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Environmental Geochemical Science > Minor

Minor in Environmental Geochemical Science (22-24 credits)

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 toward 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, at chowdhus@newpaltz.edu or 845-257-2618.

Core courses....................................................16 credits
GLG220 Physical Geology (3)
GLG221 Physical Geology Lab (1)
CHE201 General Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE211 General Chemistry 1 Lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry 2 (3)
CHE212 General Chemistry 2 Lab (1)
EGS370 Environmental Geochemical Science (4)

Elective courses.............................................6-8 credits
GLG303 Geomorphology (4)
GLG311 Mineralogy-Crystallography (4)
GLG339 Natural Resources & Energy (3)
GLG346 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
GLG407 Hydrogeology (4)
EGS475 Environmental Geochemical Science Research Project 1 (3)
EGS476 Environmental Geochemical Science Research Project 2 (3)
EGS477 Senior Seminar in Environmental Science (1)
CHE303 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHE318 Organic Chemistry (3)
CHE306 Organic Chemistry Lab (1)
BIO340  Ecology (4)
GEO383 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
GLG509 Water Resources Conservation & Management (3)