(22-24 credits)

This minor targets students with a primary interest in the physical sciences and an inclination to learn about environmental issues. Students completing this program will have made substantial progress toward fulfilling the requirements for majoring in Environmental Geochemical Science (EGS), Chemistry or Geology.

It is strongly recommended that students consult with Prof. Shafiul Chowdhury, director of the Environmental Geochemical Science program, chowdhus@newpaltz.edu, (845) 257-2618.

Note: Students must earn a grade of C- or better in all courses required for the EGS minor.

Core Courses (16 Credits)
GLG201Physical Geology3
GLG211Physical Geology Laboratory1
CHE201General Chemistry I 3
CHE211General Chemistry I Lab1
CHE202General Chemistry II 3
CHE212General Chemistry II Lab1
EGS370Environmental Geochemical Science4
Elective Courses (6-8 Credits)
Select two of the following:6-8
Geomorphology
Mineralogy and Crystallography
Natural Resources and Energy
Environmental Impact Assessment
Hydrogeology
Environmental Geochemical Sciences Research Project 1
Environmental Geochemical Science Research Project 2
Senior Seminar in Environmental Science
Introduction to Analytical Chemistry
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry I Lab
Ecology
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Water Resources Management
Selected-topic courses by advisement
Total Credits22-24