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Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Studies: Program Changes

Effective Fall 2014, the minor in Environmental Studies has been revised as follows:

 

Minor in Environmental Studies – 22-24 credits

Environmental Studies.....................................................3 credits
GEO272 People-Environment Relations (3)

Social Science.................................................................6 credits
Two courses chosen from the following:
ANT250 Ecological Anthropology (3, SSCI)
GEO274 Environment and Culture (3, SSCI)
POL347 Politics of Environment and Development (3) or POL311 American Environmental Politics (3)
SOC317 Environmental Sociology (3)

Environmental Science...................................................7-8 credits
CHE100 Environmental Chemistry (3, NSCI) or CHE201 General Chemistry I (3, NSCI) and CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
and
GLG205 Environmental Geology (4, NSCI) or GLG201 Physical Geology (3, NSCI) and GLG211 Physical Geology Lab (1)

Mathematics................................................................3-4 credits
MAT185 Statistics and Public Policy (3, MATH - preferred)
or one of the following:
MAT241 Introduction to Statistics (3, MATH)
BUS309 Statistics for Business (3, MATH)
PSY275 Psychological Statistics (4, MATH)
SOC307 Social Statistics (4, MATH)

Electives......................................................................3 credits
One course chosen from the following:
ANT481 Transcultural Health (3, WRLD)
EGG250 Renewable Energy (3, NSCI)
GEO285 Geography of Hazards (3, NSCI)
GEO383 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
GEO406 Natural Resource Management (3)
GLG339 Natural Resources & Energy (3)
GLG346 Conservation & Environmental Impact (3)
PHI303 Environmental Ethics (3)
or
Any Social Science course listed above

Fieldwork (ENV191).....................................................0 credits
20 hours work for approved organization