Academic Catalog

Society and the Environment Minor

The Society and the Environment minor provides students with a fundamental understanding of the impact of humans on the environment through exposure to principles of ecology and related sciences, as well as insights derived from a variety of social science and humanities disciplines.

The Society and Environment minor requires a minimum of 18 credits.

Required Courses6-7
Introduction to Environmental Science
World Environmental History since 1900
Elective courses (select four from the following list)12-14
Biology and Culture
Ecology and the Environment
Environmental Economics
Environmental Writing: Writing about Texts
Air and Water in Environmental Systems
Environmental Health
Environmental Ethics
Environmental Policy and Politics
Sociology of the Environment
Sustainable Cities
Cities and Food
Introduction to Urban Studies
Total Credits18-21
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