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Environmental Sustainability Minor



Environmental Sustainability Minor - 23 hours
From the General Education RequirementsOne Lab Science
BIO - 105: Modern Biological Concepts (3 cr.)
BIO - 145: Modern Biological Concepts Laboratory (1 cr.)
or
CHE - 111: General Chemistry I (3 cr.)
CHE - 141: General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 cr.)
or
GEO - 200: Earth Science (3 cr.)
GEO - 240: Earth Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

Minor requirements (10 hours)BIO - 225: Environmental Science (3 cr.)
BIO - 265: Environmental Science Laboratory (1 cr.)
Select two from the following:
GEO - 326: Environmental Resources (3 cr.)
RES - 345: Environmental Ethics (3 cr.)
POL - 331: Environmental Politics & Policy (3 cr.)
ECO - 311: Environmental Economics (3 cr.)
(prerequisite: ECO 101)

Electives - 13 credit hoursStudents must take at least 13 credit hours of electives with at least 3 credits in the Social Foundation and the Economics and Communication Foundation and 4 credits in the Science and Math Foundation. The courses not taken from the above list of required courses may serve as electives in the Science and Math Foundation (GEO 326), Social Foundation (RES, 345, POL 331), and Economics and Communication Foundation (ECO 311)

Science and Math Foundation:Additional lab science (BIO 105/145, CHE 111/141, GEO 200/240) - 4 credit hours
BIO - 211: Plant Biology (3 cr.)
BIO - 241: Plant Biology Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO - 222: Animal Biology (2 cr.)
BIO - 242: Animal Biology Laboratory (2 cr.)
BIO - 215: Tropical Ecosystems ( cr.)
BIO - 326: Principles of Ecology (3 cr.)
BIO - 346: Principles of Ecology Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO - 358: Aquatic Field Studies (2 cr.)
BIO - 359: Terrestrial Field Studies (2 cr.)
CHE - 112: General Chemistry II (3 cr.)
CHE - 142: General Chemistry II Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHE - 230: Environmental Chemistry (3 cr.)
GEO - 203: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3 cr.)
GEO - 206: Meteorology (3 cr.)

Social Foundation:ART - 160: Ceramics I (3 cr.)
FN - 250: Perspectives in Nutrition (2 cr.)
(prerequisite: FN-227 Introductory Nutrition)
GEO - 205: World Regional Geography (3 cr.)
HIS - 300: Introduction to Public History (3 cr.)
ID - 246: Interior Design Products (3 cr.)
POL - 210: International Politics (3 cr.)
POL - 340: State & Local Political Systems (3 cr.)
POL - 370: Topics in Model United Nations (1 cr.)
PSY - 410: Social Psychology (3 cr.)
SOC - 231: Social Problems (3 cr.)
SOC - 430: Population Dynamics (3 cr.)

Economic and Communication FoundationCOM - 215: Introduction to Public Relations (3 cr.)
COM - 225: Public Speaking (3 cr.)
COM - 360: Writing for the Media (3 cr.)
ECO - 100: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
ECO - 101: Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr.)
ENG - 358: Professional Writing (3 cr.)


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Environmental Sustainability Major

Our environmental sustainability students are well prepared for the wide variety of careers in the growing green job market.

Environmental Sustainability Major

Our environmental sustainability students are well prepared for the wide variety of careers in the growing green job market.


Contact Information
Erin Lindquist
Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator
142 Science/Mathematics
(919) 760-8754
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