Minor in Environmental Science
An Environmental Science minor is a good choice for anyone interested in the relationships between humans and the environment. This minor is a good complement to a degree in biology, chemistry or intercultural studies and provides good exposure to integrating one’s Christian faith with environmental studies.
The Evangel University Department of Science and Technology is dedicated to the spiritual, academic and social growth of every student. The department’s purpose is to provide an excellent scientific education that is thoroughly integrated with the University’s emphasis on the development of strong Christian character. Within this framework, students must contend with new scientific, social, ethical and technological challenges. Students learn to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively and exhibit analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
This minor is a great option if you are interested in helping others through the promotion of sustainable environmental solutions but you have chosen to major in another field. This minor provides you with some excellent opportunities to learn how to help provide people with such things as clean drinking water, effective crop practices and health education to improve their lives.
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Zoology||Primarily the study of zoology with emphases on adaptations and taxonomy. Also included is the study of protists.|
|Botany||Primarily the study of botany with the study of fungi and ecology.|
|Ecology||Basic ecological theories and practice. Field trips are included.|
|Environmental Biology||The influence of environmental factors including geology, climate, water, wastes, and political factors on plants, animals, and microbes and their interactions. Conservation/utilization, population growth and sustainability of resources, and ethics.|
|Environmental Chemistry||Broad range of topics related to the chemistry of the air, soil, and water, including environmental pollution, global warming, alternative energy sources, and the treatment of hazardous wastes.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
NOTE: A minor is a secondary field of interest that is meant to complement your academic major. While your major is chosen for your intended career choice, your minor may be something you pursue for your personal interest or to augment your major.
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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