Minor in Environmental Studies

Requirements for the minor:

Choose one introductory course:

  • ENVS 1000 Environmental Issues
  • ENVS 1100 Environmental Issues of the 21st Century

Choose one of the field courses listed below, or complete an internship course or research course approved by the Director:

  • BIOL 3210 Field Biology (Yucatán, Galápagos, or American Southwest)
  • ENVS 2000 Applied Sustainability
  • GEOL 3500-3503 Field Study in Geology
  • GEOL 3510 Field Geology I: The Greater Yellowstone Geoecosystem
  • GEOL 3520 Field Geology I: Earthquakes and Volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest
  • GEOL 3530 Field Geology I: Folded Rocks—Crossing the Appalachians
  • GEOL 4500 Field Geology II: Southwest Montana
  • BIOL 1720 Galápagos Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation
  • PLSC Special Topics in Political Science: Ghana in Transition
  • SOAN 3100 Summer in China
  • SOAN 3410 Archaeological Field School

Choose two of the humanities and social sciences courses listed below:

  • ADMN 4750 Special Topics: Environmental Law
  • ECON 1000 Principles of Economics
  • HIST 3710 Environment, Technology and Power
  • PHIL 2120 Environmental Ethics
  • PLSC 1000 American Government
  • PLSC 3500 American Public Policy
  • SOAN 1100 Introduction to Anthropology
  • SOAN 1110 Introduction to Archaeology
  • SOAN 2410 Human Ecology
  • SOAN 4730 Geographic Information Systems and Archaeology

Choose two of the natural sciences courses listed below:

  • BIOL 1011 and BIOL 1013 General Botany and Lab
  • BIOL 1730 Explore the Natural World
  • BIOL 2200 Ecology
  • BIOL 3200 Aquatic Biology
  • BIOL 3310 Ornithology
  • BIOL 3320 Biology of Terrestrial Arthropods
  • BIOL 3340 Biogeography
  • BIOL 3350 Conservation Biology
  • CHEM 1213 and 1211 General Inorganic Chemistry I and Lab
  • CHEM 1223 and 1221 General Inorganic Chemistry II and Lab
  • CHEM 3730 Environmental Chemistry
  • ENVS 2001 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOL 1000 The Physical Earth
  • GEOL 1200 Geosystems
  • GEOL 2000 Plate Tectonics and Earth History
  • GEOL 3300 Hydrology and Chemistry of Natural Waters
  • GEOL 4300 Environmental and Engineering Geophysics

Complete this course:

  • ENVS 4911 Environmental Studies Seminar