Environmental Science Minor

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Our environmental sciences minor provides a diverse set of Natural Science courses with an environmental theme. Any student enrolled in a degree program that has a environmental component would benefit from this minor.

Please note: this minor has been designed to accompany baccalaureates from areas outside of the Natural Sciences department.

Program requirements are as follows:

Environmental Courses (20 hours)

BIOL1151 General Biology 1 4
CHEM1141 General Chemistry 1 4
GEOL1201 Physical Geology 4
NTSC3860 Environmental Science 4
Course Title Hours

Select one course from the following:

BIOL1152 General Biology 2 4
CHEM1142 General Chemistry 2 4
GEOL2203 Mineralogy 4
Course Title Hours

Environmental Electives (4 hours)

Select one course from the following list:

BIOL2250 Plant Taxonomy 4
BIOL2252 Dendrology 4
BIOL3271 Non-Vascular Plants 4
BIOL3350 Entomology 4
BIOL3355 Ornithology 4
BIOL3750 Microbiology 4
BIOL3850 Ecology 4
BIOL3852 Marine Biology 4
BIOL3860 Field Methods 4
CHEM2200 Introduction To Organic Chemistry 4
CHEM3305 Organic Chemistry 1 4
CHEM3323 Analytical Chemistry 1 4
NTSC3850 Ohio's Natural Heritage 4
Course Title Hours

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) 351-3815

smesser@shawnee.edu or

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