The undergraduate minor in environmental sciences requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in University of Iowa environmental sciences coursework. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

Students may create a focus for the minor by completing a specialization area; see the Tracks of Study page for more information.

Listed below are the general categories of coursework required to earn the degree; for more specific information on courses, curriculum, and requirements of the minor in environmental sciences, visit the UI General Catalog.

Coursework Requirements
Title Hours
Introduction to Environmental Science or Fundamentals of Environmental Science 4
Environmental Sciences Foundation course 3-4
Environmental Sciences Track courses 7-8
Total Hours 15