Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies: Concentration in Natural Resource Management and Conservation Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 65

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 100 Preparation for Chemistry 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I 5
CHEM 115
General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry
or Chemistry for the Energy and the Environment
3-5
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
 Units14-16
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II 5
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units17
Fourth Semester
ENVS 224 Research Methods for Environmental Studies 4
Physical Environment – Select One: 3
Environmental Geology  
Our Physical Environment  
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units16
Fifth Semester
BIOL 458 Biometry 4
ENVS 300 Environmental Studies 3
Ecology – Select One 4 3-4
Biodiversity – Select One 5 3-5
 Units13-16
Sixth Semester
BIOL 530 Conservation Biology 3
ENVS 450GW Environmental Law and Policy - GWAR 3
Sustainability and Social Justice – Select One 6 3-4
Global/International – Select One: 3-4
Climate Politics and Policy  
Global Environmental Crisis  
International Political Economy of Food and Hunger  
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15-17
Seventh Semester
Select One: 3
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems  
Environmental Impact Analysis  
Land-Use Planning  
Resources – Select One 7 3-4
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-16
Eighth Semester
ENVS 680 Environmental Studies Internship 3
ENVS 690 Senior Seminar in Environmental Studies 3
GEOG/ENVS 657 Natural Resource Management: Biotic Resources 4
Resource Policy and Techniques – Select One 8 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective 2
 Units15-16
 Total Units120-129