Climate Change Minor

The Climate Change minor is for students in majors outside of EAS who have an interest in understanding Climate Change and issues surrounding it.  In selecting courses, remember that 15 credit hours are needed, and a total of 9 credit hours MUST be 3000 level or above.

Required Courses:

  • EAS 2750 Physics of the Weather (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 4410 Climate and Global Change (3-0-3) Fall

Choose at least 6 credit hours: 

  • EAS 3110  Environment, Energy and Society (3-0-3) Spring
  • EAS 4350  Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography (3-0-3) Spring
  • EAS 4220  Environmental Geochemistry (3-1-4) Fall
  • EAS 4655  Atmospheric Dynamics (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 4656  Atmospheric Dynamics Practicum (0-3-1) Fall
  • EAS 4670  Atmospheric Dynamics II (3-0-3) Fall
  • EAS 4740  Atmospheric Chemistry (3-0-3) Spring
  • EAS 4699  Undergraduate Research(max 3 credit  hours toward minor) (3-0-3)
  • *EAS 4803 Special Topics – If approved in advance by the Undergraduate Coordinator

Choose at least 3 credit hours: 

  • ECON 2101 Global Economy (3-0-3)
  • ECON 4440 Economics of the Environment (3-0-3)
  • PUBP 3315 Environmental Policy and Politics (3-0-3)