Environmental Studies Pathway

 The Environmental Studies Pathway explores environmental resources, problems, and solutions in order
 to develop students’ ability to function as highly responsible environmental citizens and professionals.

Your Pathway must contain 4 courses drawn from at least 3 of the disciplinary areas listed below. Honors, special-topics, and study-abroad courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose.

Ethics & Justice
PHIL 301 Environmental Ethics
HIST 218 History and Culture of the Mid-Hudson Valley
HIST 263 Eastern Europe & Russia from 1928 to the Present
ENG 231 Literature of the Hudson River Valley
Natural Science (maximum 2 courses)
BIOL 101 Topics in Biology
BIOL 214 Life on Earth
BIOL 327 Freshwater Ecology *cross-listed ENSC 327; pre-reqs BIOL 130-131 and at least one semester of Chemistry with a lab; OR BIOL 360 Ecology *cross-listed ENSC 360; pre-reqs BIOL 130-131, MATH 130, and one semester of Chemistry with a lab
CHEM 101 Introduction to Chemistry
ENSC 101 Introduction to Environmental Issues
ENSC 210 Introduction to Geology *prereq ENSC 101
ENSC 306 Environmental Health *prereq BIOL 101 or 130 or ENSC 101 or instructor permission
Social Science
ECON 305 Environmental Economics *pre-req ECON 103
POSC 202 Environmental Politics & Policy *cross-listed ENSC 202; pre-reqs ENSC 101 and POSC 110
Non-Breadth Options
MDIA 332 Current Issues in Film *contingent on appropriate topic