The minor in environmental sciences provides students with a background in fields of science immediately relevant to problems facing modern society. Students majoring in diverse fields of study will gain an understanding of the broad field of environmental sciences.
To graduate with a minor in environmental sciences, students must complete 15 hours of coursework as follows:
Required core courses (12 hrs): ENVS 1126 (or ENVS 1127 ), and one course from each priority area A, B, and C.
- Biophysical: ENVS 4035 (or ENVS 4036 ), ENVS 4101 , ENVS 4477 & ENVS 4600 .
- Planning & Management: ENVS 4261 , ENVS 4262 , ENVS 4264 & ENVS 4266 .
- Assessment & Analysis: ENVS 3102 , ENVS 4145 , ENVS 4149 & ENVS 4900 .
Students must also select one additional ENVS course (three hrs.) from the above listing, or ENVS 3999 , or any 2000-level or higher courses approved by the department.
It should be noted that students may be eligible for undergraduate minors in both chemistry and biological sciences depending upon the courses selected. See the College of Science curriculum notes for specific requirements regarding minors in these programs.