Environmental Resource Management Minor
Because so many of society's activities have an impact on environmental quality, the minor should appeal to students with majors from a wide variety of disciplines, including journalism and education majors who want to write and teach in the environmental field.
The E R M minor includes an introduction to modern resource systems analysis and ecosystem management. Students may also elect to take courses in environmental law and resource allocation and economics.
Students are required to complete 18 credits from a list of approved courses. The prescribed list consists of 10 credits of E R M courses. The student is limited to a total of 3 credits of internship and independent study. Individual programs are determined jointly by the student and the E R M program coordinator.
A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.
Prescribed courses for the E R M minor are as follows:
- E R M 151 (1) Careers and Issues in Environmental Resource Management
- E R M 300 (3) Basic Principles and Calculations in Environmental Analysis
- E R M 412 (3) Resource Systems Analysis
- E R M 413W (3) Case Studies in Ecosystem Management
The student will select 8 credits from the following list or may select additional E R M courses:
- A S M 327 (3) Soil and Water Resources Management
- SOILS 101 (3) Introductory Soil Science
Procedures for Enrollment
Students may apply for admission to the Environmental Resource Management minor by declaring the minor on e-Lion. For additional information, contact the Environmental Resource Management Program at 814-865-6942.