History Environment

History + The Environment

Students major in History; minor in Environmental Studies, Biology, or Geology; and demonstrate competency in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  History + The Environment prepares students for careers in environmental compliance, environmental services and monitoring, water and agricultural monitoring and research, and conservation and sustainability services.


  • Required History Courses (36 hours), including HIS 303 Environmental History;
  • Complete HIS 402 History + X (1 hour);
  • Complete EVS 220 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4 hours);
  • Complete either Minor in Environmental Studies (19 hours), or Minor in Biology (19 hours), or Minor in Geology (18 hours).