Minor Requirements

30-33 credit hours

A minor in environmental studies provides students with the means to understand the interactions between natural and human social systems and helps develop their ability to communicate clearly about these complex issues. It is an excellent complement to many majors, including art, biology, chemistry, communication, education, political science, sociology, and more.

Requirements

Integrative Course Sequence
INTD 22500HUMANS & THE ENVIRONMENT:ES4
EVST 21000INTERDISCIPLINARY READINGS (typically taken in the second-year)1
Natural Systems 1
EVST 27800ECOLOGY-W/LAB4
Select one of the following:3-4
CHEM IN CONTEXT-W/LAB:SM
GEN I:STRUCTURE/BOND-W/LAB:SM
GEN II:INTR CHEM ANLS-W/LAB:SM
PRINCIPLES PHYSICS I-W/LAB:SM
FUNMNTLS OF PHYSICS-W/LAB I:SM
PRINCIPLES PHYSICS II-W/LAB:SM
FUNMNTL OF PHYSICS-W/LAB II:SM
SEM: (Earth, Space, Science)
Alternative course in geology with approval
Human Social Systems
ECON 20100PRIN OF MICROECONOMICS:MM4
EVST 33800ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM &POLICY4
Select one of the following:4
AMERICN ENVRONMNTAL HIST:CA,UD
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS:ES
Alternative approved by environmental studies faculty
Communicating Complexity
Select two courses in communication and/or writing, to be approved by environmental studies faculty6-8
Total Hours30-33