UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES


Bron Taylor, Program Coordinator
Department Office: Swart 320
Department Telephone: 920-424-1397

Code 37 or ENV STDS

I. FACULTY

Adler, Bickford, Brown, Burayidi, Collins-Rainboth, Cross, Gabriel, Hussain, Lemberger, Lizotte, Mode, Muldoon, Petesch, Rainboth, Rindo, Robson, Simmons, Stark, Taylor, Van Dongen

II. DEGREES

None

Undergraduate: In combination with a major, an Environmental Studies minor can lead to a baccalaureate degree.

III. SUMMARY OF FIELDS OF STUDY

1. GOAL(S)

Environmental Studies is the study of the relationships between human culture and living systems. It is also a study with a purpose: to understand the social variables that lead to environmental degradation and to inspire critical thought and action in response. Thus, it is a course of study for people who care about environmental issues and want to contribute to the resolution of environmental problems.

2. THE MAJOR(S)

None

3. THE MINOR(S)

The program offers two minor(s): (1) Environmental Studies (for Human Services majors in COEHS or students in the Colleges of Letters and Science, Business or Nursing); and (2) Environmental Studies for Education majors (limited to teacher licensure students majoring in elementary education and secondary education teacher licensure students majoring/minoring in either Broad Field Natural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Physics).

IV. ADMISSION/GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Environmental Studies minor. Refer to the following for complete requirements. Those students seeking Wisconsin teacher licensure must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their majors and minors in order to meet the requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.

V. REQUIRED CORE COURSES

See minor below.

VI. THE MAJOR(S) , WITH EMPHASES AND/OR OPTIONS

None

VII. MINOR(S)

Required Credits: 24 minimum

Required Core Courses: 15 credits as follows: 6 credits from the two Interdisciplinary Seminars 37-211 and 37-490; from the Environment and Science area, 3 credits from the following: 26-260, 37-260 ; from the Environment and Society Area; 3 credits from the following: 92-261, 37-261. From the Environment and Values area; 3 credits from the following: 87-262, 37-262.

Electives: 9 credits, a minimum of one three-credit course from each the following three areas:

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Last Updated July 1, 1999