The Natural Sciences Department offers a Coastal Environmental Science major and an Environmental Science minor, as well as a minor in Biology. Courses used to satisfy the major cannot also be used to satisfy minor requirements. The field of Environmental Science is interdisciplinary and therefore requires scientific understanding in the life, earth, and physical sciences as well as math and technology. A recommended Bachelor's degree program will combine the Coastal Environmental Science major with a complementary minor or coursework in such fields as Biology, Law, Business, Public History, Education, Communication, Math, or others.
General Education Requirements:
Natural Science courses that satisfy general education requirements all contain a hands-on laboratory component which utilizes the scientific method. The approved general education courses in Science that satisfy general education requirement IV. Ways of Knowing, category B. Natural Scientific Inquiry include:
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*Any Science transfer course MUST contain a documented hands-on laboratory component to be eligible for general education credits.