Environmental Science

Environmental Science

Get the education you need for a career in environmental science at Midway University or start your path to professional school.

Our environmental science programs focus on environmental concerns such as hazardous and toxic waste management and disposal, acid rain, and global climate change. As an environmental science major, you will learn the skills and understanding to begin your career in environmental science or graduate studies. With outstanding science facilities, an impressive track record for grads, challenging environmental science curriculum and low faculty to student ratio, Midway University is your formula for success when pursuing your Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science.

Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements

40

Major Course Requirements (Courses in the major require a grade of C or better)

35
BIO 103General Biology I3
BIO 104General Biology I Lab1
BIO 105General Biology II3
BIO 106General Biology II Lab1
BIO 230Principles of Botany3
BIO 231Principles of Botany Lab1
BIO 304General Zoology3
BIO 306General Zoology Lab1
ENV 308Environmental Science Methods3
ENV 309Environmental Science Methods Lab1
BIO 312General Ecology3

OR

BIO 305Global Ecology3
BIO 401Ethical Issues in Science3
ENV 402Environmental Law3
ENV 415Conservation Biology3

OR

ENV 421Natural Resource Management in Diverse Cultural Contexts3
ENV 495Environmental Science Capstone/Practicum3

Supporting Courses Required (Courses in the major require a grade of C or better)

19
CHM 170General Chemistry I4
CHM 171General Chemistry I Lab1
CHM 175General Chemistry II4
CHM 176General Chemistry II Lab1
GEO 110Physical Geography3
MTH 140College Algebra3
MTH 245Probability and Statistics3

Choose at least 6 additional hours in Major (Courses in the major require a grade of C or better)

6
BIO 225Microbiology3
BIO 226Microbiology Laboratory1
BIO 312General Ecology3

or

BIO 305Global Ecology3
BIO 314Vertebrate Zoology3
BIO 315Vertebrate Zoology Lab1
CHM 420Biochemistry3
CHM 421Biochemistry Lab1
CHM 330Organic Chemistry I4
CHM 331Organic Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHM 335Organic Chemistry II4
CHM 336Organic Chemistry II Lab1
ENV 417Investigating and Evaluating Environmental Issues3
MTH 143Trigonometry 1
PSC 240Physics I4
PSC 241Physics Laboratory I1
PSC 245Physics II4
PSC 246Physics II Lab1

Electives

20

Total Credit Hours

120

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