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Integrated Program in the Environment

Minor in Environmental Science

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements ENVSCIMIN

Requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Introductory Course. One (1) course:
    • EAS-E 105 Earth: Our Habitable Planet
    • GEOG-G 107 Physical Systems of the Environment
    • GEOG-G 208 Environment and Society
    • SPEA-E 272 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
  2. Advanced Electives. Three (3) courses:
    • BIOL-B 300 Vascular Plants
    • BIOL-B 351 Fungi
    • BIOL-B 364 Summer Flowering Plants
    • BIOL-L 307
    • BIOL-L 311 Genetics
    • BIOL-L 318 Evolution
    • BIOL-L 319 Genetics Laboratory
    • BIOL-L 326 Biodiverse-City. The Art and Science of Green Infrastructure
    • BIOL-L 328 Disease Ecology and Evolution
    • BIOL-L 350 Environmental Biology
    • BIOL-L 376 Biology of Birds
    • BIOL-L 402 Ecosystem Ecology and Global Change
    • BIOL-L 472 Microbiomes: Host and Environmental Health
    • BIOL-L 473 Ecology
    • BIOL-L 474 Field and Laboratory Ecology
    • BIOL-M 315 Microbiology Laboratory
    • BIOL-M 465 Environmental Microbiology Laboratory
    • BIOL-Z 373 Entomology
    • BIOL-Z 374
    • BIOL-Z 406 Vertebrate Zoology
    • BIOL-Z 476 Biology of Fishes
    • CHEM-A 314 Biological and Environmental Chemical Analysis
    • CHEM-A 315 Chemical Measurements Laboratory
    • CHEM-A 316 Bioanalytical Chemistry Laboratory
    • CHEM-C 317 Equilibria and Electrochemistry
    • CHEM-C 318 Spectrochemistry and Separations
    • EAS-A 315 Climate Engineering
    • EAS-A 332 Atmospheric Thermodynamics & Cloud Processes
    • EAS-A 339 Weather Analysis and Forecasting
    • EAS-A 347 Instrumentation for Atmospheric Science
    • EAS-A 364 Atmospheric Dynamics I
    • EAS-A 437 Advanced Synoptic Meteorology and Climatology
    • EAS-A 474 Topics in Atmospheric Science
    • EAS-A 476 Climate Change Science
    • EAS-A 410
    • EAS-E 316 Mineral Fuels and Materials
    • EAS-E 330 Human Impacts on Earth Systems: Quantifying Impacts, Designing Solutions
    • EAS-E 333 Sedimentation and Tectonics
    • EAS-E 334 Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
    • EAS-E 341
    • EAS-E 351 Elements of Hydrology
    • EAS-E 406
    • EAS-E 411 Invertebrate Paleontology
    • EAS-E 412 Introduction to Vertebrate Paleontology
    • EAS-E 415 Principles of Geomorphology
    • EAS-E 423 Methods in Applied Geophysics
    • EAS-E 444 Methods in Analytical Geochemistry
    • EAS-E 451 Principles of Hydrogeology
    • EAS-E 488 Paleoclimatology: A Geological Record of Earth's Climate History
    • EAS-E 488 Paleoclimatology: A Geological Record of Earth's Climate History
    • EAS-X 329 Introductory Field Experience in Environmental Science
    • EAS-X 420 Regional Geology Field Trip
    • EAS-X 429 Field Geology in the Rocky Mountains
    • GEOG-G 304 Physical Meteorology and Climatology
    • GEOG-G 307 Biogeography: The Distribution of Life
    • GEOG-G 315 Environmental Conservation
    • GEOG-G 336 Environmental Remote Sensing
    • One (1) of the following:
      • GEOG-G 338 Geographic Information Systems
      • SPEA-E 418 VECTOR-BASED GIS
    • GEOG-G 341 Ecological Restoration: Science, Politics, and Ethics
    • GEOG-G 350
    • GEOG-G 368 Water in the Midwest
    • GEOG-G 405 Ecological Climatology
    • GEOG-G 407
    • GEOG-G 436
    • GEOG-G 438 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
    • GEOG-G 444 Climate Change Impacts
    • GEOG-G 451 Physical Hydrology
    • GEOG-G 452 Tree-Ring Science
    • GEOG-G 453 Water and Society
    • GEOG-G 481 Terrestrial Ecosystem Modeling
    • GEOG-G 485 Geospatial Programming
    • GEOG-G 485 Geospatial Programming
    • GEOG-G 488 Applied Spatial Statistics
    • GEOG-G 489 Geospatial Analysis of Big Data in Python
    • PHYS-P 310 Environmental Physics
    • PHYS-P 310 Environmental Physics
    • PHYS-P 317 Signals and Information Processing in Living Systems
    • SPEA-E 332 INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED ECOLOGY
    • SPEA-E 355 INTRODUCTION TO LIMNOLOGY
    • SPEA-E 375 TECHNIQUES OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
    • SPEA-E 400 TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (Approved topics: "PLANTS AND PLANT COMMUNITIES" (TPC 138); "RADIOLOGICAL HAZARD MANAGEMENT" (TPC 123))
    • SPEA-E 401 HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION
    • SPEA-E 410 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
    • SPEA-E 411 INTRODUCTION TO GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY
    • SPEA-E 422 URBAN FOREST MANAGEMENT
    • SPEA-E 426 APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
    • SPEA-E 431 WATER SUPPLY AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT
    • SPEA-E 440 WETLANDS ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
    • SPEA-E 442 HABITAT ANALYSIS-TERRESTRIAL
    • SPEA-E 443 HABITAT ANALYSIS-AQUATIC
    • SPEA-E 451 AIR POLLUTION AND CONTROL
    • SPEA-E 452 SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT
    • SPEA-E 452 SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT
    • SPEA-E 455 LIMNOLOGY
    • SPEA-E 456 LAKE AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
    • SPEA-E 457 INTRODUCTION TO CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
    • SPEA-E 460 FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
    • SPEA-E 461 FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT LABORATORY
    • SPEA-E 464 ORGANIC POLLUTANTS: ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY AND FATE
    • SPEA-E 482 OVERSEAS TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • SPEA-V 413 FOOD SYSTEMS AND COMMUNITY RESILIENCE
  3. Additional Elective. One (1) course:
    • Additional course from the Advanced Electives list above
    • EAS-E 226 Earth Processes
    • EAS-E 227 Earth Climate and History
    • BIOL-L 211 Molecular Biology
    • BIOL-M 250 Microbiology
    • EAS-E 225 Earth Materials
    • SPEA-E 260 INTRODUCTION TO WATER RESOURCES
  4. Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to minor requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.