.2050Earth Systems: Biosphere & Global Change3
ENVI.2070LEarth Systems: Biosphere & Global Change Lab1
GEOL.3080Earth Materials II3
GEOL.3100Earth Materials II Lab1
xxxx.xxxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)23
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)23

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
ENVI.3010GIS in Earth and Environmental Science3
GEOL.3150Environmental Geochemistry (WOC), (AIL)4
GEOL.3190Earth Surface Processes3
GEOL.3210LEarth Surface Processes Lab1
PHYS.1030General Physics I (STEM)3
PHYS.1030LGeneral Physics I Lab1

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
ATMO.4080The Climate System3
GEOL.3310Earth History3
GEOL.3330Earth History Lab1
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)23
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)23

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
ENVI.4100Soil Science3
ENVI.4120LSoil Science Lab1
ENVI.4160Climate Change: Sci. Comm. Sol3
ENVI.4170Climate Change: Sci. Comm. Sol Lab1
xxxx.xxxxTechnical Elective33
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)23

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
ATMO.4710 /
Air Pollution / Environmental Pollution3
ENVI.4000Senior Seminar1
ENVI.4150Biogeochemical Cycles3
xxxx.xxxxTechnical Elective33
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective1
Total Minimum Credits = 120

1Alternatively: Calc 1A (MATH.1280) + Calculus IB (MATH.1290) = Calculus I (MATH.1310)
2The 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.   
3Technical Electives:

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 policy 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.

Last updated: 5/23/2018