Environment Undergraduate Minor

Program Requirements

  • Minimum of 21 credit hours
  • Minimum grade of C- required in Core Courses
  • Major in any field except B.A. in Environment & Sustainability
Core Courses9
Introduction to Environment
Introduction to Sustainability
Topics in Environmental Sciences
Select from the following Options lists below: 3 credits in Environmental Science, 3 credits in GES 486 or Equity & Society, 3 credits GES 484 or Development & Economics, and 3 credits in GES 482 or Ethics & Aesthetics *

 Environmental Science Options

Principles of Ecology
Ecology and Evolution Laboratory
Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles
Marine Biology
Plant Diversity
Conservation Biology
Landscape Ecology
and Landscape Ecology Laboratory
Aquatic Ecology
Aquatic Ecology Laboratory
The Biosphere
Animal Behavior
Invertebrate Zoology
Entomology
Vascular Plant Systematics
Vertebrate Zoology
Essentials of Toxicology
Introductory Organic Chemistry
Quantitative Analysis
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Environmental Hazards Assessment
Geomorphology of North America
Natural Resource Regions of North America
Physical Geography: Landscape Processes
and Physical Geography Laboratory
Weather and Climate
and Climatology Laboratory
The Water Planet
Elements of Hydrology
Geographic Information Systems
Remote Sensing of Environment
Biogeography
Advanced Weather and Climate-Synoptic Climatology

 Equity & Society Options

Methods in Cultural Anthropology
Disaster, Self, and Society
Economic Anthropology
Food and Culture in a Global Context
Environmental Anthropology
Anthropology of Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Medical Anthropology
Recreation, Parks, and Health
Urban Geography: Sustainable Land Use
World Population Problems
Sustainable Transport and Mobility
Research Methods in Spatial Science
Sustainable Tourism and Transportation
Sustainable Urban Planning in an Entrepreneurial Environment
Sustainable Regional Planning
National Parks and Protected Areas
Geography of Livable Cities
Global Health
Epidemiology
Environmental Health
American Indians and Nature
United States Environmental History
Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Response for Sustainability
Environmental Law and Policy
Natural Resources Law and Policy
Social Movements
Urban Society
Population Problems
Environmental Sociology
Green Criminology
Disaster, Self, and Society
Seminar in Population and Urban Studies

Development & Economics Options

Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
Social Entrepreneurship
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society
Experiences in Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Sustainable Development
Sustainable Food and Craft Beverage
Hospitality Facilities Management
Sustainable Tourism and Transportation
Sustainable Destination and Experience Management

Ethics & Aesthetics Options

Art, Education, and Social Practice
Environmental Communication
Literature and the Environment
Introduction to Sustainable Design
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Music and Environment
Ethics and International Affairs
Ethical Issues in Business
Philosophy of the Arts
Religious Traditions and Care of the Earth
The Arts as Social Change: Theory and Practice
Ecofeminism
Topics in Native American and Indigenous Studies