Environmental Studies, Duke 3-2 Program
Florida Southern College Has a Cooperative College 3-2 Program with Duke University
Students who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Environmental Studies can obtain a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in a total of five years.
Students majoring in Environmental Studies can pursue either a Bachelor of Science (BS) or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree at Florida Southern. Most of their Bachelor’s degree graduation requirements will be fulfilled in the three years a student spends at FSC. The remaining Bachelor’s degree requirements and the Master’s degree requirements will be fulfilled in the Duke University graduate program.
Criteria for Admission to the Program
Students are eligible to apply to the Duke School of the Environment for the Master of Environmental Management or the Master of Forestry if they hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or they have completed at least three years of study at a college participating in the Cooperative College 3-2 Program.
Overall Program Requirements
Prerequisites for the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Professional Degree Programs.
Each area of specialization also has its own prerequisites listed below.
- Coastal Environmental Management (CEM): ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours
- Environmental Economics and Policy (EEC): ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours
- Ecosystem Science and Conservation (ESC): BIO 2500 Biology III Ecology and Evolution (4 hours). (ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours is also recommended).
- Energy and the Environment (EE): ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours
- Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health (EEH): CHE 1111 Principles of Chemistry I, 4 credit hours. (CHE 2231 Organic Chemistry I, 4 credit hours, CHE 2251 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1 hour), and BIO 2500 Biology III Ecology and Evolution (4 hours) are also recommended.)
- Forest Resource Management (FRM): BIO 2500 Biology III Ecology and Evolution (4 hours) and ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours
- Global Environmental Change (GEC): BIO 1500 Biological Essentials, 4 credit hours and an introductory course in Earth Science/Geology are recommended.
- Water Resources Management (WRM): ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 credit hours. (CHE 1011 Chemical Foundations for the Biological Sciences, 4 credits and PHY 2010 General Physics I, 4 credits are recommended.)
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