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Environmental Studies

The minor in environmental studies is open to all majors. The objective of the minor is to provide the student with an interdisciplinary perspective on the environmental field enabling them to become a more environmentally aware steward of the planet. Thiel College graduates with the environmental studies minor seeking employment in a variety of areas will have an advantage over candidates without the minor. The student must complete at least six (6) courses (19-21 credit hours) to fulfill the requirements. Students must pass all courses with a minimum grade of “C-.”

Required Environmental Studies curriculum – Minor (19-21 CH)

Required courses (7 credits):

ENSC 111 Introduction to Environmental Studies

GEOL 150 Earth Systems

Elective courses (12 - 14 credits) - Select 4:

ENSC 210 Environmental Law

ENSC 225 Geographical Information Systems

ENSC 250 Meteorology

ENSC 320 Land Use Planning

GEOL 210 Hydrogeology

GEOL 250 Environmental Geology