Minor in Environmental Sustainability
The Department of Environmental Science offers a 19-credit minor in environmental sustainability.
There is growing realization that the human population must strive to live in a sustainable relationship with Earth's finite resources. The goal of the environmental sustainability minor is to provide broad, interdisciplinary training related to local and global environmental problems. Students in the environmental sustainability minor examine the scientific, cultural, economic, and policy aspects of sustainability and are provided skills in how to recognize and overcome barriers to achieving sustainability.
ESP 101/102 Fundamentals of Environmental Science and Lab
ESP 275 Energy Use and Societal Adaptation
ESP 308 Global Environmental Problems and Sustainability
Interdisciplinary Course (select one)
BUS 347 Triple-Bottom-Line Business
CRM 225 Crimes Against the Environment
EYE 102 Sustainability, Culture, and the Environment
EYE 112 The Built Environment: Energy
EYE 129 The Chicken
EYE 199 The Northern Forest Canoe Trail
GEO 320 Conservation of Natural Resources
Courses of Analysis (select two)
ESP/PHI 212 Environmental Ethics
ESP 200 Environmental Planning
ESP 220 Introduction to Environmental Policy
ESP 470 Solid Waste Planning & Policy
ECO/ESP 326 Environmental Economics
ECO/ESP 327 Natural Resource Economics
All courses taken to satisfy the requirements for a minor in environmental sustainability must be completed with a grade of C- or better.