Environmental and Sustainability Sciences, Minor

The environmental and sustainability sciences minor provides undergraduates with a strong foundation on a variety of scientific, technical, institutional, economic, behavioral, and conservation-oriented solutions to environmental problems caused by either natural phenomena and/or human activity.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.


Foundational Classes
Complete two of the following: 8-9
Dynamic Earth
and Lab for ENVR 1200
Earth's Changing Cycles
Foundations in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
and Lab for ENVR 1400
and Lab for EEMB 2302
Sustainable Development
Advanced Coursework
Complete four courses from this list. At least three courses need to be at the 3000-level or above:16-19
Introduction to Marine Biology
and Lab for EEMB 2302
Introduction to Evolution
Conservation Biology
Ecological and Conservation Genomics
Landscape and Restoration Ecology
Global Climate Change
Dynamic Earth
and Lab for ENVR 1200
Earth's Changing Cycles
Earth Materials
and Lab for ENVR 2310
Global Oceanic Change
Food Security and Sustainability
Food Sustainability in the Mediterranean - Abroad
Water Resources
Environmental Planning
Sustainable Energy and Climate Solutions
Environmental Politics and Policy
Ecological Economics
International Environmental Policy
Environment, Technology, and Society

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor