Minor in Environmental Studies

The minor in Environmental Studies requires 20-22 semester credit hours. The Environmental Studies minor is designed for students seeking to enhance their preparation for environmental careers or graduate work in environmental studies. Students majoring in Geography programs may not minor in this or other Geography minors.

Required Courses
GEO 2410Introduction to Physical Geography4
GEO 2426Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems4
GEO 2310Global Environmental Change3
or GEO 3313 Natural Resource Use and Management
Prescribed Electives
Select 2 courses from the following:6-7
Energy Resource Management
Water Resources
Solid Waste Planning and Management
Air Quality Management
Select 1 course from the following:3-4
Research Methods in Geography
Economic Geography
Political Geography
World Population
Maps and Mapmaking
Remote Sensing and Earth Observation
Advanced GIS
Cultural and Political Ecology
Landscape Biogeography
Water Resources Planning
Conservation Leadership
Groundwater Resources
Environmental Hazards
Internship in Geography
Total Hours20-22