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Environmental Science Minor

The environmental science minor is designed to accompany baccalaureates other than biology, chemistry, or natural science. Students seeking a B.S. biology degree with an environmental focus should follow the ecology/environmental biology track. Students seeking a B.S. chemistry or B.S. natural sciences degree and interested in an environmental focus should acquire the certificate in environmental science. Program requirements are as follows:

Course No. Course Cr. Hrs.
BIOL 1151 General Biology 1 4
CHEM 1141 General Chemistry 1 4
GEOL 1201 Phys. Geol. & Human Environment 4
NTSC 2850 Intro. to Environmental Science 4
Select one of the following:
BIOL 1152 General Biology 2 4
CHEM 1142 General Chemistry 2 4
GEOL 2203 Mineralogy 4
Electives: Select one of the following:
BIOL 2250 Plant Taxonomy & Spring Flora 4
BIOL 2252 Dendrology 4
BIOL 3271 Non-Vascular Plants 4
BIOL 3350 Entomology 4
BIOL 3355 Ornithology 3
BIOL 3750 Microbiology 4
BIOL 3850 Ecology 4
BIOL 3852 Marine Biology 4
BIOL 3860 Field Methods 4
CHEM 2200 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 4
CHEM 3305 Organic Chemistry 1 4
CHEM 3323 Analytical Chemistry 1 4
NTSC 3850 Ohio's Natural Heritage 4

Natural Sciences

Contact Information

Department of Natural Sciences
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Dr. Andy Napper, Chairperson
Sharon Messer, Secretary

Phone: (740) 351-3456
Fax: (740) 351-3596

smesser@shawnee.edu or
science@shawnee.edu

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