Environmental Soil Science Minor

This minor enables students to acquire scientific and field-related skills in preparation for environmental careers.

Students learn to understand and apply soils and land use information in a wide variety of professional settings. The Environmental Soil Science minor will prepare students for jobs as professional soil scientists or for graduate studies in Soil Science and other interdisciplinary environmental sciences.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2).

Requirements for the Minor: 18-19 credits

Prescribed Courses (6 credits):
SOILS 101 GN(3), SOILS 102(1), SOILS 403(2) (Sem: 1-5)

Additional Courses (12-13 credits)
Select 12-13 credits from SOILS courses, or A S M 327(3), C E 335(3), E R M 433(3), E R M 440(3), FOR 475(3), TURF 434(3), TURF 435(4) in consultation with an Environmental Soil Science adviser, including at least 6 credits at the 400 level. (Sem: 2-8)

Procedures for Enrollment

Students may apply for admission to the Environmental Soil Science minor through LionPATH.

For more information, contact Dr. Richard Stehouwer.

Contact Information

Richard Stehouwer, Ph.D.
  • Professor of Environmental Soil Science
Phone: 814-863-7640