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Minor in Environmental Studies

The minor in environmental studies consists of 18 credits of coursework, including these five core courses:

  • ENV 100 - Environmental Studies I
  • ENV 200 - Environmental Studies II
  • ENV 350 - Environmental Systems Inquiry
  • ENV 400 - Social Science Perspectives on the Environment (W course)
  • ENV 491 - Seminar in Environmental Studies (W course)

The remainder of minor courses for Environmental Studies may include:

  • ENV 401 - Pollution Prevention and Controls
  • ENV 298 - Special Topics in Environmental Studies
  • ENV 499 - Independent Study and Research

In addition, three credits may be selected from one of the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Economics, Geography, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology

 

Minor in Marine Studies

The minor in marine studies consists of 18 credits of coursework, including a minimum of five of the following courses:

  • MAR 140 - The World Ocean
  • MAR 150 - Coastal Marine Studies 
  • MAR 250 - Introduction to Coastal and Marine Pollution
  • MAR 340 - Coastal Environments and Processes
  • MAR 460 - Field and Laboratory Techniques in Marine Studies
  • MAR 491 - Seminar in Marine and Environmental Studies (W course)


The remainder of minor courses for Marine Studies may include:

  • MAR 200 - Seamanship and Piloting
  • MAR 201 - Marine Field Studies
  • MAR 398 - Special Topics in Marine Studies
  • MAR 499 - Research in Marine Studies
  • ESC 106 - General Oceanography (non-science majors)
  • ESC 220 - Principles of Oceanography (science majors)
  • ESC 421 - Marine Geology
  • BIO 430 - Marine Biology
  • LIT 303 - The Literature of the Sea