Listed below are courses offered in academic year 2012–13 which can be used to fulfill requirements for a minor in Environmental Science and Policy or Marine Science and Policy.
Other relevant courses offered at Smith, within the Five College Consortium, or as part of study abroad programs may be used to satisfy the elective requirements of the minor with the approval of the minor adviser.
Fall 2012 Environmental Science & Policy Minor
- ENV 101 Environmental Integration I: Perspectives
- BIO 154 Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation
- CHM 346 Environmental Analytical Chemistry
- GEO 101 Introduction to Earth Processes and History
- GEO 104 Global Climate Change
- GEO 105 Natural Disasters: CONFR & COPE
- ANT 241 Anthropology of Development
- SOC 233 Environment and Society
- EGR 325 Electric Energy Systems
- ENV150/GEO 150 Modeling Our World: An Introduction to GIS
- ENV 201 Env. Integration II: Collecting and Analyzing Information
- GEO 231 Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleoecology
- GEO 232 Sedimentology
- GOV 207 Politics of Public Policy
- PHI 238 Environmental Ethics
- SWG 230 Feminisms and the Fate of the Planet
Fall 2012 Marine Science & Policy Minor
- BIO 268 Marine Ecology
- Geo 231 Invertebrate Paleontology and the History of Life
- Geo 232 Sedimentary Geology
Five College Course Possibilities
Courses taken at one of the other Five Colleges (UMass Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire, or Amherst colleges) can also be applied to the minors with prior consultation and approval of a minor adviser. There are many exciting possibilities- so check them out! Examples of past offerings include HIST 91-01: Commodity, Nature and Society at Amherst College; IA 0182-1: Art and Energy at Hampshire College; ENVST 267-01: Reading and Writing in the World at Mount Holyoke College; and GEO-SCI 670 Urban Environmental History.
This course guide includes current semester course listings for classes offered at Smith, Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and UMass. The information presented includes a description of the course as well as instructor, meeting time and location data. A simple search screen allows you to search for courses by department, title, instructor or keywords in the description. The data in the course guide is posted just prior to registration and is refreshed two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester
*You may find it helpful to search for courses using the search term "environmental."