Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 43

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
ENVS 130 Environmental Studies (Major Core, ES) 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Second Semester
Select One (Major Core): 3
General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry  
Chemistry for the Energy and the Environment (B1, B3, ES)  
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
Physical Environment - Select One (Major Elective): 3
Environmental Geology (B1, B3, ES)  
Our Physical Environment (B1, ES)  
GE Area A 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Third Semester
ENVS 224 Research Methods for Environmental Studies (Major Elective) 4
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16
Fourth Semester
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
BIOL 313 Principles of Ecology (Major Elective) 3
CHEM 380 Chemistry Behind Environmental Pollution (Major Core, UD-B, ES) 3
Emphasis Electives (11-12 units total) - Take One 5 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ENVS 450GW Environmental Law and Policy - GWAR 3
Sustainability and Social Justice - Select One (Major Elective) 6 3
Global/International - Select One (Major Elective): 3
Global Environmental Crisis (ES, GP, SJ)  
Climate Politics and Policy (ES, GP)  
International Political Economy of Food and Hunger  
Emphasis Elective (11-12 units total) - Take One 5 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Emphasis Elective (11-12 units total) - Take One 5 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
ENVS 680 Environmental Studies Internship (Major Core) 3
ENVS 690 Senior Seminar in Environmental Studies (Major Core) 3
Emphasis Electives (11-12 units total) - Take One 5 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 5
 Units14
 Total Units120