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Academic Program Guide

Environmental Science (BS)

ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2024 and after)

*Please Note: Face-to-face/in-person instruction of this program is available ONLY at the main campus in Tallahassee, FL. This program is NOT available via Online/Distance Learning.*

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and diversity requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

Mapping Coordinator: Shellie Camp

Sample Schedule and Required Milestones by Term

Sample Schedule: Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
MAC1105 College Algebra3
GE Core History (AMH2020/POS1041)3
GE Core Social Science 3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice3
Required Milestones: Term 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete MAC1105 ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
MAC1114 Analytic Trigonometry or MAC1140 Pre-Calculus Algebra 3
CHM1045 General Chemistry I and CHM1045 Lab4
GE Diversity3
GE Ethics3
Required Milestones: Term 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete MAC1114 or MAC1140 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete CHM1045 and 1045 Lab ( ≥ C minus in each)
Sample Schedule: Term 3 hrs
BSC2010 Biological Science I and BSC2010 Lab4
MAC1114 Analytic Trigonometry or MAC1140 Pre-Calculus Algebra3
Writing/E-Series Course3
Foreign Language I4
Required Milestones: Term 3
Complete MAC1114 and MAC1140 ( ≥ C minus in each)
Complete BSC2010 and 2010 Lab ( ≥ C minus in each)
Sample Schedule: Term 4 hrs
MAC2311 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I4
GLY2010C Physical Geology with Lab4
Foreign Language II4
Required Milestones: Term 4
Complete MAC2311 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete GLY2010c ( ≥ C minus )
Overall GPA ≥ 2.00
Summer hrs
Environmental Science Elective3
Sample Schedule: Term 5 hrs
BSC2011 Biological Science II and BSC2011 Lab 4
Foreign Language III4
Civic Literacy requirement course3
Environmental Science Elective3
Required Milestones: Term 5
Complete BSC2011 & 2011 Lab ( ≥ C minus in each)
Civic Literacy requirement
Sample Schedule: Term 6 hrs
OCE4008 Principles of Oceanography3
CHM1046 General Chemistry II and CHM1046 Lab3
Environmental Science Elective3
Environmental Science Elective3
Environmental Science Elective3
Required Milestones: Term 6
Complete OCE4008 ( ≥ C minus )
CHM1046 & 1046 Lab ( ≥ C minus in each)
Begin Foreign Language sequence if not already started.
Complete Pre-Graduation Check
Sample Schedule: Term 7 hrs
OCE4017 Current Issues in Environmental Science or GLY3039 Energy, Resources, and the Environment3
MET 1010 Introduction to the Atmosphere or MET3231 Intro to Thermo and Dynamics3
STA2122 Applied Statistics3
Environmental Science Elective3
Environmental Science Elective3
Required Milestones: Term 7
Complete OCE4017 or GLY3039 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete MET1010 or MET3231 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete STA2122 ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 8 hrs
EVR4922 Senior Capstone 4
GLY4751C Intro. to Remote Sensing or GIS4043 Geographic Information Processing & Systems and GIS4043 Lab3-4
PHY2048C General Physics A with Lab or PHY2053C College Physics A with Lab4-5
Environmental Science Elective3
Required Milestones: Term 8
Complete EVR4922 (Capstone)
Complete GLY4751C or GIS4043 and Lab ( ≥ C minus )
Complete PHY2048c or PHY2053c ( ≥ C minus )
Apply for graduation in 1st two weeks
Complete Exit Interview and return to advisor

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Environmental technician, geoscientist, environmental scientist, hydrologist, general physical scientist, and oceanographer. Some positions may require additional education or training.

Representative Employers: Federal, state, and local governments; NGOs; private employers.

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at:

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.

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