Environmental Studies Minor

Minor Requirements

20-25 credits, distributed as follows:

ENVS 200INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE4
or ENVS 201 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
ENVS 202ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE4
Select one of the following field based courses:3-5
PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY
MARINE ECOLOGY
SHORELINE ECOLOGY
FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
Select one of the following natural science electives:3-4
MARINE ECOLOGY
ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY (ALSO LISTED AS PHYS 207)
ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY (ALSO LISTED AS PHYS 307)
SHORELINE ECOLOGY
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE
FIRE HISTORY OF THE CASCADES
WATER RESOURCES
FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
EPIDEMIOLOGY (ALSO LISTED AS HSCI 440)
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (ALSO LISTED AS HSCI 450)
Select one of the following social science/humanities electives:3-4
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS
LITERATURE AND LANDSCAPE
HUMAN ADAPTIVE STRATEGIES (ALSO LISTED AS ANTH 203)
PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABILITY
INTRODUCTION TO GIS
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE (also listed as SOAN 250)
TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
COASTAL RESILIENCE
CLIMATE CHANGE: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES, AND MITIGATION
RELIGION AND NATURE (ALSO LISTED AS RELS 306)
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND REGULATION
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY (also listed as JAMS 357 and COMM 357)
SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICUM
HOW THE WEST FED THE UNITED STATES
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
COMMUNITY AND SOCIETY
Select one additional upper division ENVS course from the above options. 13-4
Total Credits20-25
1

The same course cannot be used for more than one category. Other courses with environmental content may count; contact the ENVS chair

With the permission of the ENVS Studies Department chair, one-time offerings may be substituted for courses already approved. Such courses must have major aspects devoted to environmental issues and be at a comparable level. The student must provide a syllabus and may need to provide other documentation (e.g., a paper or project).