Environmental Justice Minor

This multidisciplinary minor offers students a theoretical and applied course of study in environmental justice, an emerging interdisciplinary field. It is designed for students seeking an increased involvement in the government and community life. The minor provides a solid foundation for those pursuing a graduate degree in Environmental Law as well as careers in federal, state and local agencies. Environmental Justice is increasingly among the considerations of both government policy makers and community organization.

Program Requirements

Required Course
JUST 314Environmental Justice3
Elective Courses15-18
Select at least two, and up to three courses from the following:
Environmental Crime
Animals and Justice
International Environmental Issues
Wildlife Trafficking
Women and the Environment
Special Topics in Justice Studies 1
Environmental Law
Select at least two, and up to three courses from the following:
The Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
Environmental Anthropology
Planetary Health
Environment and Community
Community and Health
Introduction to Ecology
Planet Earth
Earth and the Environment
Natural Disasters
The Human Environment
Human Geography
World Geography
Introduction to Sustainability Science
Environmental Policy
World Resources and Industries
Urbanization and Environment
Foundations of Environmental Health
Introduction to International Justice
White Collar Crime
Sociology of Health and Illness
Urban Sociology
Environmental Sociology
Social Change in a Global World
Total Credits18-21

Selected Topics courses must be approved by the minor coordinator or the department chair.