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The Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at UW advances the understanding and resolution of complex environmental and natural resource challenges.

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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
Bim Kendall House
804 E Fremont St
Laramie, WY 82072
Phone: (307) 766-5080
Fax: (307) 766-5099

Undergraduate minor in environmental values

The Environmental Values minor is offered through the Department of Philosophy.  This minor requires a total of 18 credit hours, including at least one course within each of the four areas of concentration listed below.  At least 12 of these credits must be outside the primary major, and nine of these credits must be at or above the 3000-level.  A three-hour, core course (either PHIL 2330 Environmental Ethics or PHIL 2340 Natural Resource Ethics) is required of all students.

Areas of concentration:

Expressing ourselves through the performing, visual and literary arts

  ART 4640 Art and Ecology <C3, W3>
  ENG (pending) Literature and Landscape
  ENG 4240 19th Century English Literature: Romantic Period
  G&R 4500 American Landscape
  G&R 4530 Images of Wyoming and the West
  THEA 2400 Vertical Dance I
  THEA 3400 Vertical Dance II

Viewing human meaning and purpose in historical and contemporary terms

  AIST 3000 Plains Culture and History
  AMST 3000 Cultures of Nature <C1, W2>
  ANTH 4310 Environmental Anthropology
  ENG 2400 Introduction to Folklore
  ENG 4480 Regional Literature of the US: The West
  ENR 2000 Environment and Society <W2, C2, G1; G>
  G&R 1050 Introduction to Natural Resources <C2, G1>
  HIST 4475 American Environmental History <C2>
  PHCY 4380 Ethnopharmacology <C2, G1>


Considering right and wrong via critical and systematic thinking and doing

  PHIL 2330 Environmental Ethics <C1; CH>
  PHIL 2340 Natural Resource Ethics
  PHIL 3300 Ethical Theory <C1>
  PHIL 3350 History of Moral Philosophy
  PHIL 4340 Topics in Environmental Ethics
  RELI 2060 Nature and Spirit <C1>


Exploring laws, regulations, and public discourse in American society

      AGEC 4710 Natural Resource Law and Policy <C2>
AIST 4340 Natural Resource Management on Western Reservations
ECON 2400 Economics of the Environment <C2, W2>
ENR 4900 Environment and Natural Resource Policy Practice <C2, W3; CS, WC>
G&R 4040 Conservation of Natural Resources <C2, G1; CS, G>
G&R 4400 Public Land Management
MGT/BADM 4580 Business, Environment, and Natural Resources
POLS 4051 Environmental Politics <C2, W3; WC>
POLS 4052 Federal Land Politics

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