Environmental Communications Minor

Program Codes: ECM

The Environmental Communication minor offers students the opportunity to develop skills in communicating the critical and challenging issues involving the integrity of the natural world and the human practices, policies and traditions that affect it. The program serves the needs of students aiming at writing for the public about environmental challenges confronting our planet. Students will gain competence in reporting and science news writing, feature writing, and essay writing and storytelling. The program builds skill in the entire writing process, from topic generation to drafting, revision, editing and proofing.

Please note that students must have completed a Communication Foundation and one Communication Structural experience prior to being accepted into the minor.

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Minor Requirements:


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Total Credits 18

Contact Information

Environment & Society

Dr. Karen Edwards

Pickett Hall 107



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