This new minor merges previous minors in Geology and in Environmental Earth Science.
The Earth and Environmental Sciences minor provides a broad overview of basic geoscience concepts that may be beneficial to students with majors or interests in the following: anthropology, business, chemistry, communications, ecology and evolution, economics, K-12 education, environmental law, environmental studies, history, public health, physics, political science, or other liberal arts or science and engineering fields.
Course requirements for the Earth and Environmental Sciences minor are outlined below:
|One Introductory Course|
|Any introductory EENS course with lab||4|
and Planet Earth Lab
|Earth as a Living Planet|
and Earth as a Living Planet Lab
|Earth & Life Through Time|
and Earth & Life Through Time Lab
|One Course Course||3-4|
|Shaping the Earth's Surface|
|How to Build a Habitable Planet|
|Climate and Extinction|
|Four EENS courses at or above the 2000-level. 1||12-16|
|A minimum of one EENS elective course at the 3000-level or above||3-4|
|Total Credit Hours||22-28|
Choose electives from the either track of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Major.