Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Geography, B.A. - Environmental Studies Track

Four-Year Academic Map 2019-2020

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2019-2020 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
ENSC 100 (DB: Biological Science) or GEOG 101 (DP: Physical 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) See note 4 3
DS: Social Science II 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
ENG 225 WI or ENG 287 WI 3
BIOL 281 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
DS: Social Science II or Elective See note 4 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
Quantitative Methods (Rec: MATH 115 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) See note 5 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
GQR: Quantitative Reasoning 3
GEOG 201 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Humans and Environment Elective (Upper) 3
Environmental Science Elective (Upper) 3
DB: Physical Science or Elective See note 3 3
WI Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
GEOG 326 3
Humans and Environment Elective (Upper) 3
Environmental Science Elective (Upper) 3
Upper Elective 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Advanced Environmental Techniques (Upper) (Rec: ENSC 385 ) 3
GE GCC 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
GEOG 495 3
Advanced Environmental Techniques (Upper) 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 33 credits must be earned in courses at the 300- and 400- level.
  3. 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.
  4. Students must take either GEOG 102 or GEOG 103 . GEOG 103 is certified for DS: Social Science, students choosing to take GEOG 102 for this requirement will need to take another DS: Social Science in year 2 fall.
  5. MATH 115 for group 2 Quantitative Methods counts as a Quantitative Reasoning course for General Education requirements.