2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook 
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science, B.S.

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The Environmental Science Major consists 54-60 credits, depending on advising and the interests of the student. Courses denoted with an asterisk ( * ) also satisfy the university’s Common CORE. All students must take at least 21 credit hours from the list below at Westfield State University. A minimum grade point average of 2.7 in the Environmental Science Major is required to be eligible to graduate with a degree in Environmental Science.

Areas of Study - Dimensions

12-16 credits, by advisement; must choose one from each of the three dimensions, plus one additional course from any of the three areas.

Upper-Level Course Requirements

Pick at least 2 courses from the following list.  Please note that these may also be used to satisfy other requirements in the major.

Capstone Senior Thesis/Seminar

Senior status is required.

Additional Graduation Requirements

All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements  and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core  .

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