University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Environmental Studies Minor

Minor - Environmental Studies


Lower-Division Core Courses9
Upper-Division Electives16
Environmental Studies
Total Hours25

Degree Specific Credits: 25

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Lower-Division Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ENSC 105NEnvironmental Science3
ENST 225SSustainable Communities3
ENST 230HNature and Society3
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C- 

Upper-Division Electives

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses. 16 total credits required.

Environmental Studies

Complete 13 credits of the following courses:13
Rhetoric, Nature, and Environmentalism
Communication, Consumption, and Climate
Economics of the Environment
Introduction to Environmental Economics & Climate Change
Cooperative Education/Intern
Special Topics/Experimental Courses
Independent Study
Field Study
Environment Montana: A to Z
Earth Ethics
Literature of the Earth
Environmental Politics & Policies
Writing the Earth: Workshop on Nature, Environment & Justice
Environmental Law
Special Topics/Experimental Courses
Field Studies: Environmental Studies
Supervised Internship (PEAS)
Cooperative Education/Intern
US Environmental Movement
Social Issues: The Mekong Delta
Culture & Agriculture
Climate Change: Mekong Delta
General Science: Conservation Education
Community Sustainability in Practice
Food Justice and Sustainability
Globalization, Justice & Environment
Environmental Justice Issues & Solutions
Special Topics/Experimental Courses
Independent Study
Study Abroad: Environmental Justice Latin America
Senior Thesis/Capstone
Sustainable Cities
Ethics of Climate Change
Total Hours13

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Complete one of the following courses:3
Introductory Ecology
General Ecology
Applied Ecology
Forest Ecology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-