The Environmental Studies minor is designed to offer students a sound foundation in the scientific, political, and cultural approaches to studying the environment. Students electing the Environmental Studies minor may study in a broad range of subject areas, including sociology, economics, philosophy and political science.
Students electing the Environmental Studies minor must take 21 credits. These 21 credits include two required core courses and any combination of elective courses chosen among the approved list for the environmental studies minor. At least nine credits should not be duplicated with the course work taken towards the student's major. In addition, a minimum of twelve units must be at the upper division level.