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

CourseTitleCredits
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.

CourseTitleCredits
ENST 1000INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES3

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

CourseTitleCredits
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.

CourseTitleCredits
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.

CourseTitleCredits
AFAM 4147FOOD AND GLOBALIZATION4
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 1100BASIC MACROECONOMICS3
ECON 1200BASIC MICROECONOMICS3
ECON 3385ECONOMICS OF ENERGY4
ECON 3430ST: SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS4
ECON 3840ENVIRONMENTAL-ECONOMIC POLICY4
ECON 3850ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS4
ENGL 3632POSTMODERN FICTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE4
ENGL 4147FOOD AND GLOBALIZATION4
ENGL 5104NATURAL HISTORY AND ECOLOGY3
HIST 3772HUDSON RIVER4
HIST 3990NORTH AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY4
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 2011GLOBAL ECOLOGY 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 2607SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AND STATISTICS4
SOCI 2650BASIC RESEARCH METHODS4
SOCI 2851METHODS SOCIAL RESEARCH II4
SOCI 3145ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY4
SOCI 4902INTERNSHIP SEMINAR: COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS4
SYMP 1000NUTRITION ESSENTIALS1
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 2085SUSTAINABLE NEW YORK3
VART 3055ECOLOGY FOR DESIGNERS4
VART 3056URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN4