Environmental Studies Minor

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With a minor in environmental studies, your appreciation of the natural world will deepen. You will be taught how to exercise greater personal stewardship with regards to the environment. Using insights provided by the disciplines of theology, philosophy and the social and natural sciences, you will develop a deeper understanding of environmental problems and solutions.


  • Incorporates interdisciplinary perspectives on the natural world and the place of humanity within it

Career opportunities

A minor in environmental studies can be a valuable addition to any major, and is ideal for graduates seeking vocations within organizations involved with environmental concerns.

Transferring to Fresno Pacific

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Transfer to FPU

Course listing

Required Courses (20 Units)

BIOL 312Ecology4
BIOL 312LEcology Lab0
ENV 150Introduction to Environmental Studies4
ENV 482Environmental Studies Practicum1 - 3
PS 373Nature, Law and Policy3
THEO 425Theological Ethics and the Environment3

Additional elective units from the environmental studies major to complete 20 units

Recommended Course

COM 420Conflict Management and Resolution3

Program director

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Michael Kunz, Ph.D.

Program Director, Environmental Science & Environmental Studies