Minor in Environmental Science
Students wishing to minor in Environmental Science must have a plan approved by the Environmental Science Department Minor Advisor, Sedelia Rodriguez by the end of their junior year. Five courses are required, meeting the following criteria:
- At least 3 of the 5 courses taken at Barnard/Columbia
- 1 laboratory science course
- 4 electives
- 3 credits per course or higher
- 3 courses at 3000 level or above
- At least 2 courses based in the natural sciences
Elective courses may be substituted only with the approval of the Minor Advisor. Please note that many of the courses are not offered every year. For details see Environmental Science Minor Worksheet for a list of qualifying electives. Any substitutions must have the approval of the Minor Advisor, Sedelia Rodriguez.
Students wishing to minor in Environmental Science who are interested in field programs and seek minor credit must contact Sedelia Rodriguez and fill out a Minor Election Form. The only current field program within Columbia University is SEE-U.
There is currently no minor in Environmental Biology or Environment and Sustainability.