Minor in Environmental Studies (18 cr)

The minor in environmental studies is a coordinated, interdisciplinary program designed to enhance your awareness of major environmental concepts, acquaint you with areas where environmental issues are related to other disciplines, and increase your awareness of ways people affect the biosphere.

The minor in environmental studies requires completion, with a C or better, of 18 credit hours including the core courses below. The program requires 18 credit hours including at least 6 credit hours at the 200 level or above. It must include courses from at least one division other than Natural Science and Mathematics.

At least 8 credit hours of the minor must be completed at IU East.

Course Requirements (18 credit hours)

Core Courses (15 cr)

(Either the Geology or Chemistry must include lab)

Additional Courses

  • Choose from the following to total 18 credits:
    • ECON-E 103 Microeconomics
    • GEOG-G 110 Introduction to Human Geography
    • GEOL-G 111 Physical Geology
    • GEOL-G 112 Historical Geology
    • GEOL-G 210 Oceanography
    • CHEM-C 303 Environmental Chemistry
    • CHEM-C 333 Experimental Environmental Chemistry
    • SPEA-V 262 Environment: Problems and Prospects


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