Studying Environmental Studies at Regis
The environmental studies program at Regis focuses on environmental issues, such as resource depletion, habitat destruction, biological extinction, global economic development, and urbanization. The program promotes both a local and global emphasis in exploring environmental solutions for the common good of humanity and of the earth.
The Environmental Studies Program at Regis is an interdisciplinary program that offers two degrees and a minor. Students take a variety of courses through different departments to gain both the breadth and depth necessary to solve complex environmental problems. The ENVS program promotes critical thinking, qualitative and quantitative reasoning, problem solving, and writing skills. There is both a local and global emphasis in exploring environmental solutions for the common good of humanity and of the earth.
Regis College students must complete the Core Studies requirements in addition to their major requirements. Core Studies consists of:
- Core Foundation: 6 credits, or two courses taken over the fall and spring of freshmen year
- Distributive Core: 40-46 credits that represent a variety of offerings in disciplines that provide the underpinning of a solid liberal education
- Integrative Core: 12 credits, or four upper division courses taken in the junior and senior year
More information about Regis College Core Studies can be found here.
Listed below are the degree requirements for completion of the B.A. in Environmental Science. Students pursuing this degree are required to complete a companion major or minor in another subject area.
Please note that recent course requirement updates might not be listed and you should contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.
|Lower Division Requirements (22 credit hours)
||Principles of Biology: Organismic (3 ch)
||Organismic Biology Laboratory (1 ch)
||Introduction to Environmental Chemistry (3 ch)
||Introduction to Environmental Chemistry Laboratory (1 ch)
||Introduction to Environmental Science (3 ch)
||Introduction to Environmental Science Laboratory (1 ch)
||Introduction to Geology (3 ch)
||Introduction to Geology Laboratory (1 ch)
|MT 272/MT 272C
||Statistics for the Life Sciences (3 ch)
|Upper Division Requirements (18 credit hours)
||Environmental Impact Assessment (3 ch)
||Geographic Information Science (3 ch)
||Portfolio Development I (3 ch)
||Portfolio Development II (3 ch)
|Environmental Studies Electives
||12 credit hours
|Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of 400-level ENVS courses in consultation with their academic advisor. ENVS 498E-W is also recommended.
||TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 40 credit hours