Academic Catalog

Environmental Science Minor

The environmental science minor complements any major. It consists of a selection of courses that provide students with an understanding of important concepts in the environmental and earth sciences such as ecology, climate change, terrestrial and aquatic habitats, and fundamentals of geology. Students also gain experience in the field and laboratory settings. Students can choose from a variety of elective courses mainly in biology, physical science, chemistry, and environmental science to complete this minor.

ENVI 150HHonors: Introduction to Environmental Systems4
ERTH 152Introduction to Physical Geology4
Select at least twelve credits of the following; at least six must have an ENVI prefix:12
Environmental Science
Methods in Environmental Research
Advanced Special Topics in Environmental Science
Independent Research
Internship in Environmental Studies
Introduction to Biology II: Organisms
Marine Biology
Bryology & Lichenology
Honors: Bryology and Lichenology
Field Botany
Conservation Biology
Nature of New England
Aquatic Ecology
Introduction to Chemistry I
Introduction to Chemistry II
Physical Science
Geographic Information Systems
Advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Upper Level ERTH courses
General Physics I
General Physics II
Environmental Studies (not more than three credits)
Ecological Disaster and Cultural Imagination
Plants and Society
Honors: Plants and Society
Honors: Environmental Sustainability
Green Living Seminar
Ecology and Management of the Adirondack Park
Politics and Environmental Policy
Environmental Economics
Environmental Economics
Environmental Law
Honors: Environmental Law
Advanced Special Topics in Environmental Studies
Environmental Justice
Everglades and South Florida
Total Hours20