Example Course Plan
General Environmental Studies
International Environmental Sustainability
Environmental Policy Course Plan (first 3 semesters)
This is an example course plan based on the 2020-2021 University Catalog; your actual
schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to
select appropriate courses.
As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester
towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.
Students are encouraged to study abroad and should consult with the Director of the
Environmental Studies Program to decide on a case-by-case basis which semester(s)
would be most appropriate.
- Though BIOL 101-102 is not required for the general major in Environmental Studies
or the Environmental Policy or International Environmental Sustainability concentrations,
students should enroll in BIOL 101-102 their first year if they are, or may be, interested
in focusing their major in the scientific study of the environment . Due to course
sequencing, without taking the introductory biology sequence (BIOL 101-102) in the
first year, it is impossible later in their undergraduate career to pursue the Ecology