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Southern Oregon University

Students wishing to graduate with a degree in Environmental Studies can expect to follow a plan similar to the following:

Year One University Studies Credits Environmental Studies Credits Other Credits
  • Complete first year of House Experience, Honors, or USEM
  • Complete Quantitative Reasoning
  • Complete Explorations (E,F,G) goals if schedule permits
12-20

ES 101
ES 102
and possibly 
ES 210

16-20 Find a fun class to take 4-8
Year Two University Studies Credits Environmental Studies Credits Other Credits
  • Complete Explorations (E,F,G) goals if schedule permits
  • Explore Integrations (H,I,J) as schedule permits
12-24

ES 210
ES 349
and possibly
ES 310
ES 349
UD* Natural Core
UD Social Core

16-24 Start thinking about ES UD requirements, look for an approved certificate or minor 4-8

 *Upper Division (UD)

Year Three University Studies Credits Environmental Studies Credits Other Credits
  • Complete Integrations (H,I,J) goals
12-24

ES 310
ES 349
ES 386
UD ES Natural Core
UD ES Social Core
Plan for Capstone, Internship/Practicum

16-24 Fill out remainder of schedule with ES UD Requirements in approved courses, certificate or minor 12-24

*Upper Division (UD)

Year Four University Studies Credits Environmental Studies Credits Other Credits
  • Complete Integrations (H,I,J) goals
 

UD ES Natural Core
UD ES Social Core
Complete Capstone, Internship/Practicum

16-24 Fill out remainder of schedule with UD ES requirements in approved courses, certificate or minor 12-24
General University Studies
Environmental Studies
Other
  • 180 credits needed to graduate
  • 60 upper division credits needed to graduate
  • 77 to 80 credits in ES Core courses needed for degree, minimum of 58 ES UD course
  • 2.5 GPA in ES courses
 
28 UD credits needed in an approved curriculum plan (ES/SOU courses, minor, certificate, study abroad) 

Total Credits: 64

Total Credits: 77-80

Total Credits: 40-50