Environmental Science Major

CourseTitleCredits
Foundation Courses
ENVS 3000ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE3
(Formerly ENVS 1000)
Select either of the following options:
Rose Hill:
INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
and INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY LAB I
INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
and INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY LAB II
ECOLOGY
and ECOLOGY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB I FOR CHEM MAJORS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
and PHYSICS I LAB
Lincoln Center:
GENERAL BIOLOGY LECTURE I
and GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB I
GENERAL BIOLOGY LECTURE II
and GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB II
GLOBAL ECOLOGY LECTURE
and GLOBAL ECOLOGY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY LECTURE I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY LECTURE II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LECTURE I
and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB I 1
GENERAL PHYSICS LECTURE I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
Select one of the following:3-4
APPLIED CALCULUS I
CALCULUS I
and CALCULUS II
Select one of the following:3-4
APPLIED STATISTICS
MATHEMATICAL MODELLING
Science Course Electives
Select at least four courses from the following:11-17
GENERAL GENETICS
and GENERAL GENETICS LAB
MICROBIOLOGY
and MICROBIOLOGY LAB
EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB II FOR CHEM MAJORS 1
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II
and PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LECTURE II
GENETICS LECTURE
ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY LECTURE
ADVANCED MICROBIOLOGY LECTURE
BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY LECTURE
Environmental Science Research or Internships
ENVS 4401
ENVS 4402
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE INTERNSHIP I
and ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE INTERNSHIP II
8
ENVS 4501
ENVS 4502
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE RESEARCH I
and ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE RESEARCH II
8
Environmental Policy/Law/Economics
Select two of the following:6-8
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
ENVIRONMENT: SCIENCE, LAW, AND POLICY
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY VALUES
DESIGNING THE CITY
ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
SUSTAINABLE NEW YORK
ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN SURVIVAL
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
ECONOMICS OF ENERGY
NORTH AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY (offered every year alternately at RH and LC)
RELIGION AND ECOLOGY
POSTMODERN FICTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
1

Students who plan to enroll in a graduate science program are strongly encouraged to additionally complete Organic Chemistry II with lab as one of their science electives.

Availability

The major in environmental science is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill and Fordham College at Lincoln Center. Students in Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies may major in environmental science only if their schedules are sufficiently flexible to permit them to take day courses at the Rose Hill or Lincoln Center campuses. 

Fordham College at Rose Hill students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the Core Curriculum.

Fordham College at Lincoln Center students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the Core Curriculum.

Professional and Continuing Studies students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the PCS Core Curriculum.