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Students completing the minor in Environmental Studies will be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge of the selected scientific and policy concepts underlying these foundational knowledge content areas:

  • Global Climate Change
  • Energy Resources
  • Pollution of Air, Water, and Soil
  • Ecology and BioDiversity
  • Resource Depletion (Water, Soil, Minerals)
  • Consumerism
  • Governance Structures
  • Political Economy of Environmental Issues
  • Policy-making/Decision-making Processes
  • Environmental Psychology/Human Behavior
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Environmental Art and Literature

Indentify existing information relevant to environmental issues.
Critically examine the connection between personal value systems and the ethical aspects associated with important environmental issues.