Environmental Science Minor

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The Environmental Science minor (18 credits) prepares the student for postgraduate education or employment in environmentally related fields (e.g., environmental health and safety, government policy-making, non-governmental organizations). To ensure maximum breadth and depth of training, the schedule of elective courses for the minor in environmental science must be in science disciplines other than the student’s own major and be formally developed with the department chairperson.

What can I do with an environmental science minor?

Admission to the Program

The Environmental Science minor is designed for science majors but any undergraduate student can declare the Environmental Science minor. Non-science majors should consider the minor in Environmental Studies.

Program Requirements for the Minor in Environmental Science (11 credits)

  • ENV 202 Environmental science (4credits)*
  • ENV 303 Ecology (4 credits)*
  • ENV 452 Environmental Laws and Regulations (4 credits)

*These courses meet general education requirements

Electives from the following list: 7 credits

Total credits: 18

Additional Requirements:

Minimum grade of C- in ENV 202 and ENV 303