Environmental Science Systems (B.S.) with a Concentration in Pre-Engineering

The Environmental Science Systems B.S. can be taken with the  pre-engineering concentration to serve as the foundation for the Bachelor's in Environmental Science Systems and the Master of Science in Environmental Engineering degree program at Syracuse University.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Systems - Pre-Engineering Concentration for Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

Students must also complete Core Requirements.

Major Requirements
BIO 191General Biology I4
BIO 192General Biology II4
BIO 230General Ecology4
BIO 335Biodiversity3
ESS 205Physical Geology4
ESS 320Earth's Surface4
ESS 458Global Climate Systems3
Select one of the following:3
Global Resources
Ecology of the Galapagos
Global Ecosystems: Costa Rica
Global Ecosystems: North America
ESS 499Research in Bio & Environmental Systems3
or ESS 490 Internship in Environmental Science
Major Support Requirements
CHM 151Chemical Principles I3
CHM 152Chemical Principles II3
PHY 105
PHY 103
General Physics Scientists/Engineers I
and General Physics Laboratory
PHY 106
PHY 104
General Physics Scientists/Engineers II
and General Physics Laboratory
MTH 110Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab)3-4
or MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)
MTH 145Calculus I4
MTH 146Calculus II4
MTH 245Calculus III4
MTH 304Differential Equations for Scientists And Engineers4
Other Requirements:
ECS 221Statics 13
CIE 274Sustainability 13
CIE 327Fluid Mechanics 13
CIE 341Environmental Engineering 13
Total Credit Hours77-78

Bridge courses to be taken at Syracuse University.

Typical Program for Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Systems - Pre-Engineering Concentration for Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
BIO 191 General Biology I 4
MTH 145 Calculus I 4
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
BIO 192 General Biology II 4
MTH 146 Calculus II 4
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
ESS 121 Global Resources 3
 Credit Hours17
Sophomore Year
First Semester
PHY 105 General Physics Scientists/Engineers I 3
PHY 103 General Physics Laboratory 1
MTH 245 Calculus III 4
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
PHY 106 General Physics Scientists/Engineers II 3
PHY 104 General Physics Laboratory 1
Theology 3
ESS 205 Physical Geology 4
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
 Credit Hours14
Junior Year
First Semester
BIO 230 General Ecology 4
CHM 151 Chemical Principles I 3
CHM 151L Chemical Principles I Laboratory 1
ESS 320 Earth's Surface 4
ESS 499 Research in Bio & Environmental Systems 3
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
BIO 335 Biodiversity 3
CHM 152 Chemical Principles II 3
CHM 152L Chemical Principles II Lab 1
CIE 274 1 3
ECS 221 1 3
 Credit Hours13
Senior Year
First Semester
MTH 110
Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab)
or Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)
Natural/Social Science 3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts 1
CIE 327 1 3
SYRE 341 1 3
 Credit Hours13-14
Second Semester
BIO 458 Global Climate Systems 3
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
Theology 3
Social Science 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours124-125

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