Jun 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin

Environmental Resources, BS Major in

Students study the application of geology and the natural sciences to issues of environmental management, natural resource management, resource conservation, and sustainability. This degree prepares students for careers in environmental geology, environmental science, resource management, environmental law, and environmental regulation.

Students enrolling in this major should meet with the department chair to plan their program of study prior to registering for courses.

Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 124

Candidates for graduation must fulfill the following requirements:

1. The Successful Completion of at Least 124 Semester Hours

The successful completion of at least 124 semester hours and a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in work completed at Hofstra.

2. Liberal Arts

At least 65 semester hours must be completed in the liberal arts, excluding courses in geology.

3. Residence Requirements

Two requirements must be completed in residence at Hofstra: 15 semester hours in the major field of specialization and the last 30 semester hours. The 15 semester hours need not be included within the last 30 hours.

4. General Requirements

(The humanities and social science electives must be satisfied with approved distribution courses, see Distribution Courses  under HCLAS.)

5. Major Requirements – Total Semester Hours: 72-74

A) Biology Courses - Semester Hours: 7

B) Chemistry Courses - Semester Hours: 11

C) Geology Courses - Semester Hours: 30

D) Mathematics Courses - Semester Hours: 6-8

E) Additional Courses - Semester Hours: 12

Recommended Program Sequence - Total Hours: 124


Complete BS Requirements

BS Requirements  in Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences