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The Minor In Environmental Studies

Course Requirements for the Minor: 24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

SOCIAL POLICY CORE: 12 units

4 courses required:

GEOG    104    Environmental Issues    3.0    FS *

ECON    165    Environmental Economics    3.0    FS

POLS    261    Environmental Politics/Admin    3.0    SP

SOSC    240    Environ Studies Capstone Sem    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

SCIENCE CORE

6-8 units selected from:

BIOL    134    Conservation Ecology    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: BIOL 001 or equivalent.

CHEM    027    Gen Chem for Applied Sciences    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Intermediate Algebra.

CHEM    037    General Chemistry    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Second-year high school algebra; one year high school chemistry or CHEM 016. (One year of high school physics and one year of high school mathematics past Algebra II are recommended.)

GEOS    130    Environmental Science    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: One course from Breadth Area B1 and one course from Breadth Area B2 of the General Education requirements.

APPLICATIONS

NOTE: You must select at least two courses from one of the following three categories.

4-6 units selected from:

Natural Resources

GEOG    226    Water Resource Development    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: GEOG 104 or equivalent.

GEOS    140    Environmental Geology    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: One course from Breadth Area B1 and one course from Breadth Area B2 of General Education requirements.

GEOS    170    Energy in the Human Environment    3.0    SP *

Prerequisites: One course from Breadth Area B1.

GEOS    230    Environmental Systems Modeling I    3.0    F2

Prerequisites: CHEM 038; GEOS 130 or faculty permission; MATH 007A; either PHYS 002B or PHYS 004C.

GEOS    260    Water Resources Management    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing; GEOS 130 or GEOS 180.

PSSC    100    Food Forever    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as INST 105 which may be substituted.

RECR    110    Natural Resource/Inform Citizen    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

SOSC    189    Social Science Internship    1.0-3.0    FS

This course is the same as GEOG 189 which may be substituted.

Note: Requires prior approval of the Environmental Studies coordinator.

Nature, Society, and Human Values

ANTH    223    Human Behavioral Ecology    3.0    Inq

ANTH    235    Medical Anthropology    3.0    Inq

BIOL    116    Science and Human Values    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: BIOL 001 or BIOL 008.

This course is the same as PHIL 116 which may be substituted.

GEOG    205    Nature and Society    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: GEOG 001 and GEOG 002 or equivalents.

GEOG    235    Historical Geography North Amer    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: faculty permission.

This course is the same as AMST 235 which may be substituted.

HIST    150    American Environment    3.0    SP *Eth

PHIL    146    Environmental Ethics    3.0    FS *

RECR    251    Methods/Materials for Environ Ed    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 142 or GEOS 030 or equivalent or faculty permission.

This course is the same as EDCI 251 which may be substituted.

R S    149    Cross-Cultural Environ Ethics    3.0    FS *

SOSC    189    Social Science Internship    1.0-3.0    FS

This course is the same as GEOG 189 which may be substituted.

Note: Requires prior approval of the Environmental Studies coordinator.

Law, Policy, and the Environment

ANTH    237    Anthropology/Development Issues    3.0    Inq

ANTH    287    Heritage Resource Planning    3.0    Inq

ECON    155    Economics of Gov Regulations    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ECON 003.

GEOG    223    Planning Methods    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: GEOG 115, GEOG 120.

GEOG    227    Environmental Impact Analysis    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: GEOG 120 or equivalent.

HCSV    162    Environmental Health    3.0    FS

POLS    268    Planning Law    3.0    SP

POLS    289K    Internship in Public Law    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: faculty permission.

SOCI    145    Environmental Sociology    3.0    FA

SOSC    170    Methods of Conflict Resolution    3.0    FS

SOSC    189    Social Science Internship    1.0-3.0    FS

This course is the same as GEOG 189 which may be substituted.

Note: Enrollment in POLS 289K and SOSC 189 requires the prior approval of the Environmental Studies coordinator.