Climate Justice Undergraduate Minor

Program Requirements 

  • Minimum of 20 credit hours.
Required Core Courses 11
Introduction to Earth Science
and Earth Science Laboratory
Introduction to Environment & Sustainability *
Weather and Climate
and Climatology Laboratory **
Geography, Environment, and Sustainability Courses 13
Select one course (3 credits) from the following:
Sustainable Transport and Mobility
Advanced Weather and Climate-Synoptic Climatology
Topics in Development and Economics
Topics in Equity and Society
Topics in Environmental Sciences
Peace and Conflict Studies Courses 6
Select two courses (6 credits) from the following:
Conflict and Culture
Global Peacebuilding
Peacebuilding Challenges
Conflict Transformation at the Food-Water Nexus
Restrtve Justice:Thry/Practice
Ecocultures and Sustainable Communities
Gender and Peacebuilding

In lieu of GES 162, students may take a PCS (or other introductory) class that addresses justice with relevance to the climate crisis, with advisor approval.


In lieu of GES 319 and GES 319L, students may demonstrate proficiency in climate science through completion of Mastering En-ROADS by Climate Interactive, with advisor approval. 


May be substituted with another department’s class on climate or justice with advisor approval.