Environmental Science (Minor)

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The Environmental Science minor offers students the strongest background in the science behind environmental issues. Students will understand and explore the natural world and our interactions within the natural and built environment.​

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ENV 102INTRO TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE WITH LAB (may be replaced with an upper-level course; check with an ENV advisor or the department chair)4
ENV 216EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE4
ENV 217HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT4
ENV 250APPLIED ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)4
Select two of the following. At least one must be a 300-level course:8
CITIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
BIOLOGY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
PLANT IDENTIFICATION (WITH LAB)
ANIMAL DIVERSITY
ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL SCIENCE (WITH LAB)
PLANT ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
CHEMISTRY OF EARTH SYSTEMS (WITH LAB)
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
URBAN ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND ADVOCACY
INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 1

​Environmental Science majors and environmental studies majors cannot earn a minor in Environmental Science.