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Individualized concentration

This is an individualized, specialized concentration designed for students who want to concentrate in an area not represented by the other concentrations. This concentration consists of a set of 7 courses that are chosen with the guidance of the EES Undergraduate Chair or Associate Director. Courses must focus in one major in the College and must show a relationship between the Environment and that major. Formal proposals for this concentration must be developed and submitted for review and approved by both the EES program director and undergraduate chair before admittance into this concentration. See the EES Undergraduate Chair or Associate Director of EES Undergraduate Programs for more details.

(Minimum 15 credits for Major / 35 credits total)

ENVS 100: Introduction to Environmental Science (1 CU) formerly ENVS 200

GEOL 204: Global Climate Change (1 CU), OR
GEOL 100: Introduction to Geology (1 CU), OR
GEOL 103: Natural Disturbances and Disasters (1 CU), OR
GEOL 125: Earth and Life Through Time (1 CU), OR
GEOL 130: Oceanography (1 CU)

ENVS 301: Environmental Case Studies (1 CU), OR
ENVS 400: Environmental Studies Seminar (1 CU)

ENVS 399 Junior Research Seminar (1 CU)

ENVS 498a/b: Senior Thesis (0.5 CU each)

Data Analysis and Statistics (1 CU) from pre-approved ENVS course list.

Economics and Policy (1 CU) from pre-approved ENVS course list.

Geographical or Environmental Modeling (1 CU) from pre-approved ENVS course list.

Seven courses that are chosen with the guidance of the Academic Advisor, EES Undergraduate Chair and Associate Director. (1 CU each)

Please refer to the pre-approved ENVS course list.

Each student is encouraged to attend a summer field course or to seek a summer internship, summer employment, and/or academic-year practical experience/research related to his/her individual curriculum. Opportunities suited to a student's interests can usually be found. Students should discuss their options with their ENVS advisor.

Department of Earth and Environmental Science / University of Pennsylvania, 251 Hayden Hall, 240 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6316