Environmental Studies Minor

The minor requires six courses, many of which may also count toward the core curriculum through appropriate course selection.

Summary of requirements

Course Title Credits
ENST 1000INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES3
One course in chemistry, physics, or earth science
One course in ecology
Three elective courses

1. One course in introductory environmental studies.

Course Title Credits
ENST 1000INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES3

2. One course in chemistry, physics, or earth science.

Course Title Credits
CHEM 1109CHEMISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT3
CHEM 4340ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY4
ENVS 3000ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE3
NSCI 1020PHYSICAL SCIENCE: TODAY'S WORLD3
PHYS 1203ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSICS3
The following courses may also be used:
CHEM 1321GENERAL CHEMISTRY I4
NSCI 1321GENERAL CHEMISTRY LECTURE I4
NSCI 1501GENERAL PHYSICS LECTURE I3
PHYS 1501GENERAL PHYSICS I3
PHYS 1601INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS I4
PHYS 1701PHYSICS I3

3. One course in ecology.

Course Title Credits
BISC 1002ECOLOGY: A HUMAN APPROACH3
BISC 2561ECOLOGY3
BISC 4642ANIMAL BEHAVIOR4
NSCI 1040PEOPLE AND THE LIVING ENVIRONMENT3
NSCI 2010GLOBAL ECOLOGY LECTURE3
The following courses may also be used:
BISC 1000LIFE ON THE PLANET EARTH3
BISC 1010FOUNDATIONS OF BIOLOGY3
BISC 1401INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY I4
BISC 1403INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I3
NSCI 1403GENERAL BIOLOGY LECTURE I3
NSCI 1423CONCEPTS IN BIOLOGY LECTURE I3

4. Three elective courses.

Any course below with the ENST attribute code may apply toward this requirement, as well as ENST 3000 ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH METHODS and ENST 4000 SENIOR THESIS.

Course Title Credits
AFAM 4147FOOD AND GLOBALIZATION4
ANTH 2700YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT: THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF FOOD4
ANTH 3380HAZARDS, DISASTERS, AND HUMAN EXPERIENCE4
ANTH 4373ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN SURVIVAL4
ANTH 4722PRIMATE ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION4
ARHI 4555ART AND ECOLOGY4
BISC 1002ECOLOGY: A HUMAN APPROACH3
BISC 2561ECOLOGY3
BISC 5511CONSERVATION LAW AND POLICY3
CHEM 1109CHEMISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT3
COMC 4222MEDIA AND THE ENVIRONMENT4
ECON 1200BASIC MICROECONOMICS3
ECON 3430ST: SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS4
ECON 3840ENVIRONMENTAL-ECONOMIC POLICY4
ECON 3850ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS4
ENGL 3424ROMANTICS AND THEIR WORLD4
ENGL 3632POSTMODERN FICTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE4
ENGL 3633THE ENLIGHTENED EARTH: AMERICAN LIT & CULTURE AFTER 19454
ENGL 3916ANIMALS IN LITERATURE4
ENGL 4147FOOD AND GLOBALIZATION4
ENGL 5104NATURAL HISTORY AND ECOLOGY3
ENVS 3000ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE3
HIST 3538THE GOOD EARTH?4
HIST 3990NORTH AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY4
HIST 3991THE AMERICAN INDIAN4
HIST 3992CAPITALISM4
HIST 3993ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY: NEW YORK CITY4
HIST 3994HISTORY OF CLIMATE CHANGE4
HIST 3998PEOPLE AND OTHER ANIMALS IN HISTORY4
HIST 5730HISTORY OF CAPITALISM4
HUST 2001INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL HEALTH4
INST 3100THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT4
MGBU 3430SPECIAL TOPIC: SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS3
NSCI 1020PHYSICAL SCIENCE: TODAY'S WORLD3
NSCI 1040PEOPLE AND THE LIVING ENVIRONMENT3
NSCI 2010GLOBAL ECOLOGY LECTURE3
NSCI 2060ENVIRONMENT: SCIENCE, LAW, AND POLICY3
NSCI 2142PALEOECOLOGY LECTURE3
NSCI 2842PALEOECOLOGY LAB2
PHIL 3109ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS4
PHIL 3712GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT AND JUSTICE4
PHIL 3722NATIVE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY4
PHIL 3990ENVIRONMENTAL WORLDVIEWS AND ETHICS4
PHIL 4302ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY & ETHICS4
PHIL 4409ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS4
PHYS 1203ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSICS3
POSC 3131POLITICS, URBAN HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENT4
POSC 3307ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS4
PSYC 3340URBAN PSYCHOLOGY4
SOCI 3142ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY4
SOCI 3145ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY4
THEO 4008RELIGION AND ECOLOGY4
THEO 4520ANIMALS, ANGELS, AND ALIENS: BEYOND THE HUMAN IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT3
URST 5066URBAN HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT3
URST 5070Environmental History of the American City3
VART 2050DESIGNING THE CITY4
VART 2055ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN4
VART 2070ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I4
VART 3055ECOLOGY FOR DESIGNERS4
VART 3056URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN4