Minor in Environmental Studies
Students may minor in Environmental Studies by taking five key required courses and fulfilling an additional 6–8 unit requirement for the minor (21–23 units total).
All students minoring in Environmental Studies take the following five required courses for a total of 15 units. Some of these courses have prerequisites.
|ECON 375||ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS||3|
|or ECON 376||NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS|
|GEOG 410||ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY||3|
|HLTH 451||INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH||3|
|PHIL 255||ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS||3|
|Choose one of the following:||3|
|WATER POLICIES OF THE UNITED STATES|
|ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT|
|SCIENCE AND POLICY OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY RESTORATION|
|Additional Electives (see below)||6 - 8|
Science majors who minor in Environmental Studies take two additional 3-unit elective courses from among the environmental studies electives. Total unit requirement for the minor for science majors is 21 units.
Non-science majors who minor in Environmental Studies take 8 units in the environmental sciences. A one-year sequence in a science with lab (8 units) selected from the environmental sciences (BIOL 200/BIOL 200L-BIOL 206/BIOL 206L, CHEM 131/CHEM 131L-CHEM 132/CHEM 132L, GEOL 121 and GEOL 305) satisfies this requirement. Total unit requirement for the minor for non-science majors is 23 units.