Ecology and Earth Systems

Ecology and Earth Systems Major Concentration Requirements

1.  One of the following humanistic environmental studies courses:

2.  One of the following social science courses:

  • AN/ES 242 Environment, Human Rights, and Indigenous Peoples
  • ECON 222 Environmental Economics
  • ENVR 272 Oikos: Rethinking Economy and Ecology
  • ENVR 301 Politics of Nature
  • ENVR 337 Social Movements, NGOs, and the Environment
  • ENVR 350 Environmental Justice in the Americas

3.  Four of the following introductory science courses:

4.  One of the following Earth systems courses:

  • GEO 103 Earth Surface Environments and Environmental Change/Lab
  • GEO 104 Plate Tectonics and Tectonic Hazards/Lab
  • GEO 107 Katahdin to Acadia: Field Geology in Maine/Lab
  • GEO 108 Global Environmental Change
  • GEO 109 Global Change/Lab
  • ENVR 203 Scientific Approaches to Environmental Issues

5.  Two of the following science courses, only one of which may be a Short Term course (some courses have prerequisites):

  • BI/ES 246 Conservation Biology
  • BIO 265 Invasive Plant Ecology/Lab
  • BI/ES 271 Dendrology and the Natural History of Trees/Lab
  • BIO 332 Ecology and Evolution of Mutualisms
  • BIO s31 Avian Biology/Lab
  • BIO s32 The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of the Galapagos Archipelago
  • BIO s37 The North Woods
  • ES/GE 226 Hydrogeology
  • ENVR 240 Water and Watersheds/Lab
  • ES/GE s21 Field Studies in Geology
  • GEO 210 Sedimentary Processes and Environments/Lab
  • GEO 240 Environmental Geochemistry/Lab
  • GEO s31 Limnology and Paleolimnology of Lakes in Northern New England/Lab
  • GEO s36 Coastal Hazards/Lab
  • GEO s39 Geology of the Maine Coast by Sea Kayak
  • PHYS 214 Renewable Energy
  • PHYS 220 Climate Change and Modeling

6.  One of the following methods courses (some have prerequisites):

7.  One of the following 300-level courses (courses have prerequisites):