The Conservation and Environmental Science minor is intended for individuals majoring in a related discipline and desire an introduction to ecosystem management, natural resources conservation, environmental assessment, and/or environmental interpretation.
|Total Required Credits|
|Required Course (3 credits)|
|An introductory course in Earth Sciences from the following (3 credits)|
|An introductory course in Chemistry selected from the following (4-5 credits)|
|An introductory course in Biology selected from the following (3-4 credits)|
Note: Students pursuing BS degrees and those interested in taking upper-level natural science classes such as Bio Sci 310 (General Ecology) should take Chem 102 and Bio Sci 150 as part of their introductory core requirements.
|An upper-level course selected from the following (3 credits)|
|Electives (9 credits)|
At least 9 upper-level (numbered 300 or above) credits selected from the list of approved elective courses for the CES major. At least 6 of these must be taken outside the student’s major program and at least 3 must be from the natural sciences.
At least 12 credits in upper-level (numbered 300 and above) courses. Students must complete at least 9 upper-level credits for the minor in residence at UWM
Students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all UWM credits attempted for the minor. In addition, the College requires that students attain a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including transfer work.