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Minor in Environmental Policy

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Minor in Environmental Policy
  1. Fifteen credits of environmental policy, nine of which must be in the 300 hundred level or higher courses. Courses are selected from Category I.
  2. Six credits of environmental science. Courses are selected from Category II.
  3. Three credits spread across the following areas:
    A. An independent research project (1 credit)
    B. An ES&P Multidisciplinary Project Course (1 credit)
    C. One of the following 1 credit courses from Category III.

Category I: 

Courses in Environmental Policy

ANTH270 Env., Tech, and Society PHIL270 American Environmentalism
PHIL405 Sustainability: Thry and Practice PHIL410 Wheres the Wild Things Are
COMM428 Public Debate and Env't PHI371 Energy and Society
COMM429 Issue Analysis and Advocacy POL220 American Politics
EC360 Environmental Economics POL250 Pol. in X-Nat'l Perspective
ES436 Glbl Clim. Ch: Sci, Eng, and Policy POL351 Globalization
LW270 Law and Society 1 POL371 Environmental Law
LW466 Law of the Workplace POL400 Constitutional Law
EM351 Quality Mgmt and Lean Enterprise POL470 Environmental Policy
EM361 Supply Chain Env Mgmt POL471 Energy Policy
EV314 Adirondack Integrated Research Project SOC330 Health, Wealth, Ineq., and the Env't
EC/EV315 Entrepreneurship & Econ Dev in the Adirondacks EV/SS320 Social & Pol. Issues in the Adirondacks
EV322 Adirondack Park

Category II: 
Course Offerings in Environmental Science
BY140 General Biology I CM371 Physical Chemistry
BY222 General Ecology CM476 Atmospheric Chemistry
BY224 General Ecology Lab CH434 Air Pollution Controls
BY314 Bioinformatics EHS309 Industrial Hygiene
BY320 Microbiology EHS310 Intro to Industrial Hygiene Lab
BY322 Microbiology Lab EHS405 Methods and Analysis
BY328 Conservation Biology EHS416 Princ. of Toxicology and Epidemiology
BY340 Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology EV/CE 435 Groundwater
BY420 Evolution ES432 Risk Analysis
BY425 Bio Systems and Env Change BY/EV312 Adirondack Ecology & Env Science

BY/EV330 Great Lakes Water Pollution

EV314 Adirondack Integrated Res. Project

BY431 Limnology EV316 Adirondack Environmental Science
BY 160 General Biology II CE301 ADK Geo. Information Systems
CM221 Spectroscopy CM223 Spectroscopy Lab
CE301 Eng. Measurements CE480 Env. Quality
CE340 Intro. to Env. Engineering CE481 Hazardous Waste Mgmt.
ECE470 Hydraulic Engineering CE482 Environmental Systems
CE474 Engineering Hydrology CE491 Senior Design Project
CE479 Water & Wastewater Treatment Processing CE486 Industrial Ecology

 *No more than six (6) credits of the engineering classes can be applied towards an Environmental Science Minor.

Category III:
Three courses spread across the following areas: (These can be projects from classes or specific course. )  

A.     An independent research project (1 credit equivalent))
B.     An ES&P Multidisciplinary Project Course (1 credit equivalent)
C.     One of the following 1 credit courses (EV 100, 300, or 305)
D.     Adirondack Semester Courses

*Additional courses may be taken to fulfill the minor requirements with permission from the director.