Degree Requirements - Sustainability Sciences

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE 124 

GENERAL EDUCATION 36
FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS 13
G.E. 1000 Transition to Kean 1
ENG 1030 Composition 3
MATH 1054 Pre-Calculus 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication 3
GE 2024 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY & INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS 
Humanities: (from different areas) 6
*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Fine Arts/Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 
(Must take I and II for credit) 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences: (from different areas) 6
*HIST 1000 Civil Society in America 3
Psychology 3
Economics or Geography 3
Political Science 3
Sociology or Anthropology 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Science and Mathematics 8 
CPS 1231 Fundamentals of 
Computer Science 4
CHEM 1083 Chemistry I 4

G.E. AND MAJOR CAPSTONE 3
SUST 4903 Indep. Practicum in Sustainability Science 3

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES 34
BIO 1000 Principles of Biology 4
BIO 2601 Ecology, Environment & Humanity 4
MATH 2411 Calculus I 3
MATH 2412 Calculus II 3
TECH 1010 Information Technology Foundations 3
CHEM 1084 Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2181 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2391 Inorganic Chemistry 3
HED 3635 Introduction to Public Health 3
PHY 2091 Physics I 4

ACADEMIC MAJOR TOTAL CREDITS 38

REQUIRED: FOUNDATION CORE 20
SUST 1000 Intro to Sustainability 3
SUST 2240 Systems Modeling 2
SUST 3210 GIS in Sustainability 4
SUST 3250 Climate Science 3
SUST 3340 Scientific Integrity 1
SUST 3310 Biodiversity for Sustainability 3
SUST 3400 Applied Statistics/Methods in Sustainability 4

MAJOR/RELATED ELECTIVES 18
SUST 3531 Energy & Pollution Management 3
SUST 3330 Urban Ecology 3
SUST 4330 Conservation Biology 3
BIO 2200 Cell Biology 4
BIO 2400 Genes, Organisms, Populations 4
BIO 2500 Principles of Botany 4
BIO 3400 Zoology: Form and Function 4
BIO 3614 Principles of Ecology 4
BIO 3000 Marine Biology 4
BIO 4615 Applied Ecology 4
CHEM 2182 Organic Chemistry II. 3
GEOL 2020 Conservation of Natural Resources 3
GEOG 3410 Urban Geography 3
GEOL 1200 Introduction to Geology 4
GEOL 2262 Geology and the Environment 3
METR 1300 Introduction to Meteorology 4
METR 3360 Air Pollution 3
GEOL 3266 Hydrology 4
OCEN 3453 Introduction to Oceanography 4
PS 3845 Regulatory Law and Public Policy 3
PHIL 3800 Environmental Ethics 3
REC 3810 Recreation and the Environment 3
SOC 2500 Introduction to Global Studies 3
SOC 3420 Environment and Society 3

FREE ELECTIVES 16 

At least 50% must be 3000/4000 level 
*G.E. required course 
**Course required by Major 
***All Major courses require a grade of C or better

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