The environmental studies minor provides an cross disciplinary education engaging socio-cultural, scientific and technical issues raised by the oft-conflicting needs and desires of globally interacting societies. Designed to complement any major, the goals of the environmental studies minor include:
to help undergraduates develop an awareness of the cultural, political and scientific aspects of the world's environmental problems.
to better prepare students for further study at the graduate or professional school level and careers in the expanding field of environmental professions.
The minimum requirement for a minor in environmental studies is 24 credit hours taken from four specified categories.