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Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Studies: Minor

Minor in Environmental Studies - 22-25 credits

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

Social Science...............................................6 credits
Two courses chosen from the following:
ANT250 Ecological Anthropology (3, SSCI)
GEO201 Human Geography (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
MAT145 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....................................................3-4 credits
One course chosen from the following:
ANT481 Transcultural Health (3, WRLD)
EGG250 Renewable Energy (3, NSCI)
GEO231 Geography of Hazards (3, NSCI)
GEO341 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4)
GEO431 Natural Resources: Utilization & Management (3)
GLG339 Natural Resources & Energy (3)
GLG346 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
PHI303 Environmental Ethics (3)
or
Any Social Science course listed above

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