OVERVIEW OF MINOR REQUIREMENTS
Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 18
GPA requirements to earn minor: 2.0
Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: C-
Other requirements: A minimum of 9 credit hours of the minor must be completed at the University of Maine.
Contact Information: Donald Beith, Department of Philosophy, 13 Maples, email@example.com, 207-581-3887
The Environmental Ethics minor is an interdisciplinary minor that combines focused courses in ethical reasoning about the environment, the philosophy of nature and environmental justice. It features a wide range of electives from across disciplines that specialize in the study of environmental values. In a world facing increasing challenges from climate change, this minor aims to provide students with ethical frameworks, multi-cultural awareness and a philosophical grasp of environmental justice issues pertaining to the Penobscot River, the state of Maine and beyond. Featuring a concentration in ethical and ecological thought, this minor should appeal to students in the humanities, sciences and other fields.