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Environmental Science Minor

Degree Check Sheet 2018-19

Degree Check Sheet 2017-18

 

A grade of “D” or better is required for courses in this program to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

 

Required Courses

ENV 1200 – Introduction to Environmental Science Credits: 3

ENV 4960 – Global Environmental Challenges Credits: 3
OR
ENV 4970 – Environmental Field Studies Credits: 3

Subtotal: 6 credits

 

Natural Science Electives

Select at least 4 semester hours from the following courses:

BIO 1080 – General Biology I Credits: 3
BIO 1090 – General Biology Laboratory I Credits: 1
CHE 1800 – General Chemistry I Credits: 4
GEL 1010 – Physical Geology Credits: 4
GEG 1100 – Introduction to Physical Geography Credits: 3
GEL 1510 – Geology of Red Rocks Park and Vicinity Credits: 1
MTR 1400 – Weather and Climate Credits: 3
AND
MTR 2020 – Weather and Climate Lab for Scientists Credits: 1

Subtotal: 4 credits

 

Environmental Science Electives

Select at least 12 semester hours from the following courses:

ENV 3400 – Water Resources Credits: 3
ENV 3700 – Mountain Environments Credits: 3
ENV 3710 – Environmental Remediation Credits: 3
ENV 3720 – Waste Management Credits: 3
ENV 3730 – Environmental Risk Assessment Credits: 3
ENV 3740 – Environmental Health Credits: 3
ENV 4010 – Environmental Hazards and GIS Credits: 3
ENV 4200 – Environmental Policy and Planning Credits: 3
ENV 4420 – Wetlands Credits: 3
ENV 4500 – Environmental Biogeochemistry Credits: 3
ENV 4980 – Global Environmental Field Problems: Variable Topics
ENV 4990 – Topics in Environmental Science: Variable Topics

Subtotal: 12 credits
Total for Environmental Science Minor: 22 credits

Updated 9/17/17. For the most updated version, please search in the undergraduate catalog.