Environmental Science

Improving the environment is no minor task

We have two minors currently offered under the environmental studies program. One of those is a minor in environmental sciences. Do you care about the environment? Whether it is air, water, or land – this minor will take your passion for improvement to the next level. No matter what your major is, this minor can be a great addition, as many companies, agencies, and entities are seeking employees with broad environmental knowledge.

The advantage to adding an environmental studies minor to your current major is that because of the broad coverage, many of the required courses will also cover your GE or LE requirements for your major. This is a great opportunity to add a valuable minor to your degree without having to add to your coursework or time to graduation!

Environmental Science minor

24 credits required

In this minor, emphasis is placed on the study of environmental issues and techniques, ecology and conservation, and water and earth resources. As a multidisciplinary liberal arts minor, students gain a broad range of knowledge from disciplines across campus.

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Opportunities with this minor

Although environmental studies may not be your main focus, adding a minor in environmental science can make you a more valuable candidate to businesses and agencies. Enjoy the hands-on learning approach of this minor while adding valuable knowledge and skills important to any career path. The area of environment and sustainability has become a growing concern for many employers, so you are giving yourself an edge with this major!

What can you do with this minor?

Interested in adding or changing to this minor?

If you are interested in adding or changing your minor to environmental sciences, talk to your academic advisor or contact the Watershed Institute. We can be reached through the information provided below.

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