Students can choose from three minors: Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, and Earth Science.

Environmental Science Minor

Choose Three lower-division courses: 
  • EES 40 Physical Geology; 
  • EES 60 Urban Environmental Issues; 
  • EES 92 Environmental Science; or
  • Bio 50 General Biology
Choose three upper-division courses: 
  • EES 100 Hydrology; 
  • EES 110 GIS; 
  • EES 175 Wetlands; 
  • Bio 142 California Flora;
  • Bio 144 Botany; or
  • Bio 152 Conservation Biology.
  • Bio 125 Ecology
  • Bio 113 Aquatic and Marine Biology

Environmental Studies Minor

Choose Three lower-division courses: 
  • EES 40 Physical Geology; 
  • EES 60 Urban Environmental Issues; 
  • EES 92 Environmental Science
  • EES 75 Wetlands
  • Bio 50 General Biology
Choose Three upper-division courses: 
  • EES 100 Hydrology; 
  • EES 110 GIS; 
  • Bio 152 Conservation Biology; 
  • Econ 150 Natural Resource Economics; 
  • Pol 135 Environmental Politics; or
  • Pol 136 Environmental Law.
  • EES 119 Biostats and Research Design

Earth Science Minor

three lower-division courses: 
  • EES 40 Physical Geology; 
  • EES 92 Environmental Science; or
  • Bio 50 General Biology;
Choose four upper-division courses: 
  • EES 100 Hydrology; 
  • EES 110 GIS; 
  • EES 140 Natural Disasters; and
  • Econ 150 Natural resource Economics.
  • EES 160 Minerology/Petrology
  • EES 180 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  • EES 190 Structural and Regional Geology
 and the following: 
  • Biology 125 Ecology

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