The below course checklist for the Environmental Science and Resource Management (ESRM) can aid students in completion of their degree.

General Areas of Knowledge (AoK) Requirements

Course Credits Notes Quarter Offered
ENGL Comp* 5 Any composition course All
Any VLPA 5 (or 10) Any UW VLPA Course (if COM, not VLPA) All
Any I&S 10 Outside of ESRM and Major Varies
Any NW 10 Outside of ESRM and Major Varies
Any DIV 3 Any UW DIV Course All
Elective Credits 25+ to reach 180
for a B.S. degree
—- —-

ESRM Major Requirements (122 credits)

Course Credits Notes Quarter Offered
COM (Any 200-level COM class) 5 Any 200-level COM class All
Economics 5 ESRM/ENVIR/ECON 235* or ECON 200 or ECON 201 Varies
Q SCI 381* 5 Intro to Probability/Statistics (Prereq MATH 120 or Q SCI 190) All
Q SCI 291# 5 Analysis for Biologists I (Prereq MATH 120 or Q SCI 190) Autumn, Winter, Summer
Q SCI 292# 5 Analysis for Biologists II (Prereq Q SCI 291) Winter, Spring, Summer
ESRM 250* 5 Introduction to Geographic Info Systems All
BIOL 180 5 General Biology I All
BIOL 200 5 General Biology II (Prereq 1.7 in BIOL 180, CHEM 152 or 220) All
BIOL 220 5 General Biology III (prereq 2.0 in BIOL 200) All
CHEM 120^ 5 Principles of Chemistry I Autumn and Spring
CHEM 220^ 5 Principles of Chemistry II Winter
Earth Science 5 Choose one: ESRM 210*, ESS 201 or 210, ESS/OCEAN 230,
ATM S 211
Varies

ESRM Core and Capstone (17 credits)

Course Credits Notes Quarter Offered
ESRM 200* 5 Society and Sustainable Environments Winter and Spring
ESRM 201* 5 Sustainable Pacific NW Ecosystems Autumn, Spring and Summer
ESRM 300* 2 Principles of Sustainability Winter
ESRM 304* 5 Environment/Resource Assessment Autumn, Spring and Summer

ESRM Electives or Transcripted Option (45 credits or 35 credits plus senior capstone)

Transcripted option requirements on reverse. Forty-five credits can include SEFS and BSE prefixes, as well as 10 credits from QSCI.

Course – 400+ Level Courses (min. 25 credits)* Credits
Course – 300+ Level Courses (max 20 credits)* Credits

**Senior Capstone

Course Credits Notes Quarter Offered
Senior Capstone 10 ESRM 494 & ESRM 495/496 Senior Project/Thesis All
Senior Capstone 10 OR ESRM 462-464 Restoration Capstone Autumn, Winter, Spring

Key

* 2.0 required in all ESRM Courses
* Or STAT 311
# Or MATH 124 and 125
^ Or CHEM 142 and 152
** Required for any student completing the School’s honors program

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