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Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Studies: Minor

Minor in Environmental Studies - 21-24 credits

Environmental Studies.................................3 credits
GEO203 People-Environments Geography (3)

Social Science...............................................6 credits
Two courses chosen from the following:
ANT250 Ecological Anthropology (3)
GEO201 Human Geography (3)
POL347 Politics of Environment and Development (3) or POL311 American Environmental Politics (3)
SOC317 Environmental Sociology (3) or SOC450 Sociology of Food & Agriculture (3)

Environmental Science..............................6-8 credits from two different disciplines
BIO120 Global Change Biology (3)
CHE100  Environmental Chemistry (3) or CHE201 General Chemistry I (3) and CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
GLG205  Environmental Geology (4) or GLG201 Physical Geology (3) and GLG211 Physical Geology Lab (1)

Social Science/Humanities elective...........3 credits
Choose one course from the following:
ANT481 Transcultural Health (3)
GEO431 Natural Resources: Utilization & Management (3)
PHI303 Environmental Ethics (3)
GEO333 Advanced People-Environments Geography (3)
GEO331 Gender & Environment (3)
or
any Social Science course listed above

Natural Science/Mathematics elective.......3-4 credits
Choose one course from the following:
EGG250 Energy and the Environment (3)
GEO202 Physical Geography (3)
GEO231 Geography of Hazards (3)
GEO341 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4)
GLG339 Natural Resources & Energy (3)
GLG346 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
MAT145 Statistics & Public Policy (3) or other Statistics course by advisement
or
any Natural Science course listed above

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