Environmental Issues & Management Interdisciplinary Minor

  • Minor
  • College of Health Sciences
  • School of Community and Environmental Health

Continuing environmental degradation is a worldwide problem threatening the quality of life and its viability. The problem can only be understood and addressed by drawing on resources from many different areas.

This minor has a multidisciplinary perspective. At its core, this minor focuses on the human dimensions of the human-environment equation.

You will choose courses from different departments in order to gain a broad understanding of environmental issues. This flexibility means you can choose topics to complement your major or target a specific career field. Course options include:

  • Environmental Health
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geography
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • and more

You can also choose courses that will provide hands-on experience in environmental and public health policy and ethics, and pollution prevention efforts.

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    • 12 credit hours (about four courses)
      • A maximum of six credits can be from any one discipline

    A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate degree program. Already have college credits? Contact us with the form above to talk with an ODUGlobal enrollment coordinator about transferring credits.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $408 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $439 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2024 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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