Environmental Studies-Sociology Combined Major Checklist | St. Lawrence University Sociology

Environmental Studies-Sociology Combined Major Checklist


_____   101 Introduction to Environmental Studies (prerequisite to upper level courses)

_____   Three Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) courses.  

  • 203 Land Use Change in the Adirondacks
  • 216 Climate Change Policy
  • 231 Health Effects of Pollution
  • 249 Outdoor Recreation and Public Land
  • 261 Sustainable Agriculture
  • 263 Global Change and Sustainability
  • 275 Energy and the Environment
  • 269 Restoration Ecology
  • 301 Pollution of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • 302 Air Pollution
  • 326 The Once and Future Forest
  • 363 Tourism and the Environment
  • 370 Global Amphibian Decline
  • 376 Ecosystem Based Management
  • 371 Landscape Ecology

_____   One Nature/Society (N/S) course

_____   One elective from dual-listed courses in natural sciences

_____   One elective ENVS: any course listed under ENVS, or from programs abroad if pre-approved:


OPTIONAL:  Majors who wish to pursue HONORS through independent research (OPTIONAL):

  • ENVS498/499 or SOC498/499 (2.0 credits, 2 semesters, 498 in Fall AND 499 in Spring).  Honors should incorporate credits from both departments and at least one committee member from each department. The faculty mentor may be in either department.  Prerequisites:  3.5 major GPA, SOC 203 Foundations of Social Theory, SOC 300 or 301 Research Methods, and SYE Application submitted to the Sociology Department for approval during the semester prior to the project’s start.

15 Units Total

Courses that are dual-listed with Environmental Studies should be taken under the sociology number and count toward the sociology portion of the combined major.