BA in Environmental Studies and Sustainability

Drexel Degree Name: B.A. in Environmental Studies and Sustainability

Community College Degree Name: A.S in Environmental Studies

Sample Plan of Study - First & Second Year at Montgomery County Community College

62 credits at MCCC transfer over as a maximum of 90 credits at Drexel

Please contact the Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science for the most current Plan of Study.

First Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College
At Community College
ENVS 260 (MCCC= BIO 115 [3])3.0 BIO 109
BIO 110 (MCCC= * take BIO 122 [4])
BIO 107
BIO 108 (MCCC= *take BIO 121 [4])
4.0 CHEM 112
CHEM 114 (MCCC = * take CHE 122 [4])
CHEM 111
CHEM 113 (MCCC = * take CHE 121 [4])
5.5 MATH 110 (MCCC = MAT 162 [4])3.0 
MATH 100 (MCCC = MAT 161 [4])3.0 ENGL 101 (MCCC = ENG 101 [ 3])3.0 
 15.5  15.5 
Second Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College
At Community College
ENVS 230 (MCCC= BIO 256 [4])3.0 ENSS 275 (MCCC = GLG 125 [4])3.0 
GEO 306 (MCCC = GLG 115 [4])4.0 ENVS 308 or ENSS Elective (MCCC= GEO 210 or GEO 220 [3])3.0 
ENGL 102
ENGL 103 (MCCC = *take ENGL 102 [3])
6.0 MATH 107 (MCCC = MAT 130 [4])3.0 
COM 101 or 230 (Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (MCCC = CMS 110 [3] or CMS 120 [3]))3.0 Free Elective (MCCC= ESW 245 [3])3.0 
Free Elective (MCCC = GEO 130[3])3.0 Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (MCCC= Aesthetic Sensibility Elective [3])3.0 
 19  15 
Third Year
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
ENSS 1203.0GEO 2013.0  
ENSS 2833.0PSY 1013.0  
PSCI 1104.0SOC 101 or ANTH 1013.0  
CIVC 1011.0Humanities/Fine Arts Elective3.0  
COOP 1011.0Modern Language4.0  
 17 20 0 0
Fourth Year
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
ENSS 2853.0PHIL 340 or 3413.0  
ECON 2014.0SOC 2424.0  
UNIV H2011.0ECON 2024.0  
SOC 2414.0Modern Language4.0  
Modern Language4.0   
 20 19 0 0
Fifth Year
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
ENVS 4412.0ENVS 4422.0ENVS 4432.0 
ENSS 3464.0ENSS 3263.0ENSS Elective4.0 
ENSS Elective3.0ENSS Elective3.0ENSS Elective3.0 
SOC/Beh elective3.0Humanities/Fine Arts Elective3.0Diversity Elective3.0 
Diversity Elective3.0International Elective3.0International Studies3.0 
 15 14 15 
Total Credits 185

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Program. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term.

Transfer Credits

To receive transfer credits, the courses must be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the desired curriculum at Drexel and students must have completed the courses with a grade of C (C=2.0) or better. The transfer courses listed should be used as a general guide and might not be acceptable for every major at the University. Drexel University makes every effort to keep this guide current, but cannot guarantee that every course will be acceptable for transfer. The number of credits a student can transfer will be determined by the academic department once the student has been accepted into the program. 

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