2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science Minor

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The minor in Environmental Science is designed for students who wish to prepare for a possible career in the environmental sciences.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the minor requirements in ENVS will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and communicate an understanding of basic concepts in Environmental Science.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the interdisciplinary nature and complexities of key environmental issues.
  • Develop skills in applying the scientific method to environmental issues.

Required Courses (20 units)

5 courses (20 units) are required

  • 1-Introductory course (100 level)
  • 1-foundational course (200 level)
  • 2-depth courses (300 or 400 level)
  • 1 elective (100, 200, 300, 400 level)

A maximum of 4 units of overlap is allowed with

  • Supporting science courses (BIOL, CHEM, etc.)
  • An environmental certificate program (GIS)
  • Environmental courses beyond the natural sciences (ENVA, BAIS, etc.)
  • Other environmental courses in a student’s major

Foundational Course (4 units, 200-level)

Choose one of the following foundational courses with lab:

Elective Course (4 units, 100-, 200-, 300-, 400-level)

Choose one of the following electives (some of which include a lab):

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