Natural Resources (BS): Marine & Coastal Resources (17NATREBS-17NATREMC)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research1,3,H 4 BIO 181 Intro Biology I5 4
MA 131 Calculus Life & Mgmt Sciences A3,A
or MA 141 Calculus I3,A
3-4 COM 110 Public Speaking 3
MEA 101 Geology I: Physical4 3 MA 132 Computational Math5,A and
MA 231 Calc Life & Mgmt B5,A or
MA 241 Calculus II5,A
4
MEA 110 Geology Lab4 1 MEA 130 Intro to Weather & Climate4 3
NR 100 Intro to Natural Resources4 2 MEA 135 Weather & Climate Lab4 1
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
COS 100 Perspectives on Learning2 1
15-16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry- Molecular Science3,B 3 CH 201 Chem. Quant Sci5,B 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab5,B 1 CH 202 General Quant Lab5 1
MEA 200 Intro to Oceanography4 3 Economics7,D 3
MEA 210 Intro to Ocean Lab4 1 MEA 220 Marine Biology4 3
Political Science6,D 3 MEA 250 Intro Coastal Environments4 3
BIO 140 Animal Diversity5 3 MEA 251 Intro Coastal Enviro Lab4 1
BIO 141 Animal Div. Lab5 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course8,E 1
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
GEP Humanities RequirementC 3 Chemistry Option4,9 3
PB/BIO 360 Intro. to Ecology5 3 Advanced Writing Elective12 3
PB 365 Ecology Lab5 1 ARE 336 Intro Resource and Env EconG 3
PY 211 (or 205) College Physics3 4 MEA 469 Ecology of Coastal Resources4 3
ST 311 Intro to Statistics5 3 PY 212 (or 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists &
PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab) Physics II5
4
14 16

Summer

Fall Semester Credit
MEA 459 Coastal Processes4 5

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Advised Elective4,10 3 Advised Elective4,10 3
GEP Humanities RequirementC 3 MEA Option4,11 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Req.G 2-3 NR 400 Mgmt Natural Resources4 4
PS 336 Global Enviro PoliticsJ 3 SSC 200 Soil Science5 4
ZO 420 Fishery Science5 3 GEP Additional Breadth RequirementF 3
14-15 17

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,K: 126
Major/Program Footnotes
1
. ENG 101 will not be available for all students in fall of their freshman year. Students not enrolled in ENG 101 should register for this course the following fall, and substitute COM 110 in their first semester.
2. E 115 may substitute for COS 100.
3. Grade of C- or higher required in CH 101; ENG 101; MA 131 or MA 141; PY 211 or PY 205.
4. No more than one D will be accepted in major core courses.
5. No more than one D will be accepted in other math and science courses.
6. PS 201 or PS 202.
7. EC (ARE) 201 or EC 205.
8. HES 253 or HES 226. The PE option satisfies 1 credit of the GEP Health & Exercise Studies requirement.
9. MEA 323 or MEA 473.
10. Advised electives to be chosen with advisor and should be an MEA course at the 300 level or above or an IDS course at the 300 level or above.
11. MEA Option is any MEA course or PRT 462 Introduction to GIS.
12. Advanced Writing Elective must be selected from ENG 331, ENG 332, and ENG 333. The Advanced Writing Elective may not be used to satisfy the GEP Humanities requirement. It does satisfy the Communication in the Major Co-Requisite.

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.
A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours; one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 131, MA 132, MA 231, MA 141, MA 241
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 101, CH 102, CH 201
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: PS 201, PS 202, ARE 201, EC 201, EC 205
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours; at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: ARE 336
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite . The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: PS 336
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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