University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2014–2015

Environmental Studies Certificate

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Contact: Jonathan Price (jpprice@hawaii.edu)
Phone: 932-7241

24–25 semester hours

The Environmental Studies Certificate is a multi-disciplinary program that emphasizes a theoretical and applied approach to environmental and natural resource assessment, classification, problem or phenomenal mitigation, policy, and related issues. This certificate program includes courses in the social and natural sciences.

Requirements:

  1. Group I. (18–19 semester hours)
    • GEOG 101 Geography and the Natural Environment (3) or ENSC 100 Introduction to Environmental Science (3)
    • CHEM 114 Introductory Chemistry (3) or CHEM 124 General Chemistry I (4)
    • GEOL 111 Physical Geology (3) or equivalent
    • MARE 201 Oceanography (3) or MARE/BIOL 360 Marine Resources (3)
    • ECON 380 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics (3)or POLS 335 Environmental Politics and Policy (3)
    • GEOG 441 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
  2. Group II. (3 semester hours)
    • Choose one of the following courses:
      • BIOL 101 General Biology (3)
      • BIOL 175 Introductory Biology I (3)
      • BIOL 176 Introductory Biology II (3)
  3. Group III. (3 semester hours)
    • Choose one of the following courses:
      • SOIL 304 Tropical Soils (3)
      • AG/GEOG 312 Food and Societies (3)
      • GEOG 326 Natural Resources (3)

Rev. 2/28/14