Loyola University Chicago

School of Environmental Sustainability

Requirements for BA Envs Studies pre-Fall 2014

All 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

Requirements common to ENVS BS and BA degrees
(18-19 credit hours)

STAT 103: Fundamentals of Statistics
ECON 328: Environmental Economics (pre-requisite: ECON 201)

One of the following:
THEO 184: Moral Problems: Ecology Crisis
PHIL 187: Environmental Ethics

One of the following:
SOCL 272: Environmental Sociology
ANTH 104: The Human Ecological Footprint
PLSC 392: Environmental Politics

One of the following:
ENVS 283: Environmental Sustainability
ENVS 350A: Solutions to Environmental Problems (STEP): Water (4 credits)
ENVS 350F: Solutions to Environmental Problems (STEP): Food Systems (4 credits)

ENVS 390: Integrative Environmental Seminar (Senior Standing)

Science Requirements (2 courses, 6-7 credit hours)

ENVS 204 Evolution & Genetics
ENVS 207 Plants & Civilization (3-4 credits)
ENVS 213 Earth: The Changing Planet
ENVS 214 Earth Science: Weather & Climatology
ENVS 273 Energy & the Environment
ENVS 281 Human Impact on the Environment
ENVS 282 The Human Environment
PHYS 101 Introductory Physics
BIOL 101 Introductory Biology
CHEM 101 Introductory Chemistry
CHEM 151 Elemental Physiological Chemistry (4 credits)

Electives (15 or more credit hours)

Choose among the list of ENVS-electives.pdf 
OR at least three courses from one category
OR Choose electives within selected minors
(Biostats; Bioethics; Environmental Action & Leadership; Urban Studies/Sustainability)
OR Other with approval of Department Chair

All courses 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

Five-Year BA/MBA Requirements

For students interested in pursuing the five-year dual-degree BA/MBA program, these elective credits can be filled by graduate-level business courses that count toward the MBA. The MBA requires 54 credit hours of graduate coursework in business. Students must complete the GMAT satisfactorily and be accepted into the Quinlan School of Business at the end of their junior year.

In their senior year, students begin to take courses toward the MBA degree. Students complete the degree requirements for and receive a BS in Environmental Sciences in their fourth year, then continue in their fifth year to complete the MBA. Students are advised to contact the Quinlan School of Business for MBA requirements and calendar. Note: Courses in the Quinlan School of Business are on the quarter system.