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    Western Washington University
  Feb 22, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

Environmental Science — Marine Ecology Emphasis, BS

Department of Environmental Sciences, Huxley College of the Environment

133-141 credits


Students wishing to complete an Environmental Science major in four years should complete the general chemistry series during their freshman year and the general biology series during their sophomore year. Prospective environmental science majors are strongly advised to take additional preparatory courses that provide a strong background in chemistry, biology and mathematics. The preparatory courses are listed with the major, where approved as GUR courses in the catalog, may be used to fulfill both Huxley College and GUR requirements. All preparatory courses required for admission should be completed on a lettered or numeric grading scale, not P/NP, and must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Why Consider a Marine Ecology Emphasis in Environmental Science Major?


 Contact Information

Department Chair
David Wallin
Arntzen Hall 310

Huxley College Admissions Advisor
Kathryn Patrick
Environmental Studies 539

 Sample Careers


 Major/Career Resources

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):


Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.


Preparatory Courses (48-53 credits)

Major (85-88 credits)

Marine Ecology Emphasis (34 credits minimum)

Complete the following courses to fulfill the Marine Ecology Emphasis. Courses used to fulfill requirements in the emphasis may also be used to fulfill above major requirements.