Minor Requirements

MINOR IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Requirements (34 units)

Lower-division requirements (14 units)

  1. Five units chosen from:
    • BIOL 100. Topics in Biology (5)
    • BIOL 202. Biology of Populations (5)
    • HSCI 120. Health and Society: An Ecological Approach (5)
  2. Five units chosen from:
    • GEOG 103. Physical Geography (5)
    • GEOL 101. Introductory Geology (5)
  3. GEOG 201. Map Interpretation (4)

Upper-division requirements (8 units)

  1. GEOG 350. Conservation and Natural Resources (4)
  2. Four units chosen from:
    • ECON 360. Economics of the Environment (4)
    • HSCI 478. Environmental Health Management (4)

Electives (12 units)

  1. A minimum of 12 units chosen from the following courses. In consultation with the environmental studies coordinator, a student can choose other courses, besides those listed below, to meet the elective requirement.
    • BIOL 349. Biology of Ecosystems (5)
    • BIOL 450. Ecology (5)
    • ECON 360. Economics of the Environment (4)
    • GEOG 202. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Cartography (5)
    • GEOG 305. Geographic Statistics and Research Methods (4)
    • GEOG 360. Climate and Weather (4)
    • GEOG 365. Climate Change (4)
    • GEOG 370. Landscape Analysis (4)
    • GEOG 470. Hydrology and Water Resources (4)
    • GEOL 312. Geology of California (4)
    • GEOL 375. Groundwater Hydrology (4)
    • HSCI 352. Principles of Environmental Health (4)
    • HSCI 401. Advanced Environmental Health (4)
    • HSCI 478. Environmental Health Management (4)

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