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Environmental Studies Program

College of the Sciences

Environmental Studies Minor

The environmental studies minor is designed to serve undergraduate education and environmental literacy, with an emphasis on research and community service. All of the required ENST courses for the minor are offered online each year. 

ENST Minor Advising Worksheet

Program Requirements

Required Courses: (15 credits)

ENST 201 - Earth as an Ecosystem (5) OR  ENST 202 - Environment and Society (5)
ENST 300 - Applied Environmental Sciences (5)
ENST 303 - Environmental Management (5)

Upper-Level ENST Electives: (7-10 credits)

Select two from the following courses:

ENST 304 - Environmental Methods and Analysis (5)
ENST 310 - Energy and Society (5)
ENST 330 - Environmental Leadership and Advocacy (5)
ENST 360 - Environmental Justice (5)
ENST 444 - Environmental Policy Formulation (4)
ENST 455 - Environmental Literature (3)

Department-Approved Elective Credits: (3-5)

Chose one from the following courses:

ANTH 352 - Anthropology of Environmental Issues  (4)
ANTH 440 - Ecology and Culture (4)
BIOL 302 - Sustainability and Environmental Change (5)
BIOL 362 - Biomes of the Pacific Northwest (4)
BUS 389 - Sustainable Business (5)
ECON 462 - Environmental and Resource Economics (5)
ECON 463 - Energy Economics (5)
GEOG 373 - Water Resources (4)
GEOG 388 - Weather and Climate (5)
GEOG 442 - Alternative Energy (5)
GEOL 302 - Oceans and Atmosphere (4)
GEOL 380 - Natural Hazards (5)
HIST 454 - American Environmental History (5)
IEM 301 - Energy Management (5)
IEM 302 - Energy, Environment, and Climate Change (4)
IEM 330 - Geopolitics of Fossil Fuels (5)
PHIL 306 - Environmental Ethics (5)
PHIL 314 - American Wilderness Philosophy (5)
POSC 344 - Environmental Politics (5)
PSY 413 - Conservation Psychology (4)
PUBH 320 - Environmental Health (4)
RTE 330 - Sustainable Resources for Recreation and Tourism (3)
SOC 380 - Social Ecology (5)

The minor requires that students finish with a minimum 2.0 GPA for the 25-30 program credits; students must also earn at least a C- in ENST courses.

How to apply:

Complete the ENST Minor Application and turn in to the ENST office located in Discovery Hall Room 111A.

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