Environmental Science: Environmental Policy, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 124

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
Select one of the following:3
Composition II
Critical Analysis and Writing II
Technical Writing
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865 (H)
American History Since 1865 (DH)
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
STAT 2013Elementary Statistics (A) 13
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
Select four hours from the following:4
Introductory Biology (N)
and Introductory Biology Laboratory (LN) 1
Introductory Biology (LN) 1
Course designated (N)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S) 13
AGCM 3203Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S) 13
or SPCH 2713 Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A), (H), (N), or (S)6
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
AG 1011First Year Seminar 31
ENVR 1113Elements of Environmental Science (N) 33
SOIL 2124Fundamentals of Soil Science (N) 34
Select one of the following:3
Written Communication 3
Written Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources 3
Technical Writing 2, 3
MATH 1513College Algebra (A) 1, 33
or MATH 1813 Preparation for Calculus (A)
CHEM 1314Chemistry I (LN) 1, 34
or CHEM 1215 Chemical Principles I (LN)
CHEM 1515Chemistry II (LN) 1,35
or CHEM 1225 Chemical Principles II (LN)
Hours Subtotal23
Major Requirements
AGEC 3503Natural Resource Economics 33
ENVR 3113Sampling and Analyses for Solving Environmental Problems 33
Select one of the following:3
Digital Tools for Environmental Problem-Solving (LN) 3
Geospatial Technologies for Natural Resources 3
Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems 3
ENVR 4010Internships in Environmental Science 31
ENVR 4033Ecology of Invasive Species3
ENVR 4811Professional and Capstone Planning 31
ENVR 4813Environmental Science Capstone 33
ENVR 4363Environmental Soil Science 33
Select one of the following:3
Environmental Law for Agriculture and Natural Resources 3
Natural Resource Administration and Policy 3
Environmental Law And Policy 3
CHEM 3013Survey of Organic Chemistry 33
or BIOC 2344 Chemistry and Applications of Biomolecules
BIOL 3034General Ecology 34
PBIO 1404Plant Biology (LN)4
or BIOL 1604 Animal Biology
GEOL 1114Physical Geology (LN)4
or PHYS 1114 College Physics I (LN)
MATH 2103Business Calculus (A) 33
or MATH 2144 Calculus I (A)
AGEC 3713Agricultural Law3
AGEC 4503Environmental Economics and Resource Development3
AGCM 3503Issues Management and Crisis Communications in Agriculture and Natural Resources3
SOC 4433Environmental Sociology (S) 33
Related Courses
Select 8 hours of the following:8
Facilitating Social Change in Agriculture
Freshwater: Concepts, Threats and Management (N)
Economics of the Environment
Insects and Society (N)
Insects in Global Public Health (N)
Environmental Science Problems
Introduction to National Environmental Policy Act
Environmental Soil Chemistry
Animal Waste Management
Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future
Environment and Development
Resource Management in the National Parks
Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Environmental Geology (N)
Global Sustainability (N)
Global Perspectives (IS)
Sustainable Tourism and Geography
Planning and Design for Sustainable Landscapes
Land Use and City Planning
Principles of Rangeland Management
Issues In Global Change
Restoration Ecology
Environment and Society (N)
Plants and People (N)
Environmental Ethics (H)
Public Policy
Environmental Law And Policy
Natural Resources and Environmental Policy
Outdoor Education and Interpretation
Recreation in the Natural Environment
Introductory Sociology (S)
Environmental Inequality (S)
Oklahoma Environmental Sociology
World Population Problems
Hours Subtotal61
Select 0 hours or hours to complete required total for degree0
Total Hours124

College & Departmental or Major requirements that may be used to meet General Education requirements.


If ENGL 3323 Technical Writing is used to satisfy ENGL 1213 Composition II above then hours in this block are 0.


Hours meeting the major common core.

Other Requirements

  • A minimum of 40 semester credit hours and 100 grade points must be earned in courses numbered 3000 or above.
  • A 2.00 GPA or higher in upper-division hours.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2029.