Environment Minor

To satisfy the requirements of the minor in the Environment, students must take a minimum of 17 credits, with one course elected from each of the categories listed below. Two courses must be at the level of 300 or above. Courses being used for the minor CAN NOT be taken on a "pass/fail" basis. AP credit cannot be used towards any of the minor requirements. Only one course used in the minor can overlap (or be "double counted") with concentration requirements.

Requirements for Environment MinorCourses that count toward the minor fall into five categories:

1. Introductory Interdisciplinary Courses (one required):

Environ 110 (Global Change I) (NS)(BS)
Environ 111 (Global Change II) (SS)
Environ 139 (First-Year Seminar in the Environment (ID)
Environ 201 (Ecological Issues) (NS)(BS)
Environ 270 (Our Common Future) (ID)
Bio/Environ 101 (Energy, Food and the Environment) (NS)(BS)
CEE 260 (Environmental and Sustainable Engineering Principles)

2. Environmental Natural Science (one required):
List of approved courses
*Excluding Environ 201, as this is an introductory course and cannot be used to satisfy the natural science requirement for the minor.

3. Environmental Social Science (one required):
List of approved courses

4. Culture and Environment (one required):
List of approved courses

5. Analytics or Field Experience (one course from either a or b):

a. Approved analytics courses:
(CEE 270, STATS 250, IOE 265)

b. Approved Field Experience options

Please browse Course Offerings to see what courses can be used towards PitE minor requirements during the academic year.


Ready to Declare the Minor?

Students can declare a minor in environment by attending a general information session. Reserve your spot today at the next session by using our online scheduling system.