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Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences

Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences

Environmental Education Minor

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General Requirements

No new students are being accepted at this time.

  • Students must meet with a college advisor or declare a minor and review the course requirements.
  • A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on thier academic transcript must note the minor on the Application for Graduation.

Specific Information

Complete the following:

  • BSC 1051C Environmental Biology (3)
  • OCE 1001C Marine Systems (3)

  • ANT 2040C Foundations in Museum Studies (3)
  • EVR 4423 Teaching and Learning in the Outdoors (1)
  • EVR 4424 National Curricula in Environmental Education (1)
  • EVR 4425 Communication and Social Media in Environmental Education (1)
  • EVR 4914 Interpreting the Environment (3)
  • EVR 4924 Environmental Education (3)


Complete six hours from the following:

  • ANT 2410 Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • BSC 3303 Biogeography (3)
  • CRW 2732 Intro to Nature Writing (3)
  • EVR 2861 Introduction to Environmental Policy (3)
  • EVR 3025 Cultural Ecology (3)
  • EVR 4026 Human Ecology and Systems (3)
  • HUM 2395 Environmental Humanities (3)
  • IDS 3332 Issues in Culture and Society (3)
  • SPC 3543 Ecological Communication (3)

A maximum of one course from the following group may be used as an elective (but none is required):

  • BOT 2800 Plants and Society (3)
  • BOT 3153 Flora of SW Florida (3)
  • ZOO 3205C Invertebrate Zoology (3)
  • ZOO 3713C Vertebrate Form and Function (3)
  • ZOO 4272C Ornithology (3)
  • ZOO 4422C Herpetology (3)
  • ZOO 4454C Ichthyology (3)
  • ZOO 4480C Mammalogy (3)