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Sustainability Minor

Choosing a minor field of study is optional. A minimum of 15 semester hours of separate identifiable semester credits must be earned for each minor that is declared. The same course may not be used in a major and a minor or among multiple minors unless the course is a required course (not part of a “select” area) in both the major and the minor or among multiple minors.


  • ES 161 Environmental Science (3 credits)
  • ES 220 Soil and Water Conservation (3 credits)
  • ES 340 Environmental Policy (3 credits)
  • ES 410 Regional Sustainability (3 credits)
  • GEOG 356 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)

Plus One of the following (3 credits)

  • PHIL 150 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics

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