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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Environmental Science (for science majors)
Hours: 15-17 credits, all completed with grades of C or better

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

This minor is intended for students in liberal sciences, agricultural sciences, engineering or business. It requires exposure to the major subject areas of the environmental core. Students outside the School of Natural Resources and Environment can apply for admission to the minor in environmental science.

Students must earn 45 credits before they can apply for this minor. The application is available in Black Hall, Room 103. Students must first obtain their college dean's (or rep's) signature before submitting the completed form for processing.

Transfer work will be accepted only for PCB 3034C, PCB 4044C and an earth systems course. Admission consideration requires a minimum 2.00 overall GPA on all UF course work attempted.

Required Courses

EES 3000 and 3000L Environmental Science and Humanity and Laboratory4

Principles of Ecology: take one course

ALS 3153 Agricultural Ecology3
PCB 3601C Plant Ecology3
EES 4103 Applied Ecology (GE-B)2
PCB 3034C Introduction to Ecology (GE-B) (4) or
PCB 4044C General Ecology (GE-B) (4) or
FOR 3153C Forest Ecology (GE-B) (3)

Take one course each from three of the five subject areas: Refer to core requirements for the major

Environmental Ethics3
Organic Chemistry2-3
Global Sciences3
Natural Resource Management3