2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Studies: Individual Concentration in Environmental Studies

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Environmental Studies majors must fulfill the following requirements:

One course from:

II. Required courses outside the major—12-16 hours:


III. Special departmental requirements—28–31 hours, depending on concentration:

Completion of the concentration outlined below. Major competency is satisfied in ENVR 330 and 490. These courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Individual Concentration in Environmental Studies

In consultation with his or her academic advisor, a student may select an individual course of study of at least 30 credit hours in preparation for careers in such areas as Environmental Journalism, Environmental Planning or Human Ecology. Students choosing an Individual Concentration must file an application with the department chair. The application must contain a letter of justification and a complete listing of courses in the proposed concentration. At least 12 of the 30 hours must be in upper-level ENVR laboratory or field-based courses. It must be submitted at the time the major is declared. The Individual Concentration requires the completion of all other requirements for the Environmental Studies major as listed in I, II and III above.

Liberal Arts Core (LAC)

For additional information about the Liberal Arts Core and the specific courses that fulfill the requirements, visit the Office of the Registrar website, https://registrar.unca.edu/liberal-arts-core.

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

The credit hours listed are the minimum required.

Requirement Credits
First-Year Colloquium 3
Academic Writing and Critical Inquiry 4
Humanities 12
Laboratory Science 4
Scientific Perspectives 3
Quantitative Perspectives 4
Social Science 3
Second Language (proficiency through the 2nd semester) 0-4
Arts and Ideas 3
Senior Capstone 4
Diversity Intensive 3


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