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NRM Requirements, Environmental Science

Requirements for Environmental Science Emphasis

This emphasis is designed for students interested in the overlap between traditional natural resources management and environmental science. Please refer to the current GVSU catalog for official and up-to-date degree requirements. In addition to the General Degree Requirements, students must complete the following courses:

NRM Electives

  • NRM 250 Resource Maps and Measurements
  • NRM 281 Principles of Soil Science
  • NRM 330 Environmental Pollution
  • NRM 451 Natural Resource Policy
  • NRM 452 Watershed and Wetland Management

Cognate Electives

  • CHM 115 Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHM 116 Principles of Chemistry II

Eight additional cognate credits from the following list:

  • BIO 338 Environmental Ethics
  • BIO 357 Environmental Microbiology
  • BIO 440 Limnology
  • BIO 450 Stream Ecology
  • BIO 470 Conservation Biology
  • CHM 221 Survey of Analytical Chemistry
  • CHM 222 Quantitative Analysis
  • CHM 231 Introductory Organic Chemistry
  • CHM 232 Biological Chemistry
  • CHM 321 Environmental Chemistry
  • CHM 322 Environmental Chemical Analysis
  • GEO 112 Earth History
  • GEO 320 Geomorphology
  • GEO 430 Oceanography
  • GEO 440 Geohydrology
  • GEO 445 Introduction to Geochemistry
  • GPY 307 Introduction to GIS
  • OSH 414 Environmental Safety and Health
  • PHY 200 Physics for the Life Sciences

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