UT Dallas Undergraduate Advising

Minors in Interdisciplinary Studies


Minors offered by the School of Interdisciplinary Studies are available to students in all majors except for students taking the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. There is no minor offered in Interdisciplinary Studies. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and the Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies are encouraged to take any minor offered by any school at the University. Students may also contact the academic advisor in their major for a list of the courses that satisfy each minor. Minors available within the School of Interdisciplinary Studies are:

Minor in Environmental Studies


Required Courses (6 hours):
NATS 4V90 Special Topics in Natural Sciences [when topic is offered on Energy and the Environment]
ECON 4336 Environmental Economic Theory and Policy
Electives (select 12 hours):
Choose 4 from this list, or three from the list with one alternate course accompanied by written permission of the Supervisory Committee.
BIS 3310 Environmental Studies Project (This course is strongly recommended.)
BIOL 4324 Field Ecology
ECON 4333 Environmental Economics
ECON 4332 Energy & Natural Resources Economics
ISSS 3349 World Resources and Development
GEOS 3310 Environmental Geology
HIST 4378 Topics in American History [when topic is offered on American Environmental History]
ISIS 3390 Costa Rica Field Trip
ISNS 3332 Future Energy Resources
ISNS 3367 The Oceans
ISNS 3368 Weather and Climate