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Meteorology and Climate Science Department

Minor - Climate Change Strategies

This minor is designed to increase students understanding of climate change, potential impacts, and strategies to deal with what's coming.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor18
Meteorology Courses9
METR 012. Global Warming: Science and SolutionsB13
METR 112. Global Climate ChangesR3
Complete one course from:
METR 113. Atmospheric PollutionR3
METR 115. Wildfire in the Earth SystemR3
Environmental Studies Courses9
ENVS 119. Energy and the EnvironmentR3
ENVS 130. Energy Policy Analysis3
Complete one course from:
ENVS 116. Solar Energy Analysis3
ENVS 133. Sustainable Energy Strategies3

Total Units:18