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Minors cannot be combined with teaching specializations or associate degree programs. Minors may be taken as part of a baccalaureate degree program in place of general electives or in addition to the requirements of a baccalaureate degree program. However, minors cannot be combined with degrees in the same content area. A grade of ā€œCā€ or higher must be earned in all courses required in the minor.

Environmental Science Minor

The Environmental Science minor provides graduates with a breadth of knowledge and the analytical and technological skills to prevent, assess, and manage environmental problems. The knowledge and skills combined with a major in business, marketing, or the sciences prepare graduates for careers with industry or governmental agencies.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ā€“ select from the following 19-20 hours:

ENVR 101 will satisfy a general education natural sciences requirement.

Choose from the table below:

ENVR-101  Environmental Science          4 hours

 Select 15-16 hours from the following:

ENVR-193  Solid Waste Mangement  3 hours
ENVR-255  Health and Safety  3 hours
ENVR-351  Soils and Land Reclamation  3 hours
ENVR-352  Air/Water/Soil Quality  4 hours
ENVR-393  Environmental Compliance  3 hours
NRMT-234  GIS Applications I  3 hours
NRMT-311  Natural Resource Permitting  3 hours
NRMT-334  GIS Applications II  3 hours
NRMT-351  Flora of West Virginia  3 hours

Natural Resource Management Minor

The Natural Resource Management minor endows graduates with the knowledge, analytical and practical skills, and decision-making competencies to contribute to the stewardship of renewable resources. Students receive instruction on ecosystem function, environmental assessment and conservation of resources, and apply these competencies by means of project-based exercises. The knowledge and skills combined with a major in business, marketing, or the sciences prepare graduates for careers with industry or governmental agencies.

NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - 19 hours:

The Natural Resource Management minor is only available for programs other than Land Resources departmental programs. *BIOL 121 or ENVR 101 will satisfy a general education natural sciences requirement.

BIOL-121* OR  Principles of Biology II  4 hours
ENVR-101*  Environmental Science*  4 hours
ENVR-352  Air/Water/Soil Quality  4 hours
ENVR-393  Environmental Compliance  3 hours
NRMT-125  Computer Assisted Mapping  3 hours
NRMT-201  Forest Ecology  3 hours
NRMT-234  GIS Applications I  3 hours
NRMT-493  Natural Resource Management  3 hours