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Professional Science | Environmental Assessment

MS in Professional Science: Environmental Assessment

Degree Requirements

  • 36 credit hours of approved graduate work 
  • Tool of research: analytical courses (see Course Requirements, below) 
  • Capstone Experience: 6 credit hours in 600-level courses as approved by a faculty advisor, with grades of B or better 
  • Students participate in noncredit workshops and seminars on professional skills and current issues in science and technology. Students are required to demonstrate proficiency in these areas as part of the capstone project, internship, and compulsory presentation. 

Course Requirements

Analytical Core

  • ENVS-575 Environmental Risk Assessment (3)
  • ENVS-580 Environmental Science I (3)
  • ENVS-581 Environmental Science II (3)
  • CSC-600 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3) (3)
  • STAT-514 Statistical Methods (3) 


Internship and Capstone Project

  • ENVS-691 Environmental Science Research (3)
  • ENVS-691 Internship (3)

Entrepreneurship and Business Skills (9 credit hours)

  • MGMT-600 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (3)
  • MGMT-661 Entrepreneurship Practicum: New Venture Business Plan (3)
  • 3 credits from the following:
  • FIN-630 Financial Analysis: Concepts and Applications (3)
  • MGMT-611 Change and Innovation (3)
  • MGMT-633 Leading People and Organizations (3)
  • MKTG-632 Fundamentals of Marketing (3)

 

Electives (6 credit hours)

  • Six credit hours from the following:
  • ENVS-500 Ecohydrology (3)
  • ENVS-510 Climatology (3)
  • ENVS-520 Biogeochemistry (3)
  • ENVS-572 Topics in Conservation Biology (3)
  • ENVS-582 Environmental Law (3)