Special Concentration in Environmental Science for E3B

The department sponsors a special concentration in Environmental Science for Environmental Biology majors. It allows for the freedom to take a variety of courses in environmental science that support the major in Environmental Biology. A minimum of 31.5 points must be taken to complete the concentration. 

*Concentrations are available to students who entered Columbia in or before Fall 2023. 

Two science or mathematics courses in Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, and/or Biology for a minimum of 6 points. 

Four additional courses in environmental science at the 3000 level or above for a minimum of 12 points. 

Advanced courses used to fulfill the major in Environmental Biology cannot also count toward the fulfillment of the special concentration in Environmental Science. 

Note: EESC 4930 - Earth's Oceans & Atmosphere does not count towards fulfilling the concentration's advanced courses requirement. 

To keep track of your degree requirements, use the Environmental Science Concentration for E3B Checklist.