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School of the Environment

Minor Options

Earth Science

An Earth Science minor requires a minimum of 16 semester hours of letter-graded geology coursework or approved electives, 9 hours of which must be in 300-400-level course work taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses.

Minor in Earth Sciences Advising Sheet (docx)

Environmental Science

A minor in Environmental Science requires a minimum of 16 credit hours. Students must complete ENVR SCI 101, and ENVR SCI 444 (8 credits) and a minimum of 8 additional credit hours selected from ENVR SCI 250, 275, 285, 335, 463, 490; GEOLOGY 230, 303, 315; NATRS 300, 312, 483, 450, 454; or any advisor approved elective. Of these 16 credit hours, 9 hours must be in upper-division work taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses. This minor is not open to students majoring in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Sciences or in Environmental and Ecosystem Sciences.

Minor in Environmental Science Advising Sheet (docx)

 

Forestry

Minimum of 16 credit hours. Required courses: NATRS 204, 300, 301, 305. Restricted electives: at least 5 credit hours selected from ENVR SCI 491, NATRS 435, 446, 450, 460, 464, SOILS 368, 468. Credit hours must include 9 hours of upper-division work taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses.

Minor in Forestry Advising Sheet (docx)

 

Natural Resources Minor

A Natural Resources Minor requires a minimum of 16 semester hours of coursework with at least 9 credit hours of NATRS or other approved courses numbered 300 or higher. This minor is not open to students majoring in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Sciences or Environmental and Ecosystem Sciences.  Credit hours for the minor must include 9 hours of upper-division work taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses.

Minor in Natural Resources Advising Sheet (docx)

Wildlife Ecology

Minimum of 19 credit hours is required. Required courses: NATRS 310, 435. Restricted electives: at least 11 credit hours from NATRS 431, 441, 446, 450, or no more than one of the following: BIOLOGY 423, 428, 432. Credit hours for the minor must include 9 hours taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses.

Wildlife Ecology Minor Advising Sheet (docx)