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majors_minors: Natural Resources and Environmental Science: Air Quality

Title

Natural Resources and Environmental Science: Air Quality

Degree Level

Bachelor of Science

Minor Code

 

Advisor's Name

John Graveel

Advisor's Phone

(765) 494-8060

Advisor's Email

jgraveel@purdue.edu

Information

The Air Quality concentration in the Natural Resources and Environmental Science major provides the opportunity for students to develop depth in the areas of air pollution monitoring, climatology, and climate change. Coursework in the concentration will explore meteorology, remote sensing applications, and atmospheric chemistry. Natural Resources and Environmental Science graduates with the air quality concentration can pursue careers in industry and government in the areas such as regulatory compliance, contaminant monitoring, and pollution prevention.

Credit Hours

131

Description

Freshman Year

First Semester

(0.5) AGR 10100 (Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University)
(0.5) AGR 12200 (Introduction to Natural Resources and Environmental Science Academic Programs)
(3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)
(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)
(3) MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I)
(3) NRES 29000 (Introduction to Environmental Science)
(3) Elective
Total Credits: 17
 
Second Semester
(3) CHM 11200 (General Chemistry)
(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)
(3) MA 22400 (Introductory Analysis II)
(4) Biological sciences selective
(3) Elective
Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Third Semester

(4) CHM 25700 (Organic Chemistry)
(3) NRES 25500 (Soil Science)
(3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)
(4) Biological sciences selective
(3) Economics selective
Total Credits: 17
 
Fourth Semester
 
(3) AGRY 33500 (Weather and Climate) or (3) NRES 23000 (Survey of Meteorology)
(1) NRES 20000 (Introduction to Environmental Careers)
(3) NRES 28000 (Hazardous Waste Handling)
(3) POL 22300 (Introduction to Environmental Policy)
(2) Environmental biology or plant ecology selective
(3) Social science selective
(3) Elective
Total Credits: 18

Junior Year

Fifth Semester

(3) AGRY 43100 (Atmospheric Thermodynamics) or (3) EAS 42100 (Atmospheric Thermodynamics)
(3) FNR 35700 (Fundamental Remote Sensing)
(3) Air quality concentration selective
(6) Biochemistry, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, or statistics selectives
(3) Humanities selective
Total Credits: 18
 
Sixth Semester
 
(3) AGEC 40600 (Natural Resource and Environmental Economics)
(3) EAS 32000 (Physics of Climate)
(3) FNR 21000 (Natural Resource Information Management)
(3) Environmental biology or plant ecology selective
(3) Humanities selective
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Seventh Semester

(3) Air quality concentration selective
(3) Biochemistry, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, or statistics selective
(3) Social science selective
(3) Written or oral communication selective
(3) Elective
Total Credits: 15
 
Eighth Semester
 
(6) Air quality concentration selectives
(3) Social science or humanities selective (30000+ level)
(6) Electives
Total Credits: 15

Additional Information

 

Department

NRES

ParentMajor

Natural Resources and Environmental Science

DegreeType

Concentration

Archived

No

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Created at 9/26/2011 3:03 PM by Wilson, Kenneth N
Last modified at 2/5/2013 11:25 AM by Goecker, Allan D