Major Advising Checklist: Environmental Studies—Human Ecology

Automatic Joint Major: ESHE-SOAN

All ESHE-SOAN majors should use this form as they plan out the timing of their major coursework.

After filling out the form, hit "submit" to send the completed form to the email addresses that you entered for the fields "advisor's email" and "your email"

Please enter the semester the course was taken or will be taken. For any electives, please also enter the course number.

To review the major requirements and list of cognate courses, click here.

I. Core Courses

These four courses must be completed by the end of the junior year.

(GEOG 0320 Geographic Information Systems can be used by the students of the class of 2013 and prior)

II. Cognate Courses: Laboratory Sciences from Approved List

Students doing non-environmental science foci need to take two lab science cognates.

Cognate 1
Cognate 2
III. Focus: 8 or 9 courses depending on senior work
Course 4: SOAN 301 or 302
Course 5: SOAN 305 or 306
Courses 6-7

Two electives related to the topic of human ecology (to be selected in consultation with your advisor) from among Sociology-Anthropology offerings, or PSYC 0233, or PSYC 0401

Courses 8-9

Either SOAN 0700 (one semester senior essay) or SOAN 0710 (two semester honors thesis)

IV. Senior Experience

Students must have completed all four core courses before they can enroll in ES 401.

V. Off-campus course substitutions (if applicable)

For students studying off-campus, a total of up to three courses may count toward the major. Courses for the focus need approval from the advisor. Courses for cognates need approval from the director in consultation with other appropriate faculty members.

Please use the following fields to record any approved off-campus courses counting toward your major requirements.

Please use this space to provide any additional information or explanations for your advisor regarding your major requirement plan.

Advisor email addresses

David Stoll dstoll@middlebury.edu
Michael Sheridan msherida@middlebury.edu