BA - Environmental Systems

This concentration is designed for students who would like to focus on the natural environment, including the nature of biophysical patterns and processes, as well as applied, science-based conservation, restoration, conservation planning, land management, and preservation.

All GEP concentrations share the same Foundation, Breadth & Professional Prepartion Courses. To access a list of the required courses, click here.

Concentration (12 units beyond breadth)

Take at least two courses in GEP 340-359, Biological Path: GEP 341 Required. Breadth not double-counted in concentration Units GE
GEP 340 Applied Ecology 4  
GEP 341 Conservation Biology 4  
GEP 343 Biogeography 4  
GEP 350 Geomorphology 4  
GEP 351 Natural Hazards 3-4  
GEP 352 Soil Science 3-4  
GEP 354 Watershed Hydrology & Mgmt. 4  
GEP 355 Weather and Climate 3-4  
GEP 356 Global Climate Change 4  
GEP 359 Special Topics in Environ. Systems 2-4  
GEP 380 Environmental Remote Sensing 4  
GEP 388 Environmental GIS 3-4  
GEP 389 Advanced GIS 3-4  
GEP 390 Environmental Data Analysis 4  
GEP 440 Field Methods 2  
GEP 441 Lab Methods 2  
GEP 443a/b Introduction to Agroecology 1-2  
GEP 444a/b Native Plants in Restoration 1-2

 

GEP 445 Restoration Ecology 4  

Supporting Courses (12-13 units)

Biological Path units GE
Choose one of two pathways to meet the 12 unit minimum
BIOL 130 Cell Biology and Genetics (Required) 4 B2
BIOL 131 Biological Diversity and Ecology (Required) 4 B2
BIOL 322;323;324;327;329;330;332;333;335;337;341;350,351 4  
Physical Path units GE
BIOL 131 Biological Diversity and Ecology (Required) 4 B2
CS 115 Programming I 4 B3
GEOL 303/304 Adv Principles of Geol/Mapping/Report writing 5 B3
GEOL 323 Hydrology 4  
GEOL 306 Environmental Geology 4  
GEOL 310 Geophysics 4  
GEOL 311 Sedimentary Geology 4