Environmental Geosciences - Minor

The minor in Environmental Geosciences embraces all geosciences disciplines to give the student a rigorous interdisciplinary education including issues associated with environmental policy. Coursework centers on atmospheric sciences and air quality, resources and the environment, oceanography and marine pollution, environmental geology, and climate change. The minor prepares students for careers in industry, environmental and engineering consulting firms, non-governmental organizations, and governmental regulatory agencies, among other entities.

Some of the courses have prerequisites so make sure to check the catalog before enrolling in the course.

GEOS 105Introduction to Environmental Geoscience3
Select remaining courses from at least three of the following five groups. 112
Group 1
Environmental Atmospheric Science
Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Pollution
Air Quality
Laboratory Methods in Atmospheric Sciences
Group 2
Environmental Change
Geography of Energy
Resources and the Environment
Workshop in Environmental Studies
Environmental Justice
Dynamic Modeling of Earth and Environmental Systems
Group 3
Hydrogeology
Environmental Geology
Introduction to Geochemistry
Group 4
Climate Change
Global Change
Global Science and Policy Making
The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change
Group 5
Marine Pollution
Biological Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography
Total Semester Credit Hours15

ENGS and ENST majors may not select this minor.