Global Environmental Change Minor

The Global Environmental Change minor provides a comprehensive understanding of earth’s interconnected environmental systems and the consequences of those changes to human well-being. Topics include climate change, land and ocean use, governance and policy, and related subjects in natural sciences. A maximum of three credits towards the minor may be transfer credits of courses equivalent to University of Connecticut courses. A maximum of six credits in the minor may be part of the major. Students cannot receive the minor within the same Environmental Sciences degree concentration.

Requirements

Total of at least 15 credits 2000-level or above, including one course from each area A-E. The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one area.

  1. Climate Change and its Impacts: GEOG 3400, 4300; GSCI 3010; MARN 3000; NRE 3115, 3146, or 4170
  2. Land and Ocean Use and its Impacts: EEB 2208; GEOG 3310, 3410; GSCI 3020; GSCI/MARN 3230; GSCI 4735/NRE 4135; MARN 3001, 3030, 4066; NRE 2215, 2345, 3105, 3115, or 4340.
  3. Natural Sciences: CHEM 4370, 4371; EEB 2244/W, 2245/W; EEB 3230/MARN 3014; EEB 3247; EEB/GSCI 4120; GEOG 2300; GSCI 4110, 4210; MARN 2002, 2060, 3003Q, 4030W, 4060; NRE 2455, 3125, 3145, 3205; SPSS 2120, or 3420
  4. Methods: CE 2251; CE/ENVE 3530/GSCI 3710; EEB 4230W; GEOG 3500Q; GEOG/MARN 3505; GEOG/GSCI 4230; GSCI 4735/NRE 4135; MARN 3003Q; NRE 2000, 2010, 3305, 3345/W, 3535, 4335, 4475, 4535, 4544, 4545, 4575, 4665; PHYS 2400; STAT 2215Q, or 3025Q
  5. Governance and Policy: AH 3174; ARE 2235, 3434, 3437, 4438, 4462; ECON/MAST 2467; GEOG 3320W; MAST/POLS 3832; NRE 3000, 3201, 3245; POLS/EVST 3412, or SOCI 3407/W

The minor is offered jointly by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources.