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Department Chair

Katherine Adelsberger

The Douglas and Maria Bayer Endowed Chair in Earth Science

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7274

kadelsbe@​knox.edu

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Requirements for the major in Environmental Science: Bachelor of Arts

11 credits as follows:

  • Introduction to Environmental Studies: ENVS 101
  • Introduction to Environmental Policy: ENVS 110
  • Introductory Biology: BIOL 110
  • Introductory Chemistry: CHEM 102 or 102A
  • An Introductory course in Environmental Science: ENVS 125 or 170
  • A course on statistics: STAT 200 or PHYS 241
  • A course on environmental methods: ENVS 241, 242, or 243
  • A course in advanced Environmental Science: ENVS 317, 319, 325, 330 or 335
  • One additional course from ENVS 220, 241, 242, 243, 270, 274, 314, 317, 319, 325, 330 or 335
  • One additional credit in ENVS
  • Senior Project: ENVS 390/391 (one credit) or ENVS 400

Requirements for the major in Environmental Science: Bachelor of Science

Students will satisfy the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements for a major in Environmental Science, as well as four additional credits:

  • Calculus: MATH 145, 151, or 152
  • Introductory Physics: One course at the 100 level in Physics and Astronomy
  • One additional credit from ENVS 188, 125, 170, 220, 241, 242, 243, 274, 289, 314, 317, 319, 325, 330 or 335
  • One additional credit from BIOL, BIOCHEM, CHEM, CS, NEUR, PHYS, or MATH (131 level or higher). This credit must not cross-list with ENVS.

The Bachelor of Science is not available to Environmental Studies majors

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