2016-2017 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Environmental Studies Minor 16+ credits

This minor offers students the opportunity to explore environmental issues from a multidisciplinary approach. A total of 12 credits beyond general education are required. Several courses with significant field-based learning experiences, in addition to laboratory courses, exist. This minor is a good choice for anyone wanting to broaden and deepen their knowledge of environmental studies and whose career choices involve decisions around environmental issues.

Requirements

Required Core (3 Credits):

CNSCI 2100Humans and the Environment

3

Choose ONE (4 Credits):

CBIOL 1101Biology with Lab

4

CPHYS 1308General Chemistry I with Lab

4

CPHYS 1104Earth Science and Planetary Geology with Lab

4

Choose THREE (9+ Credits):

Choose three additional courses listed in Categories A and B, one of which must be at the 3000 level, and two of which must be from Category B (Social Science).

Category A–Natural Science

CBIOL 2100Introduction to Marine Mammals (Marine Studies Consortium course)

3

CBIOL 2202Genetics and Ethics

3

CBIOL 2505Ecology with Lab

4

CBIOL 3210Evolution and the History of Life

3

CBIOL 3250Marine Biology (Marine Studies Consortium course)

3

CBIOL 3300Infectious Diseases

3

CBIOL 3xxxEpidemiology

3

CBIOL 4100Biology of Whales (Marine Studies Consortium course)

3

CBIOL 4110Biology of Fishes (Marine Studies Consortium Course)

3

CNSCI 2120Field Experiences in Tropical Ecology

3

CNSCI 2140Coastal Zone Management (Marine Studies Consortium Course)

3

CNSCI 2210Water Resources Planning and Management

3

CNSCI 3102Science and Ethics of Gardening (Fall and Spring)

1.5

CNSCI 3500New England Field Studies

3

CNSCI 4200Wetlands: Ecology, Hydrology, Restoration (Marine Studies Consortium Course)

3

CPHYS 1104Earth Science and Planetary Geology with Lab

4

CPHYS 1308General Chemistry I with Lab

4

CPHYS 2104Meteorology

3

CPHYS 2106Oceanography

3

CPHYS 2510Astronomy

3

CPHYS 3010Our Changing Climate

3

CPHYS 3020Sediments: The Language of the Earth

3

CPHYS 4104Physical Geology: A New England Perspective

3

Category B–Social Science:

CECON 1101Introduction to Economics

3

CGEOG 1001World Geography

3

CGLST 2200Introduction to Globalization

3

CHLTH 3400Health in the Developing World

3

CPOLS 1101Introduction to Political Science

3

CPOLS 3131Perspectives on International Relations

3

CSOCL 3436Cities and Urban Life

3