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Minor

A minor is offered in Environmental Geochemical Science. This minor targets students with a primary interest in the physical sciences and an inclination to learn about environmental issues. Students completing this program will have made substantial progress towards fulfilling the requirements for majoring in Environmental Geochemical Science, Chemistry or Geology.

It is strongly recommended that students consult with Prof. Shafiul Chowdhury, Director of the Environmental Geochemical Science Program, chowdhus@newpaltz.edu, (845) 257-2618.

MINOR IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMICAL SCIENCE (22-24 credits)

CORE (16 credits)

GLG 220     Physical Geology (3)
GLG 221     Physical Geology Lab (1)
CHE 201    General Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE 211    General Chemistry 1 Lab (1)
CHE 202    General Chemistry 2 (3)
CHE 212    General Chemistry 2 Lab (1)
EGS 370    Env. Geochemical Science (4)

ELECTIVES (6-8 credits)

GLG 303    Geomorphology (4)
GLG 311     Mineralogy-Crystallography (4)
GLG 339     Natural Resources & Energy (3)
GLG 346     Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
GLG 407     Hydrogeology (4)
EGS 475     EGS Research Project 1 (3)
EGS 477     Senior Seminar (1)
CHE 303    Intro Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHE 318    Organic Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE 306    Organic Chemistry 1 Lab (1)
BIO 340     Ecology (4)
GEO 383    Introduction to GIS (3)
GLG 509    Water Resources Conservation and management (3)