The ESF minor in natural resources and environmental policy is intended to develop an awareness of the interrelationships among parts of the biophysical environment and policy development; to develop a focused special application within the student’s major; and to develop the ability to intelligently interact with natural resources and environmental specialists in planning and policy formation. This minor is available to SU students as well as ESF students.To complete this minor, students must pass the following courses with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
Admission to the minor requires junior status, a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and permission of the Forest and Natural Resources Management Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinator (320 Bray Hall). Students should also have completed a basic course in microeconomics, political science, and general biology.
Required courses (3 credits each): FOR 321 Forest Ecology and Silviculture; FOR 333 Managerial Economics for Environmental Professionals; FOR 360 Principles of Management; FOR 465 Natural Resources and Environmental Policy; FOR 488 Natural Resources Administration Law; ENS 550 Environmental Impact Analysis: Principles and Strategies
Total credits required: 18