Mar 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science and Policy Minor

This degree emphasizes the understanding of interrelationships between social phenomena and the natural (i.e., biological-physical-chemical) environment. It is intended to

1. Increase student awareness of these interconnections in their everyday lives;

2. Introduce students to a variety of social science perspectives (including politics and policies) along with hard environmental science perspectives, that help students make sense of these connections;

3. Identify the contributions of each of these perspectives to our understanding of environmental problems;

4. Discuss how natural resource management and environmental policy reflect these perspectives; and (

5. Produce graduates who promote sustainability in all facets of human enterprise.

Total Minor Credit Hours: 16

GPA Requirement

Minimum GPA in the minor of 2.0.

Grading Requirement

Unless stated otherwise, a grade of C- is the minimum acceptable grade.

Advising Information

USF students schedule advising appointments online through USF Archivum Platform.   Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester to discuss courses planning, degree progression, and career preparation. 

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