Environmental Science, Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Analytical Sciences

The analytic sciences concentration is designed to produce environmental scientists with a strong background in chemistry preparing them to find solutions to problems associated with chemical pollutants that are being released into the air, earth and water environments of our planet. 

Requirements 

Required core courses:
(Note that in the case of cross-listed courses, Environmental Science majors must enroll in the ENVN section)
ENVN 2010ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS1
BIOL 1330ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY3
GEOL 1010ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY3
GEOG 1050HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT GEOGRAPHY4
ENVN/GEOG 4820INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & REGULATIONS3
ENVN/GEOL/BIOL 4610ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT3
A minimum of 3 credit hours in ENVN 4800 must be completed
ENVN/BIOL 4800INTERNSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING3
Also required:
An approved course in statistics
An approved GIS course
Analytical Sciences Concentration requirements:
CHEM 1180GENERAL CHEMISTRY I3
CHEM 1184GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY1
CHEM 1190GENERAL CHEMISTRY II3
CHEM 1194GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY1
Select one of the following organic chemistry sequences:
CHEM 2210
CHEM 2214
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
5
CHEM 2250
CHEM 2274
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
5
CHEM 2260ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II3
Also Required:
CHEM 2400QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS3
CHEM 2404QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS LAB1
CHEM 2500INTRODUCTION TO INORGANIC CHEMISTRY3
CHEM 3650FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY3
CHEM 3654FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY1
CHEM 3030ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY3
CHEM 4400INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS3
CHEM 4404INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS LABORATORY1
Required cognate courses:
BIOL 2440THE BIOLOGY OF MICROORGANISMS4
PHYS 2110GENERAL PHYSICS I - CALCULUS LEVEL4
PHYS 1154GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I1
PHYS 2120GENERAL PHYSICS-CALCULUS LEVEL4
PHYS 1164GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II1
Plus a minimum 11 hours selected from the following:
GEOL 1170INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY4
GEOL 2600GEOHYDROLOGY3
GEOL 2750
GEOL 2754
MINERALOGY
and MINERALOGY LABORATORY
4
GEOL 2760
GEOL 2764
IGNEOUS AND METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY
and IGNEOUS AND METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY LABORATORY
4
GEOL 3300
GEOL 3310
STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY
and STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY FIELD METHODS
4
GEOL 4540GEOCHEMISTRY3
GEOL/GEOG 4640CRITICAL ZONE SCIENCE4
GEOG 3510METEOROLOGY3
GEOG 4010CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES3
GEOG 4100BIOGEOGRAPHY3
GEOG 4260PROCESS GEOMORPHOLOGY4
GEOG 4320CLIMATOLOGY3
GEOG 4330SOIL GENESIS, MORPHOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION4
GEOG 4340WATER RESOURCES3
GEOG 4020QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS IN GEOGRAPHY3
GEOG 4030COMPUTER MAPPING AND VISUALIZATION3
GEOG 4050GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I4
GEOG 4630ENVIRONMENTAL REMOTE SENSING4
GEOG 4660GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II4
BIOL 3020MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL3
BIOL 3340ECOLOGY4
BIOL 3530FLORA OF THE GREAT PLAINS4
BIOL 4120CONSERVATION BIOLOGY3
ENVN 4410WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT3

Writing in the Discipline

All students are required to take a writing in the discipline course within their major.  For the environmental science major with a concentration in analytical science, the writing in the discipline requirement can be fulfilled by completing: NSCI 3940