Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Environmental Studies: Concentration in Earth Science


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Environmental Studies majors must fulfill the following requirements:


One course from:


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


One course from:


III. Special departmental requirements—28–33 hours, depending on concentration:


Major competency is satisfied in ENVR 480 and either 490 or 499. These courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Note:


Students interested in mineral processing should take ENVR 311, 410, 411 and MATH 191 as part of their major requirements. Students wishing to seek a North Carolina Professional License in Geology should take 24 credit hours of upper-level earth science classes.

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

Courses that satisfy some of the following LAC requirements can be found throughout the curriculum and may be used to fulfill multiple requirements.
 

Requirement Credits
First-Year Seminar 3-4
Academic Writing and Critical Inquiry 4
Humanities 12
Laboratory Science 4
Scientific Perspectives 3-4
Quantitative Perspectives 4
Social Science 3-4
Second Language (proficiency through the 2nd semester) 0-8
Arts and Ideas 3-4
Senior Capstone 4
Diversity Intensive 6-8

 

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