Minor & Integrated Studies Emphasis Available

Currently, UVU offers Environmental Studies as either a minor or an Integrated Studies (IS) emphasis. 
The degree requirements for these programs are listed below.

Matriculation Requirements

1) Completion of 30 hours of credit at UVU.
2a) For the minor, admittance into any UVU B.S. or B.A. program.
or
2b) For the IS emphasis, Admittance into Integrated Studies B.S. or B.A. program.



Discipline Core Requirements (3 credits)
Complete the following courses:

ENST 3000
Introduction to Environmental Studies (3)

Elective Requirements (15 credits)
In addition to the 9 credit discipline core, students must complete an additional 15 hours of electives with at least four different prefixes, from at least two different UVU colleges.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ANTH 3150
Culture Ecology and Health (3)

or HLTH 3150
Culture Ecology and Health (3)

COMM 3130
The Culture of Nature and Technology (3.0)

ENST 3520
Environmental Sociology (3)

or SOC 3520
Environmental Sociology (3)

ENVT 3630
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4)

or GEOG 3600
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4)

GEOG 3010
Economic Geography (3)

GEOG 3800
Environmental History of the United States (3)

or HIST 3800
Environmental History of the United States (3)

HIST 3260
History of Utah (3)

HIST4330
Machines in the Making of History (3)

HIST462G
History of the American West (3)

PHIL 3530
Environmental Ethics (3)

POLS 1800
Our Global Community (3)

SOC 3450
Environmental Sociology (3)

Any other advisor-approved courses

College of Science and Health

ANTH 3150
Culture Ecology and Health (3)

or HLTH 3150
Culture Ecology and Health (3)

BIOL 1010
General Biology (3)

BIOL 2500
Environmental Biology (3)

BIOL 3700
General Ecology (3)

BIOL 3800
Conservation Biology (3)

BIOL 4500
Principles of Evolution (3)

ENVT 3280
Environmental Law (3)

ENVT 3630
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4.0)

or GEOG 3600
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4.0)

ENVT 3850
Environmental Policy (3.0)

GEO 1220
Historical Geology (3.0)

GEO 3210
Environmental Geology (4.0)

METO 3100
Climate and the Earth System (3.0)

Any other advisor approved courses

Woodbury School of Business

ECON 3040
Environmental Economics (3.0)

Any other advisor approved courses