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Environment and Sustainability Minor

Geography, Urban, Environmental & Sustain Studies
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2015
  • Required credits in this minor: 24
The environment and sustainability minor complements any degree program concerned with the natural world and social world and how one impacts the other. The focus is the impact of humans on the environment. The minor augments degrees in anthropology, biology, education, environmental education, geography, geology, law, philosophy, political science, and sociology.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Environment and Sustainability Core (15 cr)
ES 1001 - Introductory Seminar (2.0 cr)
ES 2803 - Issues in Global Ecology [LE CAT5, LEIP CAT05, SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
ES 3100 - Sustainable Food Systems [SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
ES 3500 - Ecological Economics (3.0 cr)
ES 4010 - Seminar (4.0 cr)
Electives (9 cr)
Students propose at least three different elective courses above the 2xxx level. Courses already taken may or may not be accepted. One proposed course can be applicable to another field of study. Student must consult with an ES adviser before selecting their elective courses.
Take 3 or more course(s) totaling at most 9 credit(s) from the following:
See the ES website for the proposal form: http://www.d.umn.edu/geog/ES/main/about.php
· (Student proposes courses)
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