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Environmental Studies

Requirements for the Minor

Environmental Studies and Supporting Courses:

ENV 201 Contemporary Environmental Issues
*PS 242 Environment Policy and Politics

*Note: PS 101 is prerequisite to PS 242

One of the following:

ES 160 Principles of Environmental Science
ES 170 Project-Based Environmental Science

One of the following:

MTH 135 Concepts of Statistics
MTH 335 Statistics
ECO 220 Statistics
BIO 206 Biostatistics & Experimental Design
PSY 201 Experimental Design and Statistics
SSC 252 Data Analysis for Social Science

Plus, one of the following:

ENV 590 Internship
ENV 601 Environmental Studies Capstone

Plus, one elective (4 hours) from:

Arts & Humanities Electives: ART 105, 120, 200*, 208*, ENG 130, 131, 411, 434, GEO 101, HIS 210, 228, 245, 281, 314, PHI 230
Communication Electives*: BC 150, 251, PCL 203, 207, 301, 325, SCSM 101, WRI 210, 301, 351, 352, 358

*Note: To qualify as an elective, two projects completed by environmental studies students within the course must have connections to the environment, and students are encouraged to pres-ent one of the projects at URAC (April) or the Student Symposium on the Environment (December) during the semester the course is being taken.

Due to the number of overlapping courses, students will not be allowed to double-major or complete a combined major in Environmental Studies and Environmental Science. Additionally, students will not be able to major in Environmental Science and minor in Environmental Studies.


What can you do with an Environmental Studies degree?

Imagine yourself an environmental consultant, environmental writer, environmental lawyer, conservation proponent, or sustainability analyst.