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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Environmental Studies

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About the Program

The Pre-Environmental Studies program of study is intended to serve as a portal for students entering Purdue with an interest in environmental studies who are undecided as to the specific program of study in which they want to enroll.  Students enrolled in Pre-Environmental Studies are advised about which courses to take in their first year to enable them to transfer into the major they choose at the end of that year.

Pre-Environmental Studies

Departmental/Program Major Courses (3 credits)

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (23-24 credits)

Electives (3-4 credits)

  • Electives - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00

College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements

University Core Requirements

For a complete listing of University Core Course Selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.
  • Human Cultures: Behavioral/Social Science (BSS)
  • Human Cultures: Humanities (HUM)
  • Information Literacy (IL)
  • Oral Communication (OC)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
  • Science #1 (SCI)
  • Science #2 (SCI)
  • Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
  • Written Communication (WC)

Prerequisite Information:

For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


Program Requirements


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