College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Master of Science
Environmental Science

Area 1 Program Core Required Hours: 20
ENVS 5165 Introduction to Hydrology
ENVS 5255 Environmental Geology (incl. lab)
ENVS 6105 Environmental Issues
ENVS 6106 Environmental Law and Regulations
ENVS 6207 Ecological Methodology (incl. lab)
ENVS 7115 Environmental Chemistry

Area 2 Program Electives Required Hours: 10
Select 10 semester hours from the following:
ANTH 5555 Selected Topics in Anthropology
BIOL 5515 Selected Topics: Cell/Molecular Biol
BIOL 5525 Selected Topics: Organismic Biol
BIOL 5535 Selected Topics: Ecol/ Evol Biology
BIOL 5899 Independent Study

CHEM 7165 Environmental Organic Chemistry
CHEM 7175 Atmospheric Physical Chemistry
CHEM 7185 Aquatic Chemistry
CHEM 7555 Selected Topics: Env Chemistry

ENVS 5125 Human Ecology
ENVS 5225 Natural Environments of Georgia
ENVS 5226 Culture and Environment
ENVS 6235 Geographic Information and Global Positioning
ENVS 5315 Stream Ecology
ENVS 5365 Limnology and Freshwater Ecology
ENVS 6109 Environmental Air Quality
ENVS 6206 Water Resources Management
ENVS 6271 GIS/GPS Applications
ENVS 7145 Land Use and Waste Management
ENVS 7555 Selected Topics: Environmental Sci

GEOL 5115 Geochemistry
GEOL 5116 Meteorology
GEOL 5135 Introduction to Oceanography
GEOL 5175 Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
GEOL 5215 Geomorphology
GEOL 5275 Vertebrate Paleontology
GEOL 7565 Selected Topics: Environmental Geol

MATH 5175 Mathematical Statistics
STAT 5176 Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments

Area 3 Thesis Research Required Hours: 6
ENVS 7000 Thesis Defense
ENVS 7999 Research in Environmental Science

Total Hours Required: 36