Apr 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Honors Sciences and the Humanities, B.S.: Environmental Science and the Humanities Concentration


About the Honors Sciences and the Humanities, B.S. Program


The Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Honors Sciences & the Humanities (HSH) with a concentration in Environmental Science & the Humanities is designed for capable, curious students who are interested in pursuing a broad and challenging course of study that will prepare them for a variety of careers and a lifetime of active citizenship. With its foundation in the sciences, the degree focuses on the study of the human relationship to the environment. Courses draw upon science, engineering, philosophy, and literature and the arts. Honors students delve profoundly into environmental sciences through the historic relationship between human beings and their surroundings. Many university graduates change careers several times during their lives. Therefore, this degree also emphasizes marketable skills that are portable, such as critical thinking, writing, and problem solving, that ready students for a broad range of career options.

Contact: Professor Kurt Caswell, 201A McClellan Hall, 806.742.1828, kurt.caswell@ttu.edu

Recommended Sample Curriculum


First Year


Fall


Total: 17

Spring


Total: 16

Second Year


Fall


Total: 17-19

Spring


Total: 17-19

Third Year


Fall


Total: 15

Spring


  • Environmental Issues Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours †
  • Ecology Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Logical Reasoning/Ethics Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Foreign Language (2302) 3 Semester Credit Hours †
Total: 15

Fourth Year


Fall


Total: 15

Spring


Total: 15

Total Hours: 127-31


* Applies toward university core curriculum credit.

Course offered regularly in an Honors section.

Notes:

A minimum of 40 credit hours of upper-level (3000/4000) is required for graduation.

Placement and Credit by Exam can be options regarding Foreign Language requirements; ask the HSH advisor for details.