Offered by Department of Biology, Department of Sociology, Geography and Earth Science, and Department of Chemistry

Environmental Science Minor

The Environmental Science minor offers students from any major the opportunity to obtain a strong background in subjects that impact this field. The objectives of this minor are a) to increase the student's technical knowledge and methodological skills in Environmental Science; b) to provide students with scientific knowledge and skills necessary for success in post-baccalaureate environmental science education and careers within the field.

Minimum hours required for minor = 26

  1. Environmental Science Minor Requirements (17 hours required)
    • Take ONE of the following options (8 hours required):
      • Take 2 courses:
      • OR take 4 courses:
        • CHEM 160GS, General Chemistry - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 20 or better OR permission of instructor)
        • CHEM 160LGS, General Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
        • CHEM 161GS, General Chemistry - 3 hours
        • CHEM 161LGS, General Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
    • Take THREE of the following (9 hours required):
  2. Environmental Science Minor Electives (9 hours required)
    • Take 9 hours from the following (minimum of 6 hours must be from outside the department providing the student's major degree):

13 May 2015