Minor in Environmental Studies

Units required for Minor: 22

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

ENVS 10Introduction to Environmental Science3
ENVS 111Environmental Ethics3
ENVS 187Environmental Studies Seminar1
Select one of the following:3
Environmental Impact Analysis: CEQA and NEPA
Environment and the Law
Environmental Politics and Policy
Select four of the following:12
Contemporary Environmental Issues
Environmental Toxicology
California Water and Society
Conservation and Society
Energy, Society, and the Environment
Sustainability Science & Policy
Urban Agriculture and Aquaponics
Restoration Ecology
Environmental Management and Decision-Making
Wetlands Ecology
Total Units22