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Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor (ESSN)

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This minor is offered to students who seek insight into the nature of the environment and into the complexity of environmental problems, but who do not have time to be a major.

Academic Standards

Students in this program must earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses counted toward their major. A minimum of 18 hours is required.

Entry Options (4 hours minimum)


The remaining 14-15 hours will be completed by choosing not more than one elective course in each of the domains listed below. One of these elective courses must be completed in either the Biological or Physical Science domain.

Physical Science Domain (3 hours)

Biological Science Domain (3 hours)

Historical Domain (3 hours)

Cultural and Societal Domain (3 hours)

Environmental Thought Domain (3 hours)

Policy Domain (4 hours)


Students are urged to see a Program advisor early in their course work.

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