(Courtesy of Dr. Peterson)
Here’s my take on whether a student pursuing a BS in Environmental Science could graduate in 4 years if they’re unable to take CHEM in the first year.
Definitely should be possible for straight EVSC-BS:
Freshman year: 1st – ENVS 137, BIOL 101/111 2nd – BIOL 102/112
Sophomore year: 1st – CHEM 101/111 2nd – CHEM 102/112
Junior year: 1st – ENVS 280/286, ENVS 274/275 2nd – 300-level elective
Senior year: 1st – 300-level elective 2nd – 300-level elective
Some 300-level electives that count toward the degree don’t require Ecology as a pre-req, so could be taken earlier. Lots of other courses that count toward major have no pre-reqs and, thus, could be taken any time.
Degree w/ specializations should also be ok, although availability of specific 300-level classes required for those degrees may or may not be available when the student needs them.