Environmental Sustainability Minor – 23-26 hours


From the General Education Requirements
One Lab Science
BIO – 105Modern Biological Concepts (3 cr.)
BIO – 145Modern Biological Concepts Laboratory (1 cr.)
or
CHE – 111General Chemistry I (3 cr.)
CHE – 141General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 cr.)
or
GEO – 200Earth Science (3 cr.)
GEO – 240Earth Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

Minor requirements (10-13 hours)
BIO – 225Environmental Science (3 cr.)
BIO – 265Environmental Science Laboratory (1 cr.)
Select two from the following:
GEO – 326Environmental Resources (3 cr.)
RES – 345Environmental Ethics (3 cr.)
POL – 331Environmental Politics & Policy (3 cr.)
ECO – 311Environmental Economics (3 cr.)

Electives – 13 credit hours

Students 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 – 211Plant Biology (3 cr.)
BIO – 241Plant Biology Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO – 222Animal Biology (2 cr.)
BIO – 242Animal Biology Laboratory (2 cr.)
BIO – 215Tropical Ecosystems (varied course cr.)
BIO – 326Principles of Ecology (3 cr.)
BIO – 346Principles of Ecology Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO – 358Aquatic Field Studies (2 cr.)
BIO – 359Terrestrial Field Studies (2 cr.)
CHE – 112General Chemistry II (3 cr.)
CHE – 142General Chemistry II Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHE – 230Environmental Chemistry (3 cr.)
GEO – 203Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3 cr.)
GEO – 206Meteorology (3 cr.)

Social Foundation:

ART – 160Ceramics I (3 cr.)
GEO – 205World Regional Geography (3 cr.)
HIS – 300Introduction to Public History (3 cr.)
ID – 246Interior Design Products (3 cr.)
POL – 210International Politics (3 cr.)
POL – 340State & Local Political Systems (3 cr.)
POL – 370World Politics Simulation (varied course cr.)
PSY – 410Social Psychology (3 cr.)
SOC – 231Social Problems (3 cr.)
SOC – 430Population Dynamics (3 cr.)

Economic and Communication Foundation

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


Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.