Requirements for the Major in Environmental Humanities

A. Required Foundation Courses for Major (31-33 credits)
-ANT 102-F Introduction to Cultural Anthropology or ANT 104-F Introduction to Archaeology (3 credits)
-EHM 201-D Ecoaesthetics in Art (4 credits)
-MAT 118-C Mathematical Thinking or MAT 122-C Overview of Calculus with Applications (3 credits)
-POL 102-F4 Introduction to American Government (3 credits)
-SBC 104-B Introduction to Moral Reasoning (3 credits)
-SBC 111 Introduction to Sustainability (3 credits)
-Two of the following:  SBC 113-E/114 Physical Geography OR ENV 115-E Chemistry, Environment and Life OR MAR 104-E Oceanography, BIO 201 Organisms to Ecosystems, or EHM 118-E Introduction to the Natural History of Long Island (3-4 credits)
-SBC 116 Human Geography (3 credits)
-SBC 203-G Critical Analysis (3 credits)

B. Career and Leadership Skills (3 credits)
Three courses selected from CSK 101-109 (1 credit each)

C. Core Courses (21-22 credits)
Students are required to select 3 credits from each group (A-C).  The remaining 12-13 credits may be selected from one area of concentration, or spread across all three areas.  An internship or independent study may be completed in any of the three core areas and as many as 3 credits may be applied to replace one of the courses.

Group A: Writing, Literature and Philosophy
EGL 373-J Literature in English from Non-Western Cultures (3 credits)
EGL 396-G Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies in Asia, Africa and Latin America (3 credits)
EGL 378-J Contemporary Native American Fiction (3 credits)
EGL 379-J Native American Texts and Contexts (3 credits)
EGL 395-I Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies of Europe (3 credits)
EHM 310-K Beyond Eden: Contact Narratives, Origins and Sin (3 credits)
SBC 321-G Ecology and Evolution in American Literature (3 credits)
SBC 325-G Environmental Writing and the Media (3 credits)
SBC 330-G Extreme Events (3 credits)
SBC 331-G City, Suburb and Sprawl (3 credits)
SUS 301 Environmental Ethics (3 credits)

Group B: Social Sciences
ANT 201 Peoples and Cultures of South America (3 credits)
ANT 357 The Agricultural Revolution (3 credits)
ANT 362 Long Island Archaeology (3 credits)
ANT 381 Applied Anthropology (3 credits)
EHM 314-J Civilizations and Collapse (3 credits)
EHM 315 Ethnographic Methods (3 credits)
HIS 321 Long Island History (3 credits)
SBC 307 American Environmental History (3 credits)
SBC 308 American Environmental Politics (3 credits)
SBC 309 Global Environmental Politics (3 credits)
SBC 311 Disasters and Society: A Global Perspective (3 credits)
SBC 312 Environment, Society and Health (3 credits)
SUS 305-F Collective Action and Sustainability (3 credits)

Group C: Applied Environmental Aesthetics
SBC 117 Design Drawing (3 credits)
SBC 354 Drawing for Design—CAD (3 credits)
ARS 205 Foundation—Idea and Form (3 credits)
ARH 205 Introduction to Architecture (3 credits)
ARH 390-I Foundations in European Art (3 credits)
ARH 391-G Topics in Global Art (3 credits)
ARH 396-K Topics in American Art (3 credits)
EHM 320 Artists and Designers of the East End (4 credits)
EHM 330-J The Household in Non-Western Society (3 credits)
EHM 331-J Precolumbian Urbanism (3 credits)
SBC 200 History of Human Settlements and Long Island’s Development (3 credits)
EDP 307 Theory and Design of Human Settlement (3 credits) 

With permission of the Program Director, a student maytake SBC 487 Independent Study or SBC 488 Internship in lieu of any one course in any core area (with a max of 3 credits applied to the major requirements).  

D. Systems Course (3 credits)
SBC 401 Integrative, Collaborative Systems Project (3 credits) 

E. Upper-Division Writing Requirement
Proficiency in writing, oral communication, and computer literacy will be encouraged in all students.  These skills will be developed within the context of other formal coursework and no additional credits are required.  To meet the upper-division writing requirement, students must submit two papers from any 300-level or 400-level course in the major to the Director of the SUS Undergraduate Program.  

One course passed with a C- may be applied to the major; all other courses offered for the major must be passed with a letter grade of C or higher. Course taken with the Pass/NC option may not be applied to the major.