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Minor in Environmental Science and Policy

This minor may be combined with any major at CSULB except the B.A. and B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy. It requires a minimum of 20 units (at least 9 of which must be upper division) of course work.

Prerequisites

Take all the following prerequisite courses (do not count toward the minor):

  • GEOL 102 and GEOL 104; OR GEOG 140 OR GEOG 130 OR ESP 101) AND (BIOL 200 OR ECON 101).

Requirements

Take all the following courses:

  • ES P 200 California Environmental Issues (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: (GEOL 102, GEOL 104 OR GEOG 140 or GEOG 130 or ESP 101) and (BIOL 200 or BIOL 211 or ECON 101); or instructor consent.
  • ES P 300 Environmental Law and Policy (3)
    Prerequisites: ESP 200 and upper division standing; or consent of instructor.

Take a minimum of 14 units from the following:

  • At least 9 units of sustainability coursework from the following list:
    • AIS 336 Indigenous Philosophies of Sustainability;
    • ASAM 350: Environmental Justice;
    • BIOL 459: Conservation Biology;
    • DESN 268: Sustainability by Design;
    • ENGR 302i: Energy and Environment;
    • ESP 392: Climate Action and Sustainability at CSULB;
    • GEOG 355: International Environmental Issues;
    • GEOG 464: Sustainable Cities;
    • HFHM 370: Exploring a Sustainable Food System;
    • MKTG 405: Green Marketing and Sustainability.
  • With no more than two elective courses from the following list:
    • BIOL 350, BIOL 353, BIOL 450, BIOL 451, BIOL 456, BIOL 457, BIOL 459, BIOL 464; ECON 306, ECON 462, ECON 463, ECON 464; GEOG 440, GEOG 442, GEOG 443, GEOG 444, GEOG 447, GEOG 448, GEOG 455, GEOG 458, GEOG 460, GEOG 481, GEOG 487A; and GEOL 280, GEOL 300, GEOL 339, GEOL 465, GEOL 466, GEOL 477, HIST 482, ENGL 444, WGSS 424.

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