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Environmental Science (Minor)

Environmental issues impact every activity and touch on every discipline. These issues do not recognize disciplinary or geographic boundaries. Connecting the complexities of human-built-natural system interactions the minor in environmental sciences is designed to integrate with any major and add perspective and skills to ensure sustainable and environmentally conscious actions in all walks of life.

Who Is This Program For?

If you’re interested in gaining practical skills that will enhance your major and distinguish you as a leader in environmental stewardship, this minor is for you.

What Courses Do I Take?

You will complete 6 courses, including introductory environmental science, environmental policy, 4 electives in a breadth of environmental disciplines, and an environmental capstone course, internship, or research experience.

Program Contact

For more information contact our undergraduate programs coordinator Dr. Elizabeth Boyle (; 1.617.287.4756)

Current and Prospective Students should also visit AASC@SFE to learn more about our Student Success programs, internships, research opportunities, and more.