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The following is the curriculum to complete a major in Environmental Science and Policy. A student can also complete a minor as well.

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Sample Curriculum
Environmental Science and Policy

Freshman Year
Fall Spring
  Credits   Credits
BY140 Biology I 3 BY160 Cellular & Molecular Biology 3
BY142 Biology Lab 2 BY162 Cellular Biology Lab 2
CM 131 General Chem I with lab 4 CM132 General Chem II with Lab 4
OR   OR  
CM103/105 Chemistry I/Lab I   CM104/106 Chemistry II/LabII  
EV100 Intro to Environ Sci & Policy 1 MA 181 Basic Calculus 3
UNIV190 The Clarkson Seminar OR  
FY100 Freshman Seminar MA 132 Calculus II
MA 180 Intro to College Math 3 Knowledge Area #1 3
OR  
MA 131 Calculus I    
Total 17  Total 15 
       

Sophomore Year

Fall Spring
  Credits   Credits
BY222 General Ecology 3 EHS309 Intro. to Industrial Hygiene 3
BY224 General Ecology Lab 2 EHS310 Intro to Ind Hygiene Lab 1
EV 305 Sustainability and the Environment 3 EV470 Environmental Policy 3

PH131/141 Physics 1

4 Science/Engineering Elective 3
CM 241 Organic Chem 1 3 PHIL 405 Sustainability:Theory & Practice 3
EV313 Biogeochemical Earth Systems Sci. 3 Statistices (STAT/BY 318) 3
Total 17 Total 16
       
Junior Year
Fall Spring
  Credits   Credits
KA #2 Micro Economics 3 EC360 Environ. Economics 3
Policy Elective 3 POL 471 Energy Policy 3
Professional Elective 3 Sci/Eng/Math Elective 3
EHS elective 3 KA #3 (UNIV course) 3
Sci/Eng/Math Elective 3 EV300 Environmental Leadership 3
- OR -
Adirondack Semester (Recommended) Adirondack Semester (Recommended)
Total 15 Total 15
       
Senior Year
Fall Spring
  Credits   Credits
EV400 Capstone Project 3 ES432 Risk Analysis 3
Sci/Eng/Math Elective 3 EV401 Capstone Project 1
POL375 Environmental Law 3 Professional Elective 3
Free Elective 3 Free Elective 3
Knowledge Area #4 3 Knowledge Area #5 3
       
Total 15 Total 13

* EC150 or EC350 is required as a prerequisite for EV360 and Satisfies a Liberal Arts Foundation Elective requirement
** Courses, sequences, and credits may vary. Clarkson requires 120 credits for graduation.

NOTE - Some electives may require additional prerequisites

 Students must be registered for at least 14 credits to qualify for Dean's List or as a Presidential Scholar

 

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