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Environmental Studies: Leadership and Management TrackEnvironmental Studies: Leadership and Management Track

Environmental Studies: Leadership and Management Track

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies: Leadership and Management Track: 120 credits

The leadership and management concentration in the environmental studies program at Cal U is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce in the private sector. Graduates will complete a combination of biology, political science and business courses. The intent of this degree is to provide training for entry-level positions with such groups as environmental consulting firms. You’ll learn how to solve real-life environmental problems and how to lead individuals, groups and organizations more effectively.

Below is the recommended framework of courses for completing your degree in four years.

First Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
BIO 120 General Zoology4 crs.
CHE 101 General Chemistry I4 crs.
ENG 101 English Composition I                                                               3 crs.
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 cr.
MAT 181 College Algebra, 273 OR MAT 281 Calculus I
3 crs.

Second Semester – 14 credits
CourseCredits
BIO 125 General Botany4 crs.
CHE 102 General Chemistry II                                                                4 crs.
ENG 211 Business Writing3 crs.
COM 101 Oral Communication3 crs.

Third Semester – 14 credits
CourseCredits
BIO 215 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology                               4 crs.
PHY 121 General Physics I4 crs.
LEA 100 Introduction to Leadership Studies3 crs.
General Education Course3 crs.

Fourth Semester – 16 credits
Course
Credits
BIO 248 General Ecology                                                                      4 crs.
MAT 215 Statistics3 crs.
PHI 308 Bioethics3 crs.
General Education Courses
6 crs.

Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
Leadership Minor Course3 crs.
ENS 495 Design and Analysis3 crs.
GIS 311 Geographic Information Systems                                                  3 crs.
PHI 325 Philosophy of Science3 crs.
BUS 100 Introduction to Business3 crs.

Sixth Semester – 13 credits
CourseCredits
ENS 435 Law Planning and Policy                                                           3 crs.
ENS 399 Conservation Biology3 crs.
ECO 100 Elements of Economics 3 crs.
Free Elective4 crs.

Summer or Winter Break Junior Year – 6 credits
CourseCredits
LEA 397 Leadership Internship                                                               6 crs.

Seventh Semester – 13 credits
CourseCredits
Leadership Minor Course                                                                        6 crs.
BIO/ENS  XXX Related Requirement4 crs.
General Education Course
3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 14 credits
CourseCredits
LEA 400 Leadership Seminar                                                                   3 crs.
General Education Courses
6 crs.
BIO/ENS XXX Related Elective5 crs.