Core Courses (15 semester hours required) These courses are designed to provide breadth in environmental science and understanding of environmental issues and regulations.
Advanced Environmental Studies
Sources of Contamination
Industry/Institutional Management for the Environmental Professional
Ecological Risk Assessment
Thesis (May be repeated - 6 semester hours required)
Electives (12 semester hours required)
Additional background courses (undergraduate or graduate) may be required as prerequisites for some of the graduate courses.
No more than nine (9) semester hours from the 5800 level (swing courses) may be counted towards the masters degree. (Note more can be taken, but only 9 s.h. count towards MS)
Credits earned for the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Studies may be applied to the Master of Science degree to the extent allowed by the School of Graduate Studies (normally nine semester hours). Students in the certificate program who intend to pursue the Master’s degree must apply to the Master’s program before completion of nine (9) semester hours of graduate coursework.
Elective courses are designed to provide depth in disciplines appropriate for student's backgrounds and career goals. Some suggested elective courses are found in the following categories: