Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics

Environmental Science and Studies

Minor in Environmental Science and Studies

Students may minor in Environmental Science and Studies by taking the five required courses listed below and fulfilling an additional 6-8 unit requirement for a total of 21-23 units. All students minoring in Environmental Science and Studies take the following five required courses for a total of 15 units. Some of these courses have General Education prerequisites.

Required Courses (15 units)
ECON 375 Environmental Economics (3 units)
ECON 376 Natural Resource Economics (3 units)
GEOG 410 Environmental Geography (3 units)
HLTH 451 Ecological Aspects of Health (3 units)
PHIL 255* Environmental Ethics (3 units)
POSC 421 Politics and Environmental Policy (3 units)
*Courses may be used to fulfill GenEd requirements.

Students majoring in a scientific discipline who wish to minor in Environmental Science and Studies take two additional 3-unit elective courses from the list of environmental studies electives. Total unit requirements for the minor for science majors is 21 units.

Students majoring in a non-science major who wish to minor in Environmental Science and Studies take 8 units in the environmental sciences. A one-year sequence in a science with a lab (8 units) selected from the environmental sciences (BIOL 201-202, CHEM 110-111, GEOL 121 and GEOL 305) satisfies this requirement. Total unit requirement for the minor for non-science majors is 23 units.

Environmental Science and Studies Program
Psychology Building, Room 210
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-4920
E-mail: Dr. Christopher Salice at





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