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2020-2021 Catalog
Environmental Studies Minor

Program Description for Environmental Studies

Minor: Environmental Studies

Minor: Environmental Studies (12 credits)

Interdisciplinary 12-credit hour minor focused on environmental studies and sustainability. A grade of C or better is required in all minor courses. Substitutions will be considered with approval from the Program Director.

CATEGORY 1 Choose two courses

Physical and Natural Sciences

  • BOT2010c Botany (4 credits)
  • BOT3712c Plant Systematics and Evolution (4 credits)
  • BSC3057 Intro to Environmental Studies (3 credits)
  • BSC4921 Biology Lecture Series (1 credit)
  • BSC1005 Principles of Biology (3 credits)
  • BSC1930 Current Applications in Biology (2 credits)
  • BSC1011c General Biology II (4 credits)
  • BSC3052 Conservation Biology (3 credits)
  • BSC3263 Marine Biology (3 credits)
  • BSC4054 Environmental Toxicology (3 credits)
  • CHS4610/4610L Environmental Chemistry (4 credits)
  • CWR4024 Coastal and Estuarine Hydrodynamics (3 credits)
  • CWR4006 Coastal Processes (3 credits)
  • CWR4550 Water Wave Mechanics (3 credits)
  • ENV3001c Environmental Engineering (3 credits)
  • ESC2000 Discovering Earth Science (3 credits)
  • FAS4354 Coastal Fisheries Management (3 credits)
  • GIS4048 Intermediate Geographical Information Systems (3 credits)
  • GLY2010 Physical Geology (3 credits)
  • GIS3043 Intro to Geographical Information System (3 credits)
  • GEO3372 Conservation of Natural Resources (3 credits)
  • PCB3043c Ecology (4 credits)
  • PCB4301c Limnology (4 credits)
  • ZOO4823c General Entomology (4 credits)
  • ZOO4208c Coastal Invertebrate Biology (4 credits)

CATEGORY 2 Choose two courses

Health, Social Sciences, and Human Services

  • AMH3xxx Environmental History of the United States (3 credits)
  • ECP3302 Environmental Economics (3 credits)
  • CPO4034 Politics of Developing Countries (3 credits)
  • FSS3800 Seminar in Food Systems and Sustainability (3 credits)
  • HIS3xxx Urban Environmental History and Sustainability (3 credits)
  • HSC4210 Environmental Health (3 credits)
  • HSC4624 Global Health (3 credits)
  • HSC4674 Global Health: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (3 credits)
  • HSC3578 Food, Health and Society (3 credits)
  • INR3016 Global Issues in Contemporary Politics (3 credits)
  • PHI3640 Environmental Ethics (3 credits)
  • PSY4870 Conservation Psychology (3 credits)
  • POS4167 Urban Policy and Planning (3 credits)
  • SYD3410 Urban Sociology (3 credits)
  • SYD4510 Environmental and Society (3 credits)