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  Jul 25, 2017
 
 
    
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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Studies Minor


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General Program Information


Box 70683
Phone: (423) 439-6679

Web Address:
http://www.etsu.edu/environmentalstudies/

Dr. Kevin O’Donnell, Director
313 Burleson Hall
odonnell@etsu.edu

Students in the Environmental Studies Minor will study the social, political, and ethical implications of environmental problems and solutions. This interdisciplinary minor combines perspectives from the natural and physical sciences with perspectives from the social sciences and humanities.

This minor emphasizes service-learning and field experience, and it offers a regional focus. A number of the courses focus on the environment in the Appalachian Region, within a national and global context.

The Environmental Studies Minor, combined with training in a traditional discipline, will help prepare students for graduate study and careers in business, public health, public policy and administration, environmental law, environmental writing, and more.

The Environmental Studies Minor requires the completion of 21 hours of coursework as follows:

Environmental Studies Minor: 21 Credit Hours


A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 semester credit hours of which at least 9 hours must be at the 3000-level or above.

 

Electives: 15 Credit Hours


Note:


ENGL 3040  and SRVL 1020  count towards the Environmental Studies minor only when the topic or project focuses on environmental issues.

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