A birds-eye view illustration of 3-D trees, roads, waterfalls, houses, grass and other tiny environmental features.

Step 4: Take a three-credit final course

This is the capstone course of the minor which allows students to explore more deeply and recap their study within the minor's curriculum. (Sem: 5-8) The capstone course must be approved in advance by the student's major advisor and the Environmental Inquiry Minor faculty-in-charge.


Select one course (three credits) from the following list:

BIOL 419 Ecological and Environmental Problem Solving
BIOL 461 Contemporary Issues in Science and Medicine
CED 410 The Global Seminar
E R M 430 Air Pollution Impacs to Terrestrial Ecosystems
GEOG 412W Climatic Change and Variability
GEOG 430 Human Use of the Environment
GEOG 436 Ecology Economy and Society
GEOSC 451 Natural Resources: Origins, Economics and Environmental Impact
SOC 422 World Population Diversity
SOILS 422 Natural Resources Conservation and Community Sustainability
W F S/ FOR 430 Conservation Biology

Note: Individual courses are linked to Penn State's Bulletin. For the most recent course description and to schedule, visit LionPATH.psu.edu.