The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Environmental Studies, Minor

 

Minor Requirements – 18 Hours Minimum

Environmental Studies Core – 3 hours

ENST 1301Introduction to Environmental Studies

3

Environmental Studies Electives – 15 hours

Environmental Science: 4-8 hours

Choose from:
ENVR 1401Introduction to Environmental Science I

4

ENVR 1402Introduction to Environmental Science II

4

GEOL 1403Physical Geology

4

 

CHEM 1311General Chemistry I

3

And

CHEM 1111General Chemistry I Lab

1

 

BIOL 3420Environmental Biology

4

ENVR 4302Environmental Impact Analysis

3

ENVR 4301Environmental Regulations

3

GEOL 4302Environmental Geology

3

Environmental Studies: 9-12 hours

Choose 9 to 12 hours of Environmental Studies courses from:
ENST 4380Environmental Studies Directed Research

3

ENST 4390Environmental Studies Internship

3

PHIL 2328Environmental Ethics

3

HIST 3302World Environmental History

3

ENVR 3302Environmental Ethics

3

ENVR 3304Sustainable Development

3

SOCI 3312Environmental Sociology

3

PHIL 3352/RELS 3352Religion, Spirituality, Ecology

3

POLS 4356U.S. Environmental Policy

3

HIST 3335American Environmental History

3

ANTH 4314Environmental Anthropology

3

CRIJ 4316Environmental Crime and Justice

3

MGMT 4362Business and Sustainability

3

ELEE 4373Renewable Energy

3

MECE 4360Solar Energy

3

The following courses are allowable when topic is Environmental Studies:
SOCW 3333Special Topics in Social Work Issues

3

PAFF 4363Special Topics

3

PAFF 4363Special Topics

3

Note: only one course in ENST 4380 or ENST 4390 can be used to fulfill requirements.