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Environmental Studies Minor

Environmental Studies Minor 2019-2020

Required Courses

ENV 1200 – Introduction to Environmental Science Credits: 3

ENV 4960 – Global Environmental Challenges Credits: 3
OR
ENV 4970 – Environmental Field Studies Credits: 3

Subtotal: 6 credits

 

Natural Science Electives

Select at least 4 semester hours from the following courses:

BIO 1080 – General Biology I Credits: 3
BIO 1090 – General Biology Laboratory I Credits: 1
CHE 1800 – General Chemistry I Credits: 4
GEL 1010 – Physical Geology Credits: 4
GEG 1100 – Introduction to Physical Geography Credits: 3
GEL 1510 – Geology of Red Rocks Park and Vicinity Credits: 1
MTR 1400 – Weather and Climate Credits: 3
AND
MTR 2020 – Weather and Climate Lab for Scientists Credits: 1

Subtotal: 4 credits

 

Social Science Electives

Select at least 6 semester hours from the following courses:

ECO 3450 – Environmental Economics Credits: 3
PSC 3230 – Environmental Politics Credits: 3
SOC 3770 – Society and the Environment Credits: 3
HIS 3625 – American Environmental History Credits: 3
GEG 3610 – Principles of Land Use Planning Credits: 3
CET 3320 – Environmental Impact Statements Credits: 3
COM 3670 – Writing for the Environmental Industry Credits: 3
ENV 3620 – Population, Resources, and Land Use Credits: 3

Subtotal: 6 credits

 

Environmental Science Electives

Select at least 6 semester hours from the following courses:

ENV 3400 – Water Resources Credits: 3
ENV 3700 – Mountain Environments Credits: 3
ENV 3710 – Environmental Remediation Credits: 3
ENV 3720 – Waste Management Credits: 3
ENV 3730 – Environmental Risk Assessment Credits: 3
ENV 3740 – Environmental Health Credits: 3
ENV 4010 – Environmental Hazards and GIS Credits: 3
ENV 4200 – Environmental Policy and Planning Credits: 3
ENV 4420 – Wetlands Credits: 3
ENV 4500 – Environmental Biogeochemistry Credits: 3
ENV 4980 – Global Environmental Field Problems: Variable Topics
ENV 4990 – Topics in Environmental Science: Variable Topics
GIS 2250 – Geographic Information Systems Credits: 3
MTR 3100 – Air Pollution Credits: 3

Subtotal: 6 credits
Total for Environmental Studies Minor: 22 credits
Note: Courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the minor cannot also be used to satisfy the requirements for a major, another minor, or General Studies.

Updated 9/7/17.  For most updated version, please search the Undergraduate Catalog.


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