ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES (ESS)

MINOR at the University of Texas at Arlington

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GREEN YOUR MAJOR—MINOR in ESS!

Requirements:

You may already be close to having this minor:

ESS-APPROVED COURSES for SUMMER 2016:

ESS-APPROVED COURSES for FALL 2016:

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Business

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

NEW ESS COURSES APPROVED for Fall 2016:

[Please contact Dr. Alaimo, alaimo@uta.edu, to arrange for ESST 3300, 3350, or 4300. You may only take one of these courses for the ESS Minor.]

ESS-APPROVED COURSES for SPRING 2017:

MORE COURSES? Independent studies, directed study, conference courses; studio and design courses; research and problems courses; internships; honors theses, capstone courses, senior projecst; or service learning courses and study abroad may be approved for the ESS minor on a case by case basis, if you concentrate on topics related to environmental or sustainability studies. Email Dr. Alaimo for approval: alaimo@uta.edu, and then save that email to for your records and to show the Advisor.

River Legacy Park with Dr. MorrisESS Minors at River Legacy Park

Canoe trip: Dr. Chris Morris' Environmental History Course Spring 2012Canoe trip: Dr. Chris Morris' Environmental History Course, Spring 2012

 

GENERAL LISTING OF COURSES IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES MINOR [Click here for PDF of General Listing and Archive of Specific Courses by Semester, 2012-2015]

(Note that these courses are not offered every semester. Topics courses must be identified by the specific topic and the instructor, not just the course number. Check each semester's list of approved courses to be certain a course will count. And depending on special topics, there may be more or different courses that qualify, semester by semester. See above.)

ESST 2300: Introduction to Environmental and Sustainability Studies. Required, Core Course for the Minor (usually cross listed) (3-0) Introduces major topics, questions, issues and methods within interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary environmental studies. Includes a study of some of the most significant texts, studies, practices, and creative works from at least four different fields as they pertain to questions of environment, ecology, and sustainability.

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Business

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

Natural Sciences

Engineering:

General Courses that can count as Group 1 or Group 2, depending on content:

[Please contact Dr. Alaimo, alaimo@uta.edu, to arrange for ESST 3300, 3350, or 4300. You may only take one of these courses for the ESS Minor.]

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Found art by Alaimo, on the Oregon coast

ARCHIVE OF PREVIOUS ESS COURSE OFFERINGS [Click here for PDF of General Listing and Archive of Specific Courses by Semester, 2012-2015]

ESS-APPROVED COURSES FOR SPRING 2016 [Click here for PDF]

Core course, required for the ESS Minor:

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Business

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

ESS-APPROVED COURSES FOR FALL 2015

Two sections of the CORE COURSE: ESST 2300: Introduction to Environmental and Sustainability Studies will be offered. 2300 is required for the ESS Minor.

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, and Business

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

ESS APPROVED COURSES FOR SUMMER 2015

ESS APPROVED COURSES FOR Spring 2015

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, and Business

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

ESS APPROVED COURSES for Fall 2014

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

ESS APPROVED COURSES for Maymester and Summer 2014:

APPROVED COURSES FOR THE ESS MINOR FOR SPRING 2014:

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Business 

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering 

Civil Engineering

CE 3334 Principles of Environmental Engineering, Srinivas Prabakar, MoWe 4-5:2

COURSES APPROVED FOR ESS--FALL 2013:

Please note that whether or not topics courses will count for the ESS Minor depends on the *specific topic and the instructor* for that particular section of the course. Some topics courses--with the same course number--will contain ESS content and some won't so please be careful.

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Business

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

COURSES APPROVED FOR ESS--Summer 2013:

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

COURSES APPROVED FOR ESS--SPRING 2013:

ESST 2300: Core Course for the Minor: Douglas Klahr (Architecture) T/TH 11-12:20

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Business

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

Note: Starting Spring 2013 the ESS Minor will be reconfigured to include two groups of courses--not three. (Groups 1 and 3 have been combined.) This should make it easier for students to fulfill the distribution requirement for the minor.

Approved ESS Courses offered in SUMMER 2012

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Social and Cultural Studies

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

GROUP 3 - Architecture and Urban and Public Affairs
None

Approved ESS Courses offered in FALL 2012:

GROUP 1 - Liberal Arts, Social and Cultural Studies

GROUP 2 - Natural Sciences and Engineering

Civil Engineering:

Mechanical Engineering:

GROUP 3 - Architecture and Urban and Public Affairs