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2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
Grand Valley State University
  Feb 24, 2018
2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Environmental Studies Minor

For additional information about opportunities your college offers, please refer to the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies  section in this catalog.

Students enrolled in an environmental studies major will explore multiple dimensions on human-environmental interactions: sociocultural, scientific, technological, political, and economic. They will also develop an understanding of sustainability concepts, acquire experience in interdisciplinary collaboration, and become familiar with basic field research focused on local environmental issues.

Requirements for a Minor in Environmental Studies:

The environmental studies minor will require a minimum of 21 credit hours including the following courses:

B. One course from each of the following categories (9 Credits):

C. Electives (6 Credits)

Any two upper-level electives (300 or above) from two different disciplines from the list of all environmental studies electives (socio-cultural, physical and life science, and political and economic) listed previously.

  (up to 5 credit hours) can be taken as one of the two upper-level electives.

Environmental Studies Program Description

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