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Minors

SoMAS offers minors in  ENS, MAR, COS, EDP, GSS, and SUS.   Descriptions for each minor are available below.

Generally, courses completed as part of a  minor may not be applied to any major or other minor within the Sustainability Studies Program or the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Students should declare their minor no later than the middle of their sophomore year.

* For most up to date and official minor descriptions see the  undergraduate bulletin . Information regarding a program's minor is available at the end of each description.

 

Minor in Environmental Studies

The Environmental Studies minor is offered to all students interested in adding an Environmental focus to their studies. Students in the natural or social sciences learn about both scientific and social issues important to solving environmental problems. Completion of the minor requires 18 credits including 3 credits of research or internship. 

 

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Minor in Marine Sciences

The minor in Marine Sciences is open to students who either wish to prepare themselves for future graduate education in marine sciences or who are preparing for a career in a marine-related field. The minor provides a foundation in marine aspects of biology, chemistry, geology, and physics for the undergraduate.

 

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Minor in Coastal Environmental Studies

The Coastal Environmental Studies minor is intended for students who seek to complement their chosen major with a foundation in physical sciences, natural sciences, and physical geography, combined with an understanding of environmental ethics, environmental policy, and environmental law.

 

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Minor in Environmental Design, Policy and Planning

The Environmental Design, Policy, and Planning minor is intended for students who seek to complement their chosen major with a foundation in complex scientific, legal, ethical, political, environmental, and socio-economic issues that surround the development, management, and use of the built environment.

 

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Minor in Geospatial Science

Geospatial Science is used in a wide range of disciplines as a research tool, a decision-making tool, data analysis tool, and/or as a planning tool. One of the major tools used in these analyses is Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software.

 

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Minor in Sustainability Studies

The Sustainability Studies minor is intended for students who seek to complement their chosen major with a foundation in the social, economic, and environmental aspects of sustainability.

 

 

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