Mar 04, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor


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Environmental considerations permeate almost every facet of modern life, and concern for “the environment” is practically universal as we approach the twenty-first century. The minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies is designed to provide students with the opportunity to become conversant in a range of environmental topics, whether as private citizens in their daily lives or as professional members of corporate, government, legal, medical, and educational circles.

The minor draws on topics and perspectives from the natural and physical sciences, the social major study focus in order to gain a competitive advantage in grappling with environmental topics. sciences, and the humanities to underscore the interdisciplinary nature of environmental issues and problems. Students taking the minor are encouraged to integrate the program with their major study focus in order to gain a competitive advantage in grappling with environmental topics.

Minor Requirements


The minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies requires 21 hours of course work including the following:

plus 3 credit hours from each of the ENS Areas of Expertise:


  • Economics, Environment, Society Credit(s): 9

Economics


Environment


Society


Note:


Alternative elective courses may be approved by the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program Director.

For further information, contact: Director Betsy Beymer-Farris, bbeymer-farris@uky.edu, 849 Patterson Office Tower 0027, 859-257-5194. https://ens.as.uky.edu

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