Environmental Studies Minors

Environmental Humanities Environmental Science

Environmental Humanities Minor

PEAKS | Humanities & Fine Arts |

Environmental Humanities Minor

12 credits

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

ENV-200

Nature and Culture: An Introduction to Environmental Studies

3

REL-251.1

Theology and Sciences

3

PHI-340

Environmental Philosophy

3

Complete 2 courses (6 credits) from the following:

ENG-239

Visions of Environment

3

ENG-230

Literature of the American West

3

ENG-322

Gardens of American Literature

3

ENG-334

Seminar: Ecopoetics

3

ENG-335

Seminar: The American Renaissance

3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytic Reasoning
  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the ways in which environmental attitudes shape culture and cultural assumptions shape the environment
  • Ability to identify, describe and analyze environmental values
  • Familiarity with the literacy history of environmental literature
  • Understanding of the relationship between theological and scientific traditions in the western world
  • Articulate the necessary interdisciplinary of environmental issues

Environmental Science Minor

PEAKS | Natural Sciences & Mathematics |

Environmental Science Minor

18 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

ENV-160

Environmental Science I and Laboratory

4

ENV-260

Environmental Science II and Laboratory

4

ENV-200

Nature and Culture: Introduction to Environmental Studies

3

GOL-101 or
BIO-140

Physical Geology and Laboratory or
Idaho Natural History and Laboratory

4

MAT-125 or
MAT-212

Data Analysis and Statistics or
Advanced Statistical Methods

3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Think critically about environmental issues
  • Gather and analyze data to test environmental questions
  • Learn effective communication skills (written and oral) appropriate for the field
  • Develop problem solving skills appropriate for the field
  • Understand the nature and methodologies of science