Carroll College, Helena Montana

Degree Requirements

Four Year Major Plans

Environmental Science Major Requirements

 

Program Requirements:

  • GIS 110 Introduction to GIS
  • MA 121-122 or MA 131 Calculus of Single Variable Functions
  • MA 315 Probability and Statistics
  • BI 171-172 Biological Principles
  • CH 101-102 General Chemistry
  • EAS 101 Earth Science
  • SO 360 Environmental Sociology or HI 289 Environmental History
  • PHIL 206 Environmental Ethics or PHIL 208 Bioethics
  • ES 495 Environmental Studies Seminar

Plus 21 credits selected from the following:

General course recommendations:

  • HS 329 Public Health and the Environment
  • EAS 302 Advanced Earth Science
  • ENGR 326 Energy and the Environment

Recommended courses for careers in fisheries or wildlife management:

  • BI 306 Plant Biology
  • BI 311 Ecology
  • BI 281 Genetics
  • BI 370 Evolutionary Analysis

Recommended courses for careers in toxicology:

  • CH 301 Organic Chemistry
  • CH 205 Quantitative Analysis
  • CH 306 Instrumental Methods

Recommended courses for careers in hydrology and ground water resources:

  • ENGR 202 Water Dist. Systems
  • ENGR 313 Hydrology
  • ENGR 323 Water Quality
  • ENGR 325 Hydrogeology
  • ENGR 327 Land and Stream Restoration
  • ENGR 402 Environmental Engineering

Recommended courses for certification and careers in GIS:

  • GIS 210 GIS Databases
  • GIS 310 Advanced GIS
  • GIS 311 Raster GIS and Remote Sensing

Environmental Science Minor Requirements

Minor Program Requirements:
ES 101 Human Ecology
ES 121 Environmental Science
AN/SO 218 Introduction to Native American Studies
PHIL 206 Environmental Ethics
EAS 201 Earth Science
PO 330 Topics: Green Political Thought
TH 355  Spirit, Science, and Nature
ES 495 Environmental Studies Seminar

Environmental Studies minors are strongly encouraged to engage one or more of the following applied experiences:
ES 201 Environmental Studies Practicum
ES 496 Internship
ES 498 Environmental Studies Research/Project

Environmental Policy and Project Management Major Requirements

Program Requirements:

  • GIS 110 Introduction to GIS
  • PMGT 110 Intro to Project and Program Management
  • ES 121 Environmental Science
  • SO 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • MA 207 Elementary Statistics
  • EAS 101 Earth Science
  • BA 204 Principles of Accounting II: Managerial Accounting
  • PMGT 210 Planning and Scheduling for Projects
  • BA 228 Introduction to Nonprofits
  • EC 201 or EC 202 Principles of Economics
  • SO 360 Environmental Sociology or HI 289 Environmental History
  • ES 495 Environmental Studies Seminar

Plus 21 credits selected from the following:

General course recommendations:

  • CO 215 Introduction to Public Relations I
  • CO 206 Small Group Communication or CO 320 Organizational Communication
  • ENGR 326 Energy and the Environment
  • HS 329 Public Health and the Environment

Recommended courses for careers in environmental project management:

  • BA 306 Marketing
  • BA 375 Fundamentals of Management
  • BA 409 Operations Research
  • BA 301 or BA 302 Business Law I or II
  • EC 203 Project Management Economics
  • PMGT 220 Project Cost Estimating, Control and Risk Management
  • PMGT 310 Project Leadership

Recommended courses for careers in environmental sociology:

  • SO/AN 218 Native American Studies
  • SO 215 Rural and Urban Sociology
  • SO 314 Sociology of Law
  • SO 340 Sociology of Organizations
  • SO 351 Medical Sociology

Recommended for careers in public policy:

  • PO 289 Social Welfare Policy
  • PO 250 Contemporary Issues in American Politics
  • PO 244 Contemporary Global Issues
  • PO 328 The Developing World
  • PO 330 Green Political Thought

Notes

Notes:
1- MA 2xx, the new stats course will be offered starting spring of 2013.
2- EAS 201 will be changed to a 100 level introductory course suitable for first year students. Course description pending.
3- HI 289 Environmental History has been taught once previously.
4- The following courses will be eliminated: ES 101, ES 220, ES 289 (Soil Science), PO 330.