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.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|GEOS 105||Introduction to Environmental Geoscience||3|
|Select remaining courses from at least three of the following five groups. 1||12|
|Environmental Atmospheric Science|
|Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Pollution|
|Laboratory Methods in Atmospheric Sciences|
|Geography of Energy|
|Resources and the Environment|
|Workshop in Environmental Studies|
|Dynamic Modeling of Earth and Environmental Systems|
|Introduction to Geochemistry|
|Global Science and Policy Making|
|The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
At least 6 hours must be upper level, 3 of which must be 400 level.
ENGS and ENST majors may not select this minor.