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Environment and Natural Resources Minor

College of Food, Agri & Natural Resource Sciences
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
  • Students will no longer be accepted into this program after Spring 2008. Program requirements below are for current students only.
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2012
  • Required credits in this minor: 16
The environment and natural resources minor provides students in programs such as biology, education, journalism, political science, and others with the basic understanding to recognize, evaluate, and develop solutions to a range of environmental problems. Students interested in the minor should contact Student Services in 190 Coffey Hall.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Minor Core
Take 2 or more course(s) from the following:
· ESPM 1011 - Issues in the Environment [ENV] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3607 - Natural Resources Consumption and Sustainability [GP] (3.0 cr)
· FW 2001W - Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology [ENV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· SOIL 2125 - Basic Soil Science [PHYS, ENV] (4.0 cr)
· BIOL 3407 - Ecology (3.0 cr)
or EEB 3001 - Ecology and Society [ENV] (3.0 cr)
or FNRM 3104 - Forest Ecology (4.0 cr)
Focus for ENR Minor
Environmental Management and Policy
Take 10 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ESPM 3002 - Colloquium: Exotic Plants and Animals (1.0 cr)
· ESPM 3011W - Ethics in Natural Resources [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3021 {Inactive} [ENVT] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3101 - Conservation of Plant Biodiversity (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3202W - Environmental Conflict Management, Leadership, and Planning [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3211 - Survey, Measurement, and Modeling for Environmental Analysis (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3241W - Natural Resource and Environmental Policy [SOCS, CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3245 - Sustainable Land Use Planning and Policy [ENV] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3261 - Economics and Natural Resources Management [SOCS, ENV] (4.0 cr)
· ESPM 3601 - Sustainable Housing--Community, Environment, and Technology [TS] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 4061W - Water Quality and Natural Resources [ENV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 4195W {Inactive} [WI] (4.0 cr)
· ESPM 4295W - GIS in Environmental Science and Management [WI] (4.0 cr)
· ESPM 4811 - Environmental Interpretation (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 5601 - Principles of Waste Management (3.0 cr)
· FNRM 3131 - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for Natural Resources [TS] (4.0 cr)
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Environmental Science
Take 10 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ESPM 3221 - Soil Conservation and Land-Use Management (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3612W - Soil and Environmental Biology [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 4216 - Contaminant Hydrology (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 4601 - Soils and Pollution (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 5555 - Wetland Soils (3.0 cr)
· EEB 4611 - Biogeochemical Processes (3.0 cr)
· ENT 3925 - Insects, Aquatic Habitats, and Pollution (3.0 cr)
· ENT 5241 - Ecological Risk Assessment (3.0 cr)
· FNRM 3114 - Hydrology and Watershed Management (3.0 cr)
· FNRM 3131 - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for Natural Resources [TS] (4.0 cr)
· PLPA 3002 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· SOIL 3416 - Plant Nutrients in the Environment (3.0 cr)
 
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