Certificates Plans

Suggested Certificate Configurations for Non-Science Majors

Basic Certificate

  • Geology 1200:Environmental Geology (4)
  • Natural Resources 1060: Ecology and Conservation of Living Resources (3)
  • Agricultural Economics 2070 or Natural Resources 2160 (3)
  • Geology 2300: Earth Systems and Global Change (3)
  • Atmospheric Science/Geography 3600: Climates of the World (3)

Global Processes and Change

  • Atmospheric Science/Geography 1050: Introduction to Meteorology (3) 
  • Geology 1200:Environmental Geology (4)
  • Environmental Science 3290: Soils and Environment (3)
  • Geology 2300: Earth Systems and Global Change (3)
  • Atmospheric Science/Geography 3600: Climates of the World (3)

Soils and Water Quality

  • Chemistry 1100: General Chemistry (3) 
  • Soil 2100/2106: Introduction to Soils and Lab (5)
  • Environmental Science 3290: Soils and Environment (3)
  • Geology 2450: Global Water Cycle (3)
  • Fisheries and Wildlife 3400: Water Quality & Nat Resource Management (3)

Plant Diversity

  • Biological Science 1200: Botany with Lab (5)
  • Geography 2610: Introduction to Physical Geography (3)
  • Geography 4620: Biogeography (3)
  • Biological Science 3210: Plant Systematics (4)

Development Impacts

  • Chemistry 1100: General Chemistry (3)
  • Soil 2100/2106: Intro to Soils and Lab (5)
  • Environmental Science 3290: Soils and Environment (3)
  • Plant Science 2254: Landscape Design with Lab (3)
  • Forestry 3290: Urban Forestry (2)

Hands-On Sustainability 

  • Agricultural Systems Management 1040: Physical Principles for Agric Appl (4)
  • Agricultural Systems Management 2320: Internal Combustion Power (3)
  • Agricultural Economics 2070 or Natural Resources 2160 (3)
  • Agricultural Systems Management 2220 Agric & Industrial Structures (3) 
  • Agricultural Systems Management 4140 Electricity: Wiring & Equipment (3) 

Energy and Materials

  • Geology 1200: Environmental Geology (4)
  • Agricultural Systems Management 1040: Physical Principals for Agric Appl (4)
  • Agricultural Economics 2070: Environmental Econ & Policy (3)
  • Geology 2600: Mineral & Energy Resources of the Earth (3)
  • Agricultural Systems Management 2320: Internal Combustion Power (3)

Suggested Certificate Configurations for Science Majors

Basic Certificate

  • Rural Sociology 1120: Population and Ecology (3)
  • Geography 2660: Environmental Geography (3) 
  • Agricultural Economics 2070 or Natural Resources 2160 (3)
  • History 4440: History of the American Environment (3)
  • Geography 4560: Resources and Indigenous Peoples (3)

Environmental Policy

  • Political Science 1100: American Government (3)
  • Rural Sociology 1120: Population and Ecology (3)
  • Political Science 3000: Introduction to Political Research (3)
  • History 4440: History of the American Environment (3)
  • Natural Resources 4353: Natural Resource Policy Admin (3)

Sustainable Lifestyles

  • Architectural Studies 1600: Fundamentals of Environmental Design (3)
  • Nutritional Sciences 1340: Nutrition and Fitness (3)
  • Psychology 2210 Mind, Brain, and Behavior (3)
  • Religious Studies 3230: Buddhism and Environmental Ethics (3)
  • Personal Financial Planning 4380: Assessing the American Dream (3)

Business & Economics

  • Econom 1014 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • Acctcy 2010 Introduction to Accounting (3)
  • Ag Econ 2070 Environmental Economics & Policy (3)
  • Mangmt 3000 Fundamentals of Management (3) 
  • Rur Soc 4370 Environmental Sociology (3)

Environmental Justice and Ethics

  • Philosophy 1100: Introduction to Ethics (3)
  • Rural Sociology 1120: Population and Ecology (3)
  • Sociology 2200: Social Inequalities (3)
  • Religious Studies 3230: Buddhism and Environmental Ethics (3)
  • Geography 4560: Resources & Indigenous Peoples (3)

Cities & the Built Environment

  • Geography 1840: Mapping the Environment (3)
  • Geography 2720: Urban Geography (3)
  • Agricultural Economics 2070 or Natural Resources 2160 (3)
  • Art History 3720: Cities in the Western Imagination (3)
  • Sociology 3000: Urban Sociology (3)

Environmental Education

  • Theatre 1400: Acting for Non-Majors (3)
  • Teacher Development Program 2000: Inquiry into Learning I (3)
  • Agricultural Economics 2070 or Natural Resources 2160 (3)
  • Human Development and Family Studies 2400: Principles of Human Development (3)
  • P R T 3231 Principles of Outdoor Recreation (3)