Environmental Studies Minor

The Environmental Studies minor introduces students to the scientific, technological, management, policy, legal, cultural, and ethical dimensions of environmental issues. This minor is designed to complement any major program with an interdisciplinary environmental perspective. Additionally, the Environmental Studies minor seeks to enhance the student’s ability to view the world with a Franciscan reverence for all creation.

Required Courses (19 Courses)

ENVS 105 Environment and Humanity (3)
ENVS 300 Environmental Issues (3)

Natural Sciences (choose one of the following)

BIOL 331 Botany (4)
BIOL 361 Ecology (4)
CHEM 105 Chemistry and the Environment (4)
PSCI 101 Introduction to Physical Science (4)
ENVS 120 Earth Science (4)

Ethics (choose one of the following)

PHIL 320 Contemporary Issues in Ethics (3)
PHIL 323 Ethics and Environmental Issues (3)

Social Sciences and Humanities (choose one of the following)

MGMT 366 Business, Society and Environment (3)
SOCI 250 Introduction to Anthropology (3)

Interdisciplinary internship/research (choose one of the following)

ENVS 498 Internship (3)
ENVS 496 Independent Study (3)