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2025 Environmental Science Major Curriculum


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ESC1 Environmental Science Environmental Science Major Environmental Science 5 8

2025 Environmental Science Major Tracks

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Foundation Courses Choose 3 of 3
EV310 AQUATIC SCIENCE 3.0  
EV388A PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 3.5  
EV471 ECOLOGY 3.0  
AND
Atmosphere Course Choose 1 of 2
EV387 METEOROLOGY 3.0  
EV389B CLIMATOLOGY 3.0  
AND
Tools Elective Choose 1 of 3
CH387 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY 3.5  
EV377 REMOTE SENSING 3.0  
EV398 GEOG INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3.0  
AND
Depth Electives Choose 2 of 7
CH383 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 3.5  
CH384 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 3.5  
EV391A LAND USE PLAN & MGT 3.0  
EV391B NATURAL HAZARDS AND RISK 3.0  
EV396 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGICAL SYS 3.5  
EV398 GEOG INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3.0  
XS391 PRIN & APPL OF ENV CHEM 3.0  
AND
Field Elective Choose 2 of 47
CH383 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 3.5  
CH384 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 3.5  
CH385 INTRODUCTION TO CELL BIOLOGY 3.5  
CH387 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY 3.5  
CH388 GENETICS 3.0  
CH457 MICROBIOLOGY 3.5  
CH460 HUMAN ANATOMY 3.5  
CH473 BIOCHEMISTRY 3.5  
CH481 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I 3.5  
DS350 PERSUASIVE COMMUNICATIONS 3.0  
EM381 ENGINEERING ECONOMY 3.0  
EV371 GEOGRAPHY OF RUSSIA 3.0  
EV372 GEOGRAPHY OF ASIA 3.0  
EV373 GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA 3.0  
EV375 GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA 3.0  
EV376 GEOGRAPHY OF THE MIDDLE EAST 3.0  
EV377 REMOTE SENSING 3.0  
EV378 CARTOGRAPHY 3.0  
EV380 SURVEYING 3.5  
EV384 GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA 3.0  
EV386 GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE 3.0  
EV387 METEOROLOGY 3.0  
EV388B GEOMORPHOLOGY 3.0  
EV390B URBAN GEOGRAPHY 3.0  
EV391A LAND USE PLAN & MGT 3.0  
EV391B NATURAL HAZARDS AND RISK 3.0  
EV394 HYDROGEOLOGY/HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS 3.5  
EV396 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGICAL SYS 3.5  
EV397 AIR POLLUTION ENGINEERING 3.0  
EV398 GEOG INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3.0  
EV482 MILITARY GEOGRAPHY 3.0  
EV489A ADVANCED INDIVIDUAL STUDY I 3.0  
LW473 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 3.0  
LW481 INTERNATIONAL LAW 3.0  
MA363 VECTOR CALCULUS AND ODE 3.0  
MA366 APPLIED ENGINEERING MATH 3.0  
MA376 APPLIED STATISTICS 3.0  
MA391 MATHEMATICAL MODELING 3.0  
MA396 NUM METH SOLUTIONS DIFF EQNS 3.0  
MA476 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS 3.0  
PL396 SNA FOR PUBLIC POLICY 3.0  
PY329 TOPICS IN ETHICS 3.0  
PY350 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 3.0  
SS381 CULTURAL/POLIT ANTHROPOLOGY 3.0  
SS387 PUBLIC FINANCE 3.0  
SS485 GOV & POLITICS SUB-SAHARAN AFR 3.0  
XS391 PRIN & APPL OF ENV CHEM 3.0  
AND

Complementary Support Course - Required Choose 1 of 1
The CSCs for this major are divided between one required and two elective courses. The CSCs will provide foundational math and science support for cadets in this major
EV365 GEOGRAPHY OF GLOBAL CULTURES 3.0  
AND
Complementary Support Course - Biology Choose 1 of 2
CH275 BIOLOGY 4.0  
CH375 ADVANCED BIOLOGY 4.0  
AND
Complementary Support Course - Math-Science Choose 1 of 9
CH457 MICROBIOLOGY 3.5  
CH473 BIOCHEMISTRY 3.5  
MA205 CALCULUS II 4.0  
MA255 ADV MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS 4.5  
MA376 APPLIED STATISTICS 3.0  
PH202 PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH206 PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH252 ADVANCED PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH256 ADVANCED PHYSICS II 4.0  
AND

Integrative Experience for the Major Choose 1 of 1
EV487 ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY 3.0  
AND
Science Depth  
Cadets in this major must take CH102 to satisfy the Science Depth requirement.
CH102 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II 4.0  
STEM Depth  
Cadets in this major must take CY305/355 to satisfy the STEM Depth requirement.
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
CY355 CYBER FOUNDATIONS - COMPUTING 3.0  
AND

Curriculum Requirements  
This section describes how cadets in this major satisfy various curriculum requirements.
IT/CYBER Requirement  
Cadets in this major will satisfy the IT/CYBER requirement by successfully completing the IT/CYBER content in the core curriculum and CY305/355.
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
CY355 CYBER FOUNDATIONS - COMPUTING 3.0  
Core Engineering Sequence  
Cadets in this major are directed to take the Environmental Engineering sequence to support their major.
EV301 ENV SCIENCE FOR ENGR & SCIEN 3.0  
EV350 ENVIRONMNTL ENGR TECHNOLOGIES 3.0  
EV450 ENV ENG FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOP 3.0  
Writing-in-the-Major  
Cadets in this major satisfy the West Point Writing Program requirement by successfully completing writing requirements in the core curriculum and this course in the major.
EV301 ENV SCIENCE FOR ENGR & SCIEN 3.0  





2025 Environmental Science Major w/ Honors Curriculum


Code Short Description Description Transcript Description Req Crse Cnt Opt Crse Cnt
ESC1H Environmental Science w/ Honors Environmental Science Major w/ Honors Environmental Science w/ Honors 1 1

2025 Environmental Science Major w/ Honors Tracks

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Course Choose 1 of 1
Take EV489A which requires individual research, a written report, and a formal presentation of research, analysis, and conclusions. You cannot double count EV489A in satisfying both field elective and honors requirements.
EV489A ADVANCED INDIVIDUAL STUDY I 3.0  
AND
Additional Field Elective  
Take one additional Field Elective from the Environmental Science Field Elective list above.
AND

Grade Requirements  
Complete the requirements of the major as shown above, and attain an APSC of at least 3.0 in the core curriculum and an APSC of at least 3.5 in the major.