Urban Environmental Science Minor

The Urban Environmental Sciences minor was approved in spring 2013.  This minor will prepare students to help cities meet the special challenges of managing natural resources in an urban environment.  Urban environmental scientists will be involved in storm flow analysis, tree planting and care, grant proposals, and supervision of municipal employees.  The courses required are shown in the table below.

CodeTitleHours
15 hours required for Minor.
Core Electives (9 Hours Required)
Urban Forestry
Urban Geography and Sustainability
Urban Ecology
Concentration Electives (minimum of 6 hours within or across concentrations)
Rural Sociology
GEOG 5510Human-Environment Interaction3
RSOC 5650Sociology of Natural Resources and the Environment3
Community Planning
History and Theory of Urban Form
Introduction to Community Planning
Sustainable Transportation Planning and Policy
Environmental Planning
Civil Engineering
Environmental Health Engineering
Air Pollution
Entomology
Landscape Entomology
Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
Environmental Ethics
Human-Wildlife Conflicts
Note: Courses required for student major may not be used to satisfy concentration electives. This includes Restricted Eletive Courses for the SFWS Natural Resource Management students.