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BA Geography: Environmental Studies Track

Four-Year Academic Map 2018-2019

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This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2018-2019 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
FQ: Quantitative Reasoning 3
CHEM 151 (DP: Physical Science) 3
DY: Science Laboratory 1
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
GEOG 101 (DP: Physical Science) or ENSC 100 (DB: Biological Science) (see note 3) 3
Elective 3
Credits 16

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
BIOL 171 or BIOL 172 3
GL: Language Arts 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
GEOG 102 or GEOG 103 (DS: Social Science I) 3
DS: Social Science II 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
ENG 287 WI or ENG 225 3
BIOL 281 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
DS: Social Science II or Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MATH 121 (see note 3) (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
WI Elective 3
GEOG 201 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
ENSC 385 3
Humans Environ Elective (Upper) 3
Environ Science Elective (Upper) 3
WI Upper Elective 3
DB: Biological Science or Elective (see note 4) 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
GEOG 326 3
Humans Environ Elective (Upper) 3
Environ Science Elective (Upper) 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
ENSC 441 3
Advanced Environ Tech (Upper) 3
GE GCC 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
GEOG 495 3
Advanced Environ Tech 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
GE HPP 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  2. At least 45 credits must be earned in courses at the 300- and 400- level.
  3. MATH 121 for group 2 Quantitative Methods counts as a Quantitative Reasoning course for General Education requirements.
  4. Note: Students must take either GEOG 101 or ENSC 100 , GEOG 101 is certified for DP: Physical Science, while ENSC 100 is certified for DB: Biological Science. Students choosing to take GEOG 101 for this requirement, must also take an additional DB: Biological Science course in year 3 fall.