Your Courses at Humboldt State

A huge advantage to being in the Klamath Connection is that in the fall semester we will automatically enroll you in all the courses you need.These classes will satisfy major and general education (GE) requirements, and you will be guaranteed a spot.

In addition to core science courses you will need for your major, you will be placed in a course called Science 100: Becoming a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Professional in the 21st Century. This course is a GE requirement and will count towards your degree as well as prepare you for the student side to your major and professional side of your career.

This course has activities and assignments designed to support you as a new HSU science student. For example, you'll learn effective study skills and use a variety of campus resources that will help you thrive socially and academically.

Courses in your First Year

To ensure that you are on the right track in your major, you will be automatically enrolled in the following courses in the fall semester of your first year at HSU:

For Environmental Science & Management, Forestry, and Wildlife majors:
  • General Botany (BOT 105)
  • Fundamentals of Speech Communication (COMM 100)
  • Science 100: Becoming a Scientist in the 21st Century (SCI 100)
  • Mathematics (MATH)*
For Fisheries Biology majors:
  • Fundamentals of Speech Communication (COMM 100)
  • Fish Conservation & Management (FISH 260)
  • Science 100: Becoming a Scientist in the 21st Century (SCI 100)
  • Mathematics (MATH)*
For Environmental Resource Engineering majors:
  • General Chemistry (CHEM 109)
  • English (ENGL 102 or 104)
  • Introduction to Environmental Resources Engineering (ENGR 115)
  • ENGR 280 (SCI 100)
  • Mathematics (MATH)*


Similarly, we’ll enroll you in program-specific courses in the spring. This time we’ll leave some room - giving you the opportunity to choose the rest of your classes with the help of an Academic Advisor.


*We will work with you to place you in a math course appropriate to your skill level.