Environmental Science Minor

This environmental science minor is for students who have a desire to solve environmental challenges and be involved in their solutions. Heightened public interest in the hazards facing the environment, as well as the increasing demands placed on the environment by population growth, is projected to spur demand for environmental scientists and specialists. It’s a great time to study environmental science!

Why CBU?

At CBU, you will learn from professors who are dedicated to their students. You will have opportunities to work closely with faculty members, assisting with research projects. This interaction will help you in choosing a career goal that fits your strengths and helps realize your goals.

Career Opportunities

  1. Environmental Scientist/Specialist - Protect the environment and human health. May advise policymakers or work with industry to reduce waste.
  2. Environmental Conservationist - Develop ways to use land that sustains its productive capacity and enhances the environment at the same time.
  3. Environmental Quality Management - A variety of tasks having to do with air, soil, and water quality monitoring, law enforcement, and planning.
  4. Environmental Consultant - Help create, analyze, and enforce government policies designed to protect the environment from industrial hazards.
  5. Environmental Educator - Secondary Education, Community Colleges, and Colleges/Universities

Links

  1. http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/environmental-scientists-and-specialists.htm
  2. http://whatcanidowiththismajor.com/major/environmental-studies-science/
  3. http://www.esa.org/esa/education-and-diversity/info-for-undergraduate-students/

Lower Division Requirements

BIO146 General Biology I with Lab

Topics covered include cell structure and function, genetics, reproduction and development of animal systems. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

BIO146-I
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-D
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-K
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-E
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-F
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-J
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-G
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-H
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/10/2018 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
01/10/2018 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
01/10/2018 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
05/07/2018 M 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BIO146-D
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BIO146-E
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BIO146-F
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BIO146-G
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BIO146-H
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BIO146-I
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BIO146-J
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BIO146-K
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

CHE115 General Chemistry I with Lab

Structure and behavior of inorganic matter and a mathematical treatment of chemical systems. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: CHE 102 or high school chemistry. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

CHE115-J
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/05/2017 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-D
Suzuki, Satoru
09/05/2017 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-A
Suzuki, Satoru
09/05/2017 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-C
Suzuki, Satoru
09/05/2017 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
09/05/2017 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-K
Suzuki, Satoru
09/05/2017 T 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 123
CHE115-E
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/05/2017 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-G
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/05/2017 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-F
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/05/2017 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-I
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/05/2017 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-H
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/05/2017 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-C
Hu, Ying
01/10/2018 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-B
Hu, Ying
01/10/2018 W 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-A
Hu, Ying
01/10/2018 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-D
Suzuki, Satoru
01/10/2018 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A111
CHE115-E
Suzuki, Satoru
01/10/2018 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A111
CHE115-F
Suzuki, Satoru
01/10/2018 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A111
CHE115-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 MW 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM James Complex 236
CHE115-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 MW 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM James Complex 236
CHE115-A
Suzuki, Satoru
09/04/2018 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
09/04/2018 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-C
Suzuki, Satoru
09/04/2018 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-D
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/04/2018 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CHE115-E
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/04/2018 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CHE115-F
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/04/2018 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CHE115-G
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/04/2018 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-H
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/04/2018 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-I
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/04/2018 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-J
Suzuki, Satoru
09/04/2018 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 123
CHE115-K
Suzuki, Satoru
09/04/2018 W 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 123
CHE115-L
Suzuki, Satoru
09/04/2018 F 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 123

ENV110 Intro to Enviro Science with Lab

This interdisciplinary class approach to our environment emphasizes the study of the physical, chemical, biological problems of the Earth. It includes human interactions with the environment, the impact of human development, and technology on the quality of natural resources and living organisms. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

ENV110-A
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B112
ENV110-B
Koo, Bonjun
09/05/2017 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B112
ENV110-A
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
ENV110-B
Koo, Bonjun
09/04/2018 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

Upper Division Requirements

Complete 12 upper division units from any approved environmental science course or the following:

BIO302 Ecology with Lab

The study of the interrelations of plants and animals in relation to the environment. Field study and local ecology are emphasized. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: BIO 114, 143, or 146. (4 units; Spring even years)

BIO302-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/10/2018 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Building 36 36B

SCI412 Topics Marine Science

This class deals with research projects and topics of current or historical interest which are not normally covered in other established courses. Content variable from year to year. Prerequisite: BIO 148. (1-4 units)

SCI412-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
10/14/2017 Sa 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Yeager Center OTHR
SCI412-B
Lanphere, Jacob D.
03/24/2018 Sa 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Yeager Center OTHR
SCI412-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
04/07/2018 Sa 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Yeager Center OTHR
SCI412-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
09/04/2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM