Environmental Studies

Requirements for the Minor in Environmental Studies

The minor requires successful completion of the following:

ENST 101Introduction to Environmental Studies4
Select two of the following humanities/social science courses:8
Ecological Anthropology
Place, Ritual and Belief
Archaeology of the Cumberland Plateau
North American Archaeology
Field School in Archaeology
Environmental Archaeology
Archaeological Resource Management and Policy
The Lens and the Landscape: Documentary Studies and the Environment
Sustainable Structures
Environmental Economics
Introduction to Environmental Education
Poetry, Nature, and Contemplation
American Environmental Literature
Walking the Land
Introduction to Environmental Studies
Readings in Island Ecology
Foundations of Food and Agriculture
Sustainability and Global Environmental Change Seminar
Sustainability and Global Environmental Change Field Studies
Fundamentals of GIS
Ecosystem Services
Advanced Applications of GIS
Environmental Policy and Law
Environmental Land-Use Policy
Environmental Arts and Humanities Capstone
Independent Study
Water Resource Policy and Law
Environmental History
History of Southern Appalachia
Music of the Birds and Bees: Music and Nature
Environmental Ethics
Political Theory of the Environment
International Environmental Policy
Religion and Animals
Religious Environmentalism
Religion and Ecology
Buddhism and the Environment
Environmentalism and Ecocide in Russian Literature and Culture
Food, Agriculture, and Social Justice in Southern Appalachia and Beyond
Latin American Literature and the Environment
Select two of the following natural science courses:8
Field Investigations in Biology
Ornithology (Lab)
Advanced Conservation Biology
Ecology (Lab)
Biodiversity: Pattern and Process (Lab)
Environmental Physiology of Plants (Lab)
Human Health and the Environment (Lab)
Rainforests and Coral Reefs
Cave Biology
Plant Evolution and Systematics (Lab)
Microbiology (Lab)
Freshwater Conservation
Ecological Integrity in Agriculture
Island Ecology (Lab)
Introduction to Forestry (Lab)
Forest Wildlife Management
Dendrology (Lab)
Tropical Forest Ecology and Management
Fisheries Ecology and Management (Lab)
Urban Forest Management
Forests: Food, Medicine, and More
Forest and Watershed Restoration (Lab)
Soils (Lab)
Forest Ecology (Lab)
Silviculture (Lab)
Hydrology (Lab)
Natural Resource Management and Decisions
Physical Geology (Lab)
Historical Geology (Lab)
Earth Systems and Climate Change
Soils (Lab)
Economic Geological Resources (Lab)
Hydrology (Lab)
Select one additional course from the previous two lists4
Total Semester Hours24