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Minor In Environmental Science

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Minor in Environmental Science
  1. Fifteen credits of environmental science, nine credits of which must be in the 300 level or higher courses. Courses are selected from Category I.
  2. Six credits of environmental policy. 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 in Category III below.

EV313 Biogeochemical Earth Systems Science is required for the science minor.

Category I:
Course Offerings in Environmental Science

BY140 General Bio I BY 160 General Bio II
BY222 General Ecology CM221 Spectroscopy
BY224 General Ecology Lab CM223 Spectroscopy Lab
BY314 Bioinformatics CM371 Phys. Chem
BY320 Microbiology CM476 Atmospheric Chem.
BY322 Microbiology Lab CM434 Air Pollution Controls
BY328 Conservation Biology EHS309 Industrial Hygiene
BY340 Behavioral Eco. and Sociobiology EHS310 Intro to Ind. Hygiene Lab
BY420 Evolution EHS405 Methods and Analysis
BY425 Bio. Systems and Env't'l Change EHS416 Prin. of Toxic. and Epidem.
BY/EV330 Great Lakes Water Pollution EV/CE 435 Groundwater
BY431 Limnology ES432 Risk Analysis
CE301 Eng. Measurements CE480 Env. Quality
CE340 Intro to Env. Engineering CE481 Hazardous Waste Mgmt
ECE470 Hydraulic Eng. CE482 Env. Systems
CE474 Engineering Hydrology CE491 Senior Design Proj.
CE479 Water & Wastewater Trtmnt Proc. CE486 Industrial Eco.

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

Category II:
Courses in Environmental Policy

ANTH270 Env't, Tech, and Soc. PHIL270 American Env
PHIL410 Sustainability: Thry. and Prac. PHIL405 Where 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 Politics in X-Nat'l Perspective
ES436 Global Climate Change: Sci, Eng, & 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
SOC330 Health, Wealth, Inequality, and the Env't.

Category III:

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)

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