Environmental Science Minor

Environmental Science I
Course ID
ENSC 201
Credit Hours
3

Interrelationships between human activity and the environment; provides a global perspective; emphasis on the biological principles and processes essential to understanding the environment. PR: Eligibility to enroll in ENGL 101. Fall.

Environmental Science I Laboratory
Course ID
ENSC 203L
Credit Hours
1

Laboratory sessions designed to reinforce lecture in ENSC 201. CO/PR: ENSC 201. Fall.

Environmental Science II
Course ID
ENSC 202
Credit Hours
3

Interrelationships between human activity and the environment; provides a global perspective; emphasis on the chemical and physical principles and processes essential to understanding the environment. PR: Eligibility to enroll in ENGL 101. Spring.

Environmental Science II Laboratory
Course ID
ENSC 204L
Credit Hours
1

Laboratory sessions designed to reinforce lecture in ENSC 202. CO/PR: ENSC 202. Spring.

Ecology
Course ID
BIOL 300
Credit Hours
3

A study of the relationships between organisms and the physical and biotic environment. Fieldwork emphasizes the local area. PR: BIOL 101, 103 or consent of instructor. Fall/ODD.

Optional Electives

Choose one of the following electives.

Cultural Anthropology
Course ID
SOCI 206
Credit Hours
3
Physical Anthropology/Archeology
Course ID
SOCI 326
Physical Geography
Course ID
GEOG 304
Credit Hours
3

The study of the physical environment and man’s place within that environment. Consideration is given to ecological relationships. PR: GEOG 150.

Environmental Systems
Course ID
CIET 301
Credit Hours
3

A study of environmental laws and regulations, water resource management, water quality, stream sanitation, water distribution and sanitary sewer systems, water and wastewater treatment processes, solid waste management, and environmental evaluations. CO: CHEM 101/103; PR: CIET 212.