An option for students without the science prerequisites to do the B.S. in Environmental Science or the B.A. in Environmental Studies, this minor provides a good grounding in the principles of the field.
Students who could benefit:
The Environmental Studies minor can provide a useful supplement to the coursework of SIAS students who have an interest in:
Environmental law, as an attorney or paralegal
Environmental policy, working for governmental agencies, legislative bodies or in environmental non-profits
Environmental psychology, justice or racism
This minor will also be helpful for:
Urban Studies majors interested in restoration projects in urban areas or how populations affect the environment
Business majors needing a background in the growing fields of "green" marketing and manufacturing or environmental management
Nursing majors interested in environmental health
Students going into teaching programs
Concerned citizens interested in learning more about environmental issues
You can find out more information on minors from the registrars website. If you have any questions about this process, please see your advisor.
Note: Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Studies, and Environmental Science major students cannot minor in Environmental Studies.
Environmental Studies Minor Requirements
The Environmental Studies minor requires 25 credits.