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2014-2015 Catalogue 
2014-2015 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Studies Minor

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The interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Minor integrates scientific, political, economic and social aspects of environmental issues. It examines the long-term effects of human action on ecological patterns and processes. The curriculum provides students with the theory necessary to approach and evaluate environmental problems and the tools needed to develop and implement solutions to the problems. Students are encouraged to become actively engaged in their local, regional and global communities.

Minor requirements include:

The student should discuss the program with the Environmental Studies interdisciplinary minor director and register by the end of the fifth semester at Saint Anselm College. To enroll, a student must have a grade point average of 2.33 or higher and be a full-time, degree candidate not majoring in environmental science.

To be awarded this interdisciplinary minor, a student must:

  1. Achieve a grade no lower than a C in all certificate courses.
  2. Earn an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.33 in all certificate courses.
  3. Complete two core courses: BI 205  Biosphere at Risk and PO 108  Politics of the Environment.
  4. Complete three elective courses, with at least one each from the sciences (BI 319 , BI 320 , BI 328 , BI 329 , BI 340 , CH 260  , PS 102 , PS 103 ) and social sciences (EC 141 , EC 250 , GE 216 , PO 208 , SO 206 , SO 334 ).
  5. Pass a comprehensive exam based on material from core and elective courses completed in the Environmental Studies interdisciplinary minor.

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