Environmental Studies Minor

Minor in Environmental Studies
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENVSTD 121 Introduction to Environmental Studies3
ANTH 314 Environmental Anthropology or
*BIOL 323 Ecology or
*GEOG 321 Conservation of Natural Resources
*ECON 333 Natural Resource Economics or
HIST 223 Introduction to Environmental History or
HIST 351 North American Environmental History or
POLS 409 Environmental Politics
Choose 4 credits from the following:
BIOL 191 Biology I: Intro to Cell and Molecular Biology
BIOL 192 Biology II: Introduction to the Diversity of Life
CHEM 101, 101L Introduction to Chemistry & Lab
CHEM 102, 102L Essentials of Organic & Biochem & Lab
CHEM 111, 111L-112, 112L General Chemistry I & II with Labs
GEOL 101 Physical Geology
GEOS 101 Global Environmental Science
Choose 9 credits from the following:
(Courses used to satisfy requirements in previous sections may not be used to satisfy the 6 credits required in this section)
ANTH 306 Kinship and Social Organization
ANTH 312 Prehistory of North America
ANTH 314 Environmental Anthropology
ANTH 418 Research Methods for Social Scientists
BIOL 192 Biology II: Introduction to the Diversity of Life
*BIOL 304 Biology III: Foundations of Ecology & Evolution
*BIOL 323 Ecology
*CHEM 211, 212 Analytical Chemistry I and Lab
*CHEM 301 Survey of Organic Chemistry
ECON 333 Natural Resource Economics
ECON 432 Urban Economics
ECON 474 Sustainability and Economic Policy
*ENGL 384 Literature and the American West
*ENGL 394 Literature and the Environment
EOHS 332 Drinking Water and Wastewater Management
*EOHS 336 Solid/Hazardous Waste Management & Emergency Preparedness
ENVSTD 498 Seminar in Environmental Studies
GEOG 321 Sustainability in the Anthropocene
GEOS 305 Global Climate Change
GEOS 370/GEOG 370 Volcanoes and Society
GLOBAL 304 Sustainable Futures
GLOBAL 330 Selected Topics in Contemporary Sustainable Futures
HES 400 Foundations in Human-Environment Systems Science
HIST 223 Introduction to Environmental History
HIST 345 Animals in History
HIST 351 North American Environmental History
*PHIL 327 Environmental Ethics
POLS 409 Environmental Politics
POLS 434 Environmental Security
SOC 425 Urban Sociology
SOC 426 Rural Sociology
SOC 440 Environmental Sociology
URBAN 350 Greening Strategies for the City
URBAN 390 Urban Inequality
URBAN 410 Sustainable Cities
*These courses have a prerequisite that is not for the minor, but is required prior to taking this elective course.