College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences2021-2022
School of Earth and Sustainability
Environmental Sciences, Minor
What Can I Do with a Minor in Environmental Sciences?
You will study ecosystems and the ways humans interact with them using the perspectives of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. You will work extensively with full-time professors who have practical experience in the environmental sciences. You'll have many opportunities for field study and research; undergraduate students are included in all research projects. You will learn to solve environmental problems and prepare for a career in research, industry, education, government, or public service.
A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
Please note that students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.
|Minimum Units for Completion||22|
|Highest Mathematics Required||MAT 108|
Take the following 22 units with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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