- The major goal of this minor is to provide experiences in environmental issues for students majoring in programs other than environmental science. It is important that we graduate students who are literate in environmental and global issues, including such diverse areas as policy, economic, philosophic, as well as scientific perspectives.
- To prepare students for work in agencies related to environmental policy such as the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps and non-profit agencies and companies that place an emphasis on helping people around the planet.
- To provide some experiences for students thinking about graduate studies dealing with policy issues, environmental law, city planning, resource management, and teaching.
REQUIRED FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE MINOR: 6 COURSES
Students take the following two courses:
Students choose two courses from the following:
Six (6) courses are required for the minor.
- GEO 150 or GEO 153 (REQUIRED)
- BIO 157 (REQUIRED)
Students choose four courses from the following:
- GEO 151 Environmental Geology
- GEO 155 Earth Science
- GEO 202 Mineralogy
- GEO 203 Petrology
- ECN 351 Environmental Economics
- BIO 230 Divers - Evolution & Ecology
- BIO 319 The Plant Kingdom
- BIO 400 Marine Biology
- CHM 161 Chemistry Of Life Science
- PHL 306 Environmental Philosophy
- BUS 303 Legal & Ethic Environ Bus
- Additionally, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology. Economics classes that have an environmental theme.