(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 the director of the Environmental Geochemical Science program, Prof. Shafiul Chowdhury (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)
GLG201
GLG211
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Laboratory
4
CHE201
CHE211
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
4
CHE202
CHE212
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
4
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
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
Ecology
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Water Resources Management
Selected-topic courses by advisement
Total Credits22-24