About the minor in environmental studies

A student with a major in another program may minor in Environmental Studies with the approval of the academic director. A minimum of eighteen (18) hours of approved course credit in the following courses is required:

Program Required CoursesCredits
ENV 100 and 101 or ENV 104 – Introduction to Environmental Issues3
ENV 200 – Environment and Society: A Global Perspective3
ENV 220 – Conservation and Preservation3
ENV 250 – Environmental Policy in Comparative Perspective3
Two (2) courses from the list of Environmental Studies Distribution Requirements and/or courses designated ENV in the list of Environmental Science Electives*6–8
Minimum Total Required Credits18

*See lists under Curricular Requirements section

The School of Marine and Environmental Programs also offers minors in Geographic Information Systems and Climate Change Studies