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Minor: ENV 101; ECB 261 (Environmental Economics); at least two of the following: ENV 201,
ENV 202, 301; and one of the following pairs of courses:

1. Pairing #1:
    a. ENG 350 (Nature Writers) or ENG 347 (Modern American Literature);
    b. PHI 224 (Environmental Ethics)

2. Pairing #2:
    a. POL 172 (American Politics) or POL 182 (Public Policy)
    b. POL 368 (Environmental Politics) or POL 371 (Wilderness Politics).

101. Environmental Perspectives
An interdisciplinary examination of the interplay between the artistic, social and scientific
components of modern environmental issues. Not open to juniors or seniors.

201. Environmental Biology
Investigation of the fundamental biological principles underlying how humans and other living
things interact with an environment increasingly altered by human activities. These principles
will be applied to understanding and seeking practical solutions to modern environmental
problems. Prerequisite: ENV 101 or any science credit. Alternate years. (Laboratory Science)

202. Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
This course introduces some of the fundamental concepts used for understanding the chemical
processes occurring in the environment. Topics covered will include: chemical bonding and
structure; cycling of chemical substances and elements in the atmosphere, oceans, and soils; the
chemistry of atmospheric and water pollution; chemical analysis of environmental samples. This
course cannot be used to satisfy course requirements in the chemistry major. Offered as an off-
campus course in alternate years which incurs additional costs. Prerequisite: ENV 101 or any
science credit. (Laboratory Science)

260-262. Topics in Environmental Studies
See Topics Courses.

290/390. Individual Project: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent
Study Courses 290/390.

301. Environmental Geology
Human interaction with the geological environment. Topics include groundwater, floods, soil
and water contamination, slope stability, subsidence, and climate change. Field studies: water
quality related to land use in a watershed basin. Not open to students who have already taken
GEO 320. Prerequisite: ENV 201 or 202, or BIO 141 and BIO 142, or CHE 121 and CHE 122.
(Laboratory Science)

380. Internship in Environmental Studies
Working with a business, government agency, or other institution under the direction of the
organization's leaders and a faculty supervisor. Prerequisites: junior standing; at least one of the
three required 300-level courses; approval by the participating institution, the faculty
supervisor, and the Environmental Studies advisor. See Additional Academic Programs, All-
College Independent Study Courses 280/380. (CR)

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