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2010-2011 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2016 
    
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Environmental Studies Minor


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Affiliation: Interdisciplinary Studies
Degrees Offered: None
Minor Offered: Environmental Studies 

The interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Minor requires the successful completion of six courses (16 credit hours minimum) consisting of two required courses and four elective courses; successful completion of a capstone project; and at least three courses (7 hours minimum) at the 300 level or above. A maximum of two courses may also count for major and/or JINS requirements.

A student intending to minor in environmental studies must submit a learning plan to the Environmental Studies Minor Committee for approval before beginning to work on the minor. The learning plan template may be obtained from the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies web page, and more information on completing and submitting the learning plan may be found there.

Program Requirements:


Distribution Categories:


Choose four courses from at least three of the following distribution categories for a total of no less than 12 credit hours:

1. Science


Agricultural science, biology, chemistry, physics coursework, research, special problems, or internship credit to be identified, including, but not limited to:

2. Social Science


Geography, economics, sociology/anthropology, and psychology coursework, research, special problems, or internship credit to be identified, including, but not limited to:

3. Humanities


Philosophy and religion, English, communication, and foreign language coursework, readings, research, special problems, or internship credit to be identified, including, but not limited to:

4. Interdisciplinary


JINS coursework, internships that do not fit into any single discipline, and future environmental studies coursework, including, but not limited to:

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