Environmental Science Minor

Program Requirements

Required Courses (21-23 credit hours)
Biology (3-4 credit hours)3-4
ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (3-4)
INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION, AND BEHAVIOR
Physical Environment (3 credit hours)3
WORLD NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS
INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY
Seminar (3 credit hours)3
ENVIRONMENTAL CASE STUDIES
Society and Policy (3 credit hours)3
Select one from the following:
CULTURE AND ECOLOGY
THE ECONOMICS OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I
ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY
Human Impact in the Environment (3 credit hours)3
Select one from the folllowing:
URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
POLLUTION, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SOCIETY
Environmental Science (6-7 credit hours)6-7
Select two from the following: 1
ECOLOGY (4)
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY AND TECHNOLOGY
CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT
PRINCIPLES OF HYDROLOGY
WEATHER AND SOCIETY
WATERSHED ANALYSIS
GLOBAL CHANGE
ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY
HYDROGEOLOGY
ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD METHODS
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Total Credit Hours21-23
1

 In this category, students may also choose one environmentally related internship (488), independent project (495), or independent study (499) in one of the following departments: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science and Science Education, Geography and Planning.