Environmental Soil Science Minor
A soil science minor gives you the ability to understand and assess the science and management of soils. You will gain practical, meaningful and hands-on experiences in both environmental and agricultural applications of the world's finite soil resources. Environmental earth and soil sciences majors are not eligible to receive this minor.
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Geographic Information Systems Minor
This interdisciplinary program teaches you how to use the technologies that are revolutionizing the management of resources including geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS) and orthophotography (uniform scale aerial photographs).
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Geology is the study of the earth and the forces that shape it. The geology minor is offered jointly with the Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences Department.
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Indigenous Studies in Natural Resources and the Environment Minor
This interdisciplinary minor is sponsored by the Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences and Ethnic Studies Departments. The minor provides you with the necessary skills to address complex environmental and health issues, as well as resource management problems facing both indigenous and non-indigenous communities around the world.
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Land Rehabilitation Minor
The land rehabilitation minor will give you the skills needed in recognizing, assessing, and treating disturbed lands for numerous purposes, including erosion and sediment control, water quality improvement, habitat restoration and aesthetic enhancement.
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Rangeland Resources Minor
A rangeland resources minor will give you an understanding of the interactions of plants, animals, water, soil and landscape features in a variety of ecosystems and teach you how to assess and manage them.
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The water science minor emphasizes one of three areas of study: irrigation, water policy or watershed management.
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