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Enhance your science major with an environmental focus through Ball State’s Minor in Environmental Management.

If you want to strengthen and broaden your science-related major with an environmental-focused minor, then Ball State’s Minor in Environmental Management is an excellent choice. Our program is designed to enhance your career opportunities in a variety of settings, including regulatory agencies (Federal, State, County, municipal), health departments, environmental consulting, industry, and NGOs.

This minor is a good companion to majors in:

What You Will Learn

As a student, you will gain current knowledge of a range of environmental issues, for example air, water and soil pollution; how to assess the quality and ‘health’ of the environment; cleanup of contaminated environments; pollution prevention; environmental law; and other topics.

You will develop skills in environmental analysis and scientific investigation that will complement your major.

Program Requirements


If you want to learn more about this minor, email us.

This 22-credit minor includes 15 credits of electives with seven credits of required courses.

Total Credits: 22


Certain courses which are required or recommended for the minor include:

  • CHEM 111 General Chemistry 1
  • NREM 101 Environment and Society
  • EMHS 350 Hazmat Health and Safety
  • EMHS 389 Emergency Response WMDs
  • NREM 211 Water Resources

For a complete list of all the courses you will take and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

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Enroll in this Minor

To enroll, please visit the office of Upper Advising in the Arts and Communication Building (AC), room 224.

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