Environmental and Sustainability Course Lists

Environmental Chemistry Stream (36 credits)

3

credits:

CHEM 312 Intermediate Analytical Chemistry (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

CHEM 218 Introductory Analytical Chemistry II (3.00)
CHEM 234 Physical Chemistry I: Thermodynamics (3.00)
CHEM 235 Physical Chemistry II: Kinetics of Chemical Reactions (3.00)

9

credits chosen from:

BIOL 261 Molecular and General Genetics (3.00)
CHEM 221 Introductory Organic Chemistry I (3.00)
CHEM 222 Introductory Organic Chemistry II (3.00)
CHEM 241 Inorganic Chemistry I: Introduction to Periodicity and Valence Theory (3.00)
CHEM 271 Biochemistry I (3.00)
GEOG 375 Hydrology (3.00)
GEOG 378 The Climate System (3.00)

Note: A minimum of 6 credits must be chosen from CHEM courses

6

credits chosen from:

BIOL 367 Molecular Biology (3.00)
CHEM 375 Biochemistry II (3.00)
CIVI 361 Introduction to Environmental Engineering (3.50)
GEOG 377 Landform Evolution (3.00)

Note: Environmental and Sustainability Science students missing the prerequisites for CIVI 361 may apply to have all or some of these waived by the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering.
9

credits chosen from:

BIOL 459 Aquatic Ecology (3.00)
CHEM 458 Aquatic Biogeochemistry (3.00)
CHEM 470 Environmental Biochemistry (3.00)
CHEM 472 Chemical Toxicology (3.00)

Students may also choose from following courses, when appropriate:

CHEM 498 Advanced Topics in Chemistry (3.00)
CIVI 467 Air Pollution and Emission Control (3.00)
CIVI 468 Waste Management (3.00)
CIVI 469 Geo‑Environmental Engineering (3.50)
GEOG 470 Environmental Management (3.00)
GEOG 475 Water Resource Management (3.00)
GEOG 476 Indigenous and Environmental History of Americas since 1492 (3.00)
GEOG 478 Climate Change: Science, Impacts and Policy (3.00)
GEOL 440 Seminar in Current Research on Environmental Earth Science (3.00)

Environmental and Sustainability Science students missing the prerequisites for CIVI 467, CIVI 468 or CIVI 469 may apply to have all or some of these waived by the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering.
6

credits:

CHEM 450 Research Project and Thesis (6.00)

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