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2019-2020 Catalog
Environmental Studies Minor

Program Description for Environmental Studies

Minor: Environmental Studies

Minor: Environmental Studies (18 credits)

Students may not duplicate courses to use in both the major and the minor.
Only two transfer courses will apply towards minor requirements.
A grade of C or better is required in all minor courses.
Students will be required to complete all prerequisites needed for individual minor courses.

BSC3057 Intro to Environmental Studies (3 Credits)

CHOOSE 1 course from below

  • PHI 3640 Environmental Ethics
  • SYD 4510 Environmental and Society
  • PHI 3601 Ethics

SELECT 2 FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • GEO 3372 Conservation of Natural Resources
  • GIS 3043 Intro to Geographical Information Systems
  • GIS 4048 Intermediate Geographical Information Systems
  • HIS 3403 Urban Environmental History
  • INR 3016 Global Issues in Contemporary Politics
  • PHI 3601 Ethics
  • PHI 3640 Environmental Ethics
  • PHM 2030 Ecological Philosophy
  • PSY 4870 Conservation Psychology
  • PUP 4506 Evolution, Society, & Politics (consent of instructor required)
  • SYD 4510 Environmental & Society
  • Special Topics courses from from any department that includes an environmental theme. Consult with BIO Advisor to make sure courses will be applicable.

SCIENCE MAJORS SELECT 2 FROM:

  • BOT 3712C Plant Systematics
  • BSC 1011C General Biology II (not applicable to BIO majors)
  • BSC 3052 Conservation Biology
  • BSC 3053 Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants
  • BSC 3263 Marine Biology
  • BSC 4054 Environmental Toxicology
  • CHS 4610/4610L Environmental Chemistry
  • PCB 3043C Ecology (not applicable to BIO majors)
  • PCB 4301C Limnology
  • ZOO 4823C General Entomology

NONSCIENCE MAJORS TAKE 2 FROM:

  • BSC 1005C Principles of Biology
  • BSC 1010C General Biology I
  • BSC 1930 Current Applications in Biology