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Undergraduate Catalog | 2020-2021 
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Environmental Studies, Secondary Teaching Option, B.A.

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Students preparing to teach high school earth science may become licensed by earning the B.A. in Environmental Studies degree including the Secondary Teaching Option.

Admission Requirements


  • Minimum GPA:  n/a
  • Declaration of Major:  Students may declare the major at any time before graduation.


  • Minimum GPA:  2.0
  • Transferable Credit Hours:  24

Degree Requirements

General Education Courses (37-41 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education Program 

Foreign Language Requirement (0-8 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Foreign Language Requirement 

Restricted Elective Courses (11 credit hours)

Select 11 elective credit hours from ESCI courses, of which at least 4 credit hours are at the 3000 level or above.

Minor in Secondary Education

Students must have a Minor in Secondary Education  to obtain teaching licensure. See the College of Education  section of this Catalog for details on the requirements for the minor.

Licensure applications are the responsibility of the student and the Office of Teacher Education Advising and Licensure (TEAL) in the College of Education.

Unrestricted Elective Courses

As needed to complete the credit hours required for graduation.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours

Honors Program

For details about the Honors Program in Environmental Studies, visit the program page .

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