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Environmental Studies Program

Advising and Application Forms

Environmental Studies Minor

To apply for the Environmental Studies Minor, download and print the minor application and take it to Dr. Pamela McMullin-Messier (Farrell Hall, 441) for signature. It is advisable to arrange a meeting time via e-mail.

Environmental Studies Major

To apply for the B.S. Environmental Studies, download and print the major application and it take to Dr. Pamela McMullin-Messier (Farrell Hall, 441) or Dr. Carey Gazis (Lind Hall, 219), the ENST Program Co-Directors, for signature. It is advisable to arrange a meeting time via e-mail.

Here are the degree requirements (and advising sheets) for each of the Environmental Studies Specializations:



Recommended courses to take before transferring to CWU:

For all Specializations:
Introductory Biology, Introductory Chemistry, Introductory Physical Geography or Physical Geology, Introductory Cultural Anthropology or Human Geography, Introductory General or Micro Economics, Introductory Environmental Science/Studies.
Environmental Biology Specialization:
One year General Chemistry with labs, one year General Biology with labs.
Environmental Chemistry Specialization:
One year General Chemistry with labs, Pre-Calculus II.
Environmental Geology Specialization:
Introductory Physical Geology with lab, Pre-Calculus II.
Environmental Geography Specialization:
Introductory Physical Geography.
Environmental Policy Specialization:
Micro Economics.

Recommended courses to take during your first term at CWU (assuming you have had the courses in the list above):

For all specializations:
If not already taken before transfer, ENST 201 (Introductory Environmental Science/Studies)
Environmental Biology Specialization:
BIOL 213, BIOL 360, and appropriate electives
Environmental Chemistry Specialization:
CHEM 332, and appropriate electives
Environmental Geology Specialization:
GEOL 386, GEOL 380, and appropriate electives
Environmental Geography Specialization:
GEOG 203, and appropriate electives
Environmental Policy Specialization:
BUS 221 or MATH 311 or PSY 362 or SOC 364, POSC 325, and appropriate electives