Minor in Environmental Studies

Units required for Minor: 25

Program Description

The Environmental Studies program can help students use the resources of the entire University to gain an interdisciplinary understanding of such increasingly serious issues as pollution, wildlife and wilderness preservation, land use, biodiversity loss, resource depletion, energy conservation, and a generally healthful relationship between nature and society.

Minimum Grade Requirement

A minimum grade of "C-" is required in all courses required for the Environmental Studies minor.

Program Requirements

BIO 10Basic Biological Concepts3
ECON 1BIntroduction to Microeconomic Analysis3
ENVS 10Introduction to Environmental Science3
ENVS 111Environmental Ethics3
ENVS 187Environmental Studies Seminar1
Select one of the following:3
International Environmental Problems
Environmental Impact Analysis: CEQA and NEPA
Environment and the Law
Environmental Politics and Policy
Select one of the following:3
Contemporary Environmental Issues
Environmental Toxicology
Sustainability Science & Policy
Restoration Ecology
Wetlands Ecology
Select one of the following:3
General Ecology
Quantitative Methods for Environmental Science
Field Methods in Environmental Science
Geographic Information Systems
Physical Geology
Select one of the following:3
Plants and Civilization
Plant Taxonomy
Natural Resource Conservation
General Entomology
Ichthyology: The Study of Fishes
Amphibians and Reptiles: An Introduction to Herpetology
Animal Behavior
Principles of Fisheries Biology
Conservation Biology & Wildlife Management
Cost Benefit Analysis
Resource Economics
Energy Economics
Social Justice in Interdisciplinary Perspective
Introduction to Environmental Sociology
American Environmental History
Environmental Studies Internship
Special Problems
Remote Sensing
Geographic Information Systems
Elements Of Meteorology
Global Climate Change
Earth Transformed
Urban Geography
Urban and Regional Planning
California's Water Resources
Geology and the Environment
California State and Local Government
Experiential Education in Outdoor Recreation Settings
Environmental Interpretation
Total Units25