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Environmental Science Minor

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
ENV 200
CITIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
ENV 204
ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
ENV 205
BIOLOGY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
ENV 230
GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
ENV 300
PLANT IDENTIFICATION (WITH LAB)
ENV 305
ANIMAL DIVERSITY
ENV 310
ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL SCIENCE (WITH LAB)
ENV 315
PLANT ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENV 316
CHEMISTRY OF EARTH SYSTEMS (WITH LAB)
ENV 320
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENV 322
ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENV 340
URBAN ECOLOGY (WITH LAB)
ENV 344
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND ADVOCACY
ENV 355
INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
ENV 390
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 1

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

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