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.
The Conservation and Environmental Science minor requires completion of a minimum of 25 credits distributed among CES courses and approved electives, with 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 and must attain a 2.0 GPA on all UWM credits attempted for the minor. In addition, the College requires that students attain a 2.0 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including transfer work.
|Introductory Core Requirements 1|
|CES 210||Introduction to Conservation and Environmental Science||3|
|GEO SCI 100||Introduction to the Earth||3|
|or GEOG 120||Our Physical Environment|
|Select one of the following:||4-5|
|General Chemistry for Engineering|
|BIO SCI 102||Elements of Biology||3|
|or BIO SCI 150||Foundations of Biological Sciences I|
|CES 471||Practicum in Natural Resources Management||3-4|
|or GEOG 350||Conservation of Natural Resources|
|Select at least 9 upper-level (numbered 300 or above) credits 2||9|
Students pursuing BS degrees and those interested in taking upper-level natural science classes such as BIO SCI 310 should take CHEM 102 and BIO SCI 150 as part of their introductory core requirements.
Selected from the list of approved elective courses for the CES major, found here or here. At least 6 of these must be taken outside the student’s major program and at least 3 must be from the natural sciences.