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The environmental science degree program requires one concentration. Concentration options and the associated courses are shown below.

Biology
(all of the following)
BIOL-2310 Microbiology
BIOL-2500 Genetics and Evolution
BIOL-4620 Molecular Biology
BIOL-4760 Molecular Biochemistry I
CHEM-2260 Organic Chemistry II
(one of the following)
BIOL-4320 Geomicrobiology
BIOL-4700 Freshwater Ecology Laboratory
BIOL-4850 Principles of Ecology

Chemistry
(all of the following)
CHEM-2030 Inorganic Chemistry I
CHEM-2150 Equilibrium Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis
CHEM-4450 Macroscopic Physical Chemistry
CHEM-4810 Chemistry of the Environment

(one of the following)
CHEM-2260 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM-4460 Microscopic Physical Chemistry

(one of the following)
CHEM-2950 Undergraduate Research (3 credits)
CHEM-4xxx Chemistry Elective
CHEM-4990 Senior Thesis

Computer Science
(all of the following)
CSCI-1100 Computer Science I
CSCI-1200 Computer Science II
CSCI-2300 Data Structures and Algorithms
CSCI-2400 Models of Computation
CSCI-2500 Computer Organization
One course from the series CSCI-4xxx

Scientific Computation
(all of the following)
MATH-2010 Multivariable Calculus and Matrix Algebra
MATH-2400 Introduction to Differential Equations
CSCI-1100 Computer Science I
CSCI-1200 Computer Science II
CSCI-2300 Data Structures and Algorithms
CSCI-4800 Numerical Computing

Geology
(Six of the following courses, four of which must be at the 4000 level)
ERTH-2100 Introduction to Geophysics
ERTH-2140 Introduction to Geochemistry
ERTH-2330 Earth Materials
ERTH-2610 Oceanography
ERTH-2120 Structural Geology
ERTH-4710 Groundwater Hydrology
ERTH-4540 Organic Geochemistry
ERTH-4070 Sedimentology
ERTH-4190 Environmental Measurements
ERTH-4690 Aqueous Geochemistry
ERTH-4750 GIS

Mathematics
(both of the following)
MATH-2010 Multivariable Calculus and Matrix Algebra
MATH-2400 Introduction to Differential Equations

(one of the following)
MATH-4200 Mathematical Analysis I
MATH-4600 Advanced Calculus

(one of the following sequences)
MATH-4700 Foundation of Applied Mathematics
MATP-4700 Mathematical Methods of Operations

Research
(two of the following)
MATH-4210 Mathematical Analysis II
MATH-4300 Introduction to Complex Variables: Theory and Applications
MATH-4400 Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
MATH-4500 Methods of Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics
MATH-4800 Numerical Computing
MATH-4820 Introduction to Numerical Computing for Differential Equations
MATP-4600 Probability Theory and Applications
MATP-4620 Mathematical Statistics

Physics
(all of the following)
MATH-2400 Introduction to Differential Equations
PHYS-1200 Physics II
PHYS-2100 Introduction to Theoretical Physics
PHYS-2330 Intermediate Mechanics I
PHYS-2510 Quantum Physics I
PHYS-4210 Electromagnetic Theory

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