Environmental Conservation and Sustainability Minor

Minor Requirements (5 courses)

  • Two required courses – NR 435 and NR 437
  • Three other courses – one course from each of the designated categories (2-4) below.
  • A grade of C or better in each of the 5 courses.
  • No more than 8 credits used to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor
  • Credit/fail courses may not be used for the minor.

Required Courses:        

NR 435 - Contemporary Conservation Issues & Environmental Awareness
NR 437 - Principles of Sustainability

Choose one course from each of the following categories:

Ecology                      

BIOL 541 - General Ecology
NR 433 - Wildlife Ecology
NR 502 - Forest Ecosystems and Environmental Change
NR 527 - Forest Ecology
NR 660 - Ecology and Biogeography of New Zealand

Social Science and Management

NR 507 - Introduction to Our Energy System and Sustainable Energy
NR 662 - Environmental Policy, Planning & Sustainability in New Zealand
NR 718 - Law of Natural Resources and Environment
NR 720 - Int’l Environmental Politics & Policies for the 21st Century
NR 724 - Resolving Environmental Conflicts
NR 731 - Ecosystem Based Governance: Policies & Management Strategies
NR 786 - Leadership for Sustainability
EREC 606 - Land Economics Perspectives: Uses, Policies, and Taxes
EREC 627 - Community Economics

Advanced Topics in Conservation and Sustainability

NR 603 - Landscape Ecology
NR 650 - Conservation Biology
NR 661 - Restoration Ecology & Ecosystem Mgmt. in New Zealand
NR 711 - Wetland Ecology and Management
NR 784 - Sustainable Living
NR 785 - Systems Thinking for Sustainable Living
NR 787 - Advanced Topics in Sustainable Energy
MEFB 702 - Sustainable Fisheries

 

Revised 6/2015

Questions? Contact:

Debra Straussfogel, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator for Environmental Conservation & Sustainability, Principal Lecturer
James Hall, Room 268
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
603-862-3923

Wendy F. Rose

Administrative Manager II
James Hall 114B
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
(603) 862-3933