University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Environmental Studies [CALS] (Bachelor of Science)


The Major in Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary program available to qualified students upon approval of the Director of the Environmental Program.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Environmental Studies students majoring through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) must complete a minimum of 122 credits,including two credits of physical education, with a minimum GPA of 2.0, and fulfill the following requirments:

  1. The CALS Core Competencies;

  2. The Enviromental Studies Major Core and the Individually Designed Program: 30 credits of approved environmentally-related course at the 100-level or above, including three credits at the 200-level, with at least one environmentally related course in each of the following areas: natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, and international studies (may be fulfilled with study abroad experience). For more information, contact Elizabeth Getchell (


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