Global Environmental and Climate Change (14 credits)

Global Environmental and Climate Change - Environmental sciences majors who select the global climate change focus track will study environmental processes in air, soil, and water. For this focus track, students select at least 14 credit-hours of coursework from the courses listed below:

* indicates a course required for the focus track.
+ indicates a course with prerequisites that are not included among previously-identified courses.

(Note: Course codes/numbers link you to the official UVM Catalogue for that course's description)
Course Credits Title
000 Level
GEOG 040 3 Weather, Climate and Landscapes
100 Level
GEOG 143 3 Climatology
GEOG 196 3 Global Environmental Change
GEOL 101 4 Field Geology+
GEOL 151/GEOG 144 4 Geomorphology+
NR 102 or GEOG 145 3 Water as a Natural Resource or Geography of Water
200 Level
GEOG 244 3 Advanced Topics:Global Change:Dendrochronology
GEOG 246 3 Advanced Topics:Climate & Water Rsources:Cimatology and Natural Hazards
GEOG 246 3 Advanced Topics:Climate & Water Resources:Paleoclimatology
GEOG 281 3 Satellite Climatology and Land-surface Processes
GEOL 234 3 Global Biogeochemical Cycles
NR 220 2 Landscape Ecology
NR 245 3 Integrating GIS and Statistics+
NR 288 3 Ecological Design and Living Technologies
PSS 261 3 Soil Morphology Classification and Land Use

Students must include at least one of the following in their required 14 credits:

Course Credits Title
FOR 146/NR 146/GEOG 185 3 Remote Sensing of Natural Resources
NR 143 3 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

A maximum of 3 credits of ENSC 195 or 196 can apply towards the 14 credits required in this focus track:

Course Credits Title
ENSC 195 1-3 Internship
ENSC 196 1-3 Independent Research

Last modified March 28, 2016