Environmental Studies Minor

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Select one course from each subject area. Electives must be approved in advance by an advisor for the minor.

Biology and ecology
Select from the following:4
Environmental Biology and Conservation
Wildlife Conservation Biology
Wildlife Ecology
Principles of Conservation Biology
Natural Resource Ecology and Habitat Management
Earth science
Select from the following:3-4
Introduction to Earth Science
Soil Erosion and Water Conservation
Physical Geography
Introduction to Geology
Introduction to Meteorology
Introduction to Atmospheric Physics
Physical Oceanography
Energy and pollution
Select from the following:3-4
Energy for a Sustainable Society
Environmental Chemistry: Water Pollution
Introduction to Air Pollution
Environmental Quality Control
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Physics of Energy
Energy, Society and the Environment
Social, political, economic, and ethical issues
Select from the following:3-4
Environmental Law
Environmental Economics
Climate and Humanity
Values and Technology
Environmental Ethics
World Food Systems
Environmental and Wilderness Education
Environmental planning, management, and sustainability
Select from the following:3-4
Organic Agriculture
Cal Poly Land: Nature, Technology, and Society
Holistic Management
Principles of Range Management
Introduction to Environmental Planning
Sustainable Environments
Human Impact on the Earth
Geography of Resource Utilization
Environmental Management
Sustainability in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
Approved Elective
Choose one additional 300-400 level course from the above lists.4
Capstone Course
AG/EDES/ENGR/ISLA/SCM/UNIV 350The Global Environment4
Total units24-28