Environmental Sciences Minor

Also available via Ecampus.

Courses taken in the "Humans and the Environment" section of the Environmental Sciences minor must be unique to the minor and cannot be used to satisfy major or other minor requirements. Course substitutions must be selected in consultation with an environmental sciences advisor. Substitutions must cover material in the same course category (natural environmental systems or humans and the environment) at a similar or higher level. Credits must sum to a minimum of 27.

Natural Environmental Systems Core
PRINCIPLES OF CLIMATE: PHYSICS OF CLIMATE AND CLIMATE CHANGE
^CLIMATOLOGY
BI 370ECOLOGY3
or FES 341 FOREST ECOLOGY
Select one of the following:3-4
*EARTH SYSTEMS SCIENCE
*ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY
SOIL SCIENCE
*WORLD SOIL RESOURCES
Select one of the following:3-4
*OCEANOGRAPHY
FRESHWATER ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION
HYDROGEOLOGY
*INTRODUCTION TO WATER SCIENCE AND POLICY
Humans and the Environment
Select at least one course in each of the following five categories to bring the total number of credits to 27 or more
Economics
Select at least one course from the following:3-4
*INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
*INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
*INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
Environmental Law and Policy
Select at least one course from the following:3-4
*ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, POLICY, AND ECONOMICS
*NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS AND POLICY
*ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
*ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
NATURAL RESOURCE POLICY AND LAW
FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE LAW AND POLICY
ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS AND POLICY
*SCIENCE AND POLITICS
INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS AND POLICY
*POPULATION TRENDS AND POLICY
Ethics and Environmental Ethics
Select at least one course from the following:3-4
*NATURAL RESOURCES AND COMMUNITY VALUES
*TECHNOLOGY, ENERGY, AND RISK
*GENES AND CHEMICALS IN AGRICULTURE: VALUE AND RISK
*GENES AND CHEMICALS IN AGRICULTURE: VALUE AND RISK
*CONSENSUS AND NATURAL RESOURCES
*MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES IN NATURAL RESOURCES
*ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
*SCIENTIFIC REASONING
PHILOSOPHY OF NATURE
*WORLD VIEWS AND ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES
NATIVE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHIES
NATIVE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHIES
ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICAL THEORY
*SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIAL CONTEXT
*ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY
*SOCIETY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
*WOMEN AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Human Environment
Select at least one course from the following:3-4
*ECOSYSTEM SCIENCE OF PACIFIC NW INDIANS
*HUMAN IMPACTS ON ECOSYSTEMS
*HUMAN ECOLOGY
*^ENVIRONMENTAL CASE STUDIES
*GLOBAL CRISES IN RESOURCE ECOLOGY
*ECOLOGY AND HISTORY: LANDSCAPES OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN
*GLOBAL CHANGE AND EARTH SCIENCES
*SUSTAINABILITY FOR THE COMMON GOOD
*ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES
*WORLD SOIL RESOURCES
*BIODIVERSITY: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES, AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Management
Select at least one course from the following:3-4
MANAGEMENT FOR MULTIPLE RESOURCE VALUES
*ISSUES IN NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION
ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION
ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION
TOPICS IN WILDLAND FIRE
PRINCIPLES OF FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES OF PACIFIC SALMON IN THE NORTHWEST
INTEGRATED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
^WILDLIFE IN AGRICULTURAL ECOSYSTEMS
MARINE CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
WETLANDS AND RIPARIAN ECOLOGY
*MINERALS, ENERGY, WATER, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
GLOBAL RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT
WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
INTERNATIONAL WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
LAND USE IN THE AMERICAN WEST
SUSTAINABLE SITE PLANNING
URBAN FORESTRY
URBAN FORESTRY
NATURAL RESOURCE DECISION MAKING
*ENERGY ALTERNATIVES
RANGELAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
DESERT WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
WILDLAND RESTORATION AND ECOLOGY
RANGELAND MANAGEMENT PLANNING
Total Hours24-31

Minor Code: 758