Two-Year Sample Plan

This plan is for an incoming student with 90 transfer credits, 15 credits in each Area of Knowledge and all prerequisites completed

Junior Year

Autumn Credits Winter Credits Spring Credits
BIS 300 5 BES 301 or BIS 312 5 BIS 390 or BES 312 (NW) 5
BIS 243 (NW) 5 BIS 356 or 345 (I&S) 5 Economics (I&S) 5
Society & Environment 5 BIS 342 or Sustainability Focus 5 Policy & Management 5
Total Credits 15   15   15

Junior Year "To Dos":

  • Start thinking about the Interdisciplinary Practice and Reflection (IPR)* requirement
  • Plan for your career, visit the Career Center!
  • Graduate School? Time to research!
  • Explore Study Abroad options 
  • Look into Merit Scholarships 

Senior Year 

Autumn Credits Winter Credits Spring Credits
Methods & Practice 5 BES 485 or Sustainability Focus 5 BIS 499 (min 2.5 grade) 3
Environmental Science 5 Elective (VLPA)  5 Elective (VLPA) 5
Elective (IPR) 5 Elective (DIV) 5 Elective 5
        Elective 2
Total Credits 15   15   15

Senior Year "To Dos":

  • Have you applied to graduate? Apply three quarters in advance 
  • Take an internship
  • Complete IPR if not completed already 
  • RSVP to Commencement (May) 

*For more information please visit the IPR page