Minor in Environmental Studies

Requirements for the minor:

Choose one introductory course:

  • ENVS 1000: Environmental Issues
  • ENVS 1100: Environmental Science

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

  • BIOL 3210: Ecology of the Galapagos Islands
  • BIOL 3220: Biogeography of the American Southwest
  • BIOL 3230: Field Arachnology
  • 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
  • BIOL 1740: Field Biology for Non-Science Majors
  • SOAN 3100: Summer in China
  • SOAN 3410: Archaeological Field School
  • RIST 3150: Religion, Science, and Nature

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

  • 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

Choose two of the natural sciences courses listed below:

  • BIOL 1010: General Botany with Lab
  • BIOL 1730: Explore the Natural World
  • BIOL 2200: Ecology
  • BIOL 3200: Aquatic Biology
  • BIOL 3310: Ornithology
  • BIOL 3320: Biology of Terrestrial Arthropods
  • BIOL 3350: Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 3370: Herpetology with Lab
  • BIOL 3380: Wetland Ecology with Lab
  • 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 1300: Human and Natural Disasters
  • GEOL 2000: Plate Tectonics and Earth History
  • GEOL 2100: Hydrology and Chemistry of Natural Waters
  • GEOL 3300: Applied Geophysics
  • GEOL 4300: Environmental and Engineering Geophysics

Complete this course:

  • ENVS 4911: Environmental Studies Seminar