Minors in Environmental Science
Students wishing to minor in Environmental Science must have a plan approved by the Environmental Science Department chair. Five courses are required including 1 laboratory science courses (such as EESC BC1001, EESC UN1011, EESC UN2100, EESC UN2200, EESC UN2300 and 4 electives (including at least 3 courses at the 3000 level or above). At least three of the courses must be Barnard/Columbia courses. For details see Environmental Science Minor Worksheet for a list of qualifying electives. In some cases, courses in other sciences can be substituted with the approval of the chair.
Students wishing to minor in Environmental Science who are interested in field programs and seek minor credit must contact Department Co-Chairs, Martin Stute or Brian Mailloux. The only current field program within Columbia University is SEE-U.
There is no minor in Environmental Biology or Environment and Sustainability.