Environmental Science Minor

Offered by Department of Biology, Department of Geography, and Department of Chemistry

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:

  1. to increase the student's technical knowledge and methodological skills in Environmental Science;
  2. to provide students with scientific knowledge and skills necessary for success in post-baccalaureate environmental science education and careers within the field.
Environmental Science Minor Requirements
Select one of the following options:8
Biology I
and Biology II
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
and General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
Select 3 of the following:9
Wildlife Conservation
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Lab
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Lab
Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere
GIS - Working with GIS and Spatial Analysis
Remote Sensing of Environment
Environmental Science Minor Electives
Select 9 credit hours of the following: 19
Introduction to Soils
Range and Wildlife Management
Environmental Chemistry
Geography of Soils
Geographic Information Systems - Principles and Concepts
Water Resources
Applications of Geographic Information Systems
Total Credit Hours26

A minimum of 6 credit hours must be from outside the department providing the student's major degree.