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Environmental Earth Science Minor

The Department Earth & Environmental Sciences (EENS) offers this environmental science minor, which provides students with broad exposure to the integrated earth system and environmental problems. Students minoring in environmental earth science may elect to broaden their background in environmental issues by completing a major in  environmental studies in the School of Liberal Arts. Course requirements for the environmental earth science minor are given below:

Course requirements for the environmental science minor are given below:

I. Foundational Course

  • EENS 1300 - Earth as a Living Planet with EENS 1305 Earth as a Living Planet Laboratory

II. Two Courses from the following list:

  • EENS 2070 – Weather & Climate
  • EENS 2080 – Severe Weather
  • EENS 2090 – Surface Water Hydrology
  • EENS 2230 – Oceanography

III. Electives (three courses)

Any three EENS courses at or above the 3000 level. COLQ 4120 - The Grand Canyon - is also an approved elective.