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Environment & Natural Resources (ENR)

Undergraduate Minor

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Courses you’ll
get to take:

ENR minor:
18 credits
Foundations of environmental science, current and historic environmental values, collaboration in environment and natural resource problem-solving, environmental assessment, an internship experience, and an elective based on your interests.

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Alumni Spotlight

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“As a journalist, I noticed a lack of environmental writers and environmentally-focused content. By adding the minor in ENR, I felt I would be better prepared to contribute to that field.”

Degree BA Journalism ‘19

Minor Environment and Natural Resources

Hometown Aurora, Colorado

Co-Curriculars UW Club Rugby team, Frontiers Magazine Visual Editor, Wyoming Conservation Corps Crew Member

The undergraduate minor in Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is the perfect complement to any primary degree program at the University of Wyoming. You’ll take core courses to build a broad understanding of complex environment and natural resource challenges and how they intersect with other disciplines. You’ll learn to work with people from diverse backgrounds to assess and build solutions to those challenges.

The ENR minor from the Haub School will expose you to:

  • Environmental science
  • Environmental thought and cultural values
  • Environmental assessment and problem solving 

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Our economy and our world are changing rapidly. Many of the jobs, career paths, and professional opportunities you could take after you graduate might not even exist yet! The Haub School will prepare you to be a nimble, creative, and critical thinker, building the skills, knowledge, and tools you can apply to wherever you want to forge a path in the future.

Environment and Natural Resources

Career opportunities exist in in private companies like environmental consulting, reclamation/restoration, and regulatory compliance firms, in non-profit organizations that specialize in science communication, outreach, or environmental education, with local, state, or federal agencies in conservation, recreation and open space planning, natural resource management, or land-use planning.

You could:

  • manage public lands, national parks, and wilderness areas
  • advocate for environmental protections at a local, state, and national level
  • cultivate environmental stewardship through public engagement
  • communicate scientific processes to various audiences

Jobs*: Natural Resources Policy Consultant, Park Ranger, Urban and Regional Planner, Research Scientist, Stewardship Coordinator, Natural Resource Specialist, Range Technician, Field Geologist, Outreach Coordinator, Senior Mediator, Environmental Educator, Field Supervisor

Employers*: Wyoming Outdoor Council, National Geographic, Bureau of Land Management, Teton Science Schools, Wyoming Conservation Corps, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, International Wolf Center, The Wilderness Society, Meridian Institute

*real job titles and employers of Haub School alumni

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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


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