Students are required to maintain an overall grade-point average of 3.40 in major coursework.
Students must successfully complete at least 12 credits of coursework in the following courses:
- BIOL 412H Principles of Biology II
- NR 602H Natural Resources and Environmental Policy
- NR 643H Economics of Forestry
- NR 701H Ecological Values and Ethics
- NR 720H International Environmental Politics and Policies for the 21st Century
As an alternative, you may take two courses from this list and one more honors course from another area, supporting your Environmental Conservation Studies Specialization. These courses will involve additional readings, writing assignments and tutorial meetings beyond those required for non-honors sections.
Students must successfully complete:
- NR 799 Honors/Senior Thesis (4 cr.)
This requirement involves conducting an independent research project under the direction and guidance of an Environmental Conservation Studies faculty member. This requirement will include a public presentation of the research and a written thesis accepted by the faculty advisor and program coordinator.