Checksheets

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science and Resource Management (120 units):

Lower Division Requirements (37-39 units):

BIOL 200 Principles of Organismal and Population Biology (4)
BIOL 201 Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology (4)
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II (4)
ECON 110 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 111 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ESRM 100 Introduction to Environmental Science and Resource Management (3)
ESRM 200 Principles of Resource Management, Conservation, and Stewardship (3)

Select one of the following:
MATH 140 Calculus for Business Applications (3)
MATH 150 Calculus I (4)

Select one of the following:
GEOL 121 Physical Geology (4)
GEOL 122 Historical Geology (3)

Select one of the following:
MATH 202 Biostatistics (3)
MATH 329 Statistics for Business and Economics (3)
BIOL 203 Quantitative Methods for Biology (3)

Upper Division Requirements (27 units):

BIOL 433 Ecology and the Environment (4)
ECON 362 Environmental Economics (3)
ENGL 337 Literature of the Environment (3)
ESRM 313 Conservation Biology (BIOL) (4)
ESRM 328 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (3)
ESRM 329 Environmental Law and Policy (3)
ESRM 341 The National Park (POLS) or ESRM 342 Environmental History (HIST) (3)
ESRM 491 Capstone Preparation (1)
ESRM 499 Capstone (3)

Emphasis of Option Requirements

All students must select an emphasis in Environmental Science or Resource Management and the associated coursework.

Requirements for an Emphasis in Environmental Science (16 units):

ESRM 352 Theory and Practice of Ecological Restoration (3)
CHEM 250 Quantitative Analysis (2)
CHEM 251 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory (2)

Select a total of nine units from the following courses:

BIOL 301 Microbiology (4)
BIOL 310 Vertebrate Biology and Ecology (4)
BIOL 312 Marine Biology (4)
BIOL 316 Invertebrate Zoology (4)
BIOL 333 Emerging Public Health Issues (2)
BIOL 334 Natural History of Ventura County (3)
BIOL 402 Toxicology (3)
BIOL 432 Principles of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (3)
BIOL 450 Ichthyology: The Biology of Fishes (4)
BIOL 451 Ornithology (4)
CHEM 311 Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHEM 312 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
CHEM 314 Organic Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 315 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1)
CHEM 318 Biological Chemistry (3)
CHEM 344 Energy and Society (PHYS) (3)
ENGL 482 Technical Writing (3)
ENGL 483 Technical Visual Communication (3)
ESRM 350 Ecological Restoration Design and Construction (4)
ESRM 351 Field Methods: Monitoring and Assessment (4)
ESRM 428 Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (3)
ESRM 443 Environmental Communication (COMM) (3)
ESRM 481 Topics in Environmental Pollution (3)
ESRM 490 Special Topics (3)
ESRM 492 Service Learning/Internship (3)
ESRM 494 Independent Research (1-3)
MATH 430 Research Design and Data Analysis (3)
PHYS 201General Physics II (4)
PHYS 344 Energy and Society (3)

Requirements for an Emphasis in Resource Management (16 units):

Select a total of three units from the following courses:

ESRM 428 Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (4)
ESRM 462 Coastal and Marine Resource Management (4)
ESRM 463 Water Resources Management (4)
ESRM 464 Land Use Planning and Open Space Management (4)


Select a total of four units from the following courses:

BIOL 450 Ichthyology: The Biology of Fishes (4)
BIOL 451 Ornithology (4)
ECON 464 Natural Resource Economics (3)
ECON 480 Topics in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (3)
ECON 488 Applied Managerial Econometrics (4)
ENGL 482 Technical Writing (3)
ENGL 483 Technical Visual Communication (3)
ESRM 332 Human Ecology (ANTH) (3)
ESRM 352 Theory and Practice of Ecological Restoration (3)
ESRM 410 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
ESRM 428 Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (3)
ESRM 482 Issues in Environmental Planning and Resource Management (3)
ESRM 483 Issues in Global Resource Management (3)
ESRM 490 Special Topics (3)
ESRM 492 Service Learning/Internship (3)
ESRM 494 Independent Research (1-3)
MATH 430 Research Design and Data Analysis (3)
MGT 307 Management of Organizations (3)
MGT 428 Contract Management (3)

Required Supporting and Other GE Courses (38-40 units):

University Electives (14-16 )
American Institutions Requirement (6) Other GE Courses (18)