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2017-2018 General Catalog

Environmental Studies, BA


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The BA in Environmental Studies Degree Program is intended for those students who plan to graduate in the area of environmental policy or in a non-scientific field or wish to pursue careers in other professional studies such as Environmental Law and Environmental Journalism.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


Total: 15


Spring Semester


  • Foreign Language Elective (3)
  • General Elective (Department Advisement) (3)
  • General Education Elective (Humanities List) (3)
  • Minor Elective (3)
  • Minor Elective (3)

Total: 15


Junior Year


Fall Semester


Total: 17


Spring Semester


Total: 15


Senior Year


Fall Semester


Total: 15


Spring Semester


  • EVR 4032 Environmental Ethics (3)
  • Environmental Science Elective (Department Advisement) (3)
  • General Elective (Department Advisement) (3)
  • General Elective (Department Advisement) (3)
  • General Elective (Department Advisement) (3)

Total: 15


Minor Concentration Electives


A requirement for a Bachelor of Arts Degree or a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Studies is the fulfillment of requirements for a Concentration of Courses that are associated with a degree offered at Florida A&M University. The degree that is chosen for this Concentration of Courses must not be a degree offered in the School of the Environment.

A student can fulfill the Concentration of Courses requirements for a degree in Environmental Studies in two ways. The first way is to take a minimum of 18 credit hours of courses such that 1) These 18 credit hours of courses are not required courses for the degree being sought in the School of the Environment and 2) These 18 credit hours are required by a degree curriculum at Florida A&M University.

The second way is to fulfill requirements for a Minor Course of Study that is associated with a degree offered at Florida A&M University such that this Minor Course of Study is not a Minor that is associated with a degree in the School of the Environment. Examples of such minors are those in History, Journalism, Philosophy and Religion, and Political Science.

Environmental Studies majors may also choose other concentration area electives. Students desiring other minor concentration electives should refer to the course requirements as listed in the respective college/schools via this Catalog. The selection of other minor concentration electives is based on the individual student’s long-term goals.

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