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Minor in Environmental Studies

The interdisciplinary Environmental Studies minor is designed to give students in other majors a background in contemporary environmental issues and the ability to analyze such issues. For students majoring in such fields as business and engineering, the minor in Environmental Studies will provide them with the tools to make better decisions about products or projects related to environmental economics, politic pollutants, environmental policy, and environmental justice. For liberal arts majors, this minor offers the opportunity to focus on the social and natural science aspects of the environment and to be prepared for issues they may encounter in their careers.

The minor requires a minimum of 24 credits. This includes a core of six courses and at least six credits of natural science electives.

Degree Requirements

Minor in Environmental Studies