Urban Environmental Sciences Minor

Auburn University

Date Posted: Feb. 3, 2020
Submitted by: Genevieve LaMarr LeMee
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Minor


More people live in urban areas than ever before. Natural resource specialists with training in urban areas are increasingly needed to manage resources at the expanding urban-rural fringe and within cities. Students opting for the Urban Natural Resources minor will understand the unique demands placed on natural resources in an urban setting. This minor is designed for those pursuing a Natural Resources Management degree but is also available for others students at Auburn interested in the urban environment. Coursework for this minor includes urban forestry, urban ecology, and urban geography along with other urban courses available. This minor is well suited for students looking to pursue careers as urban forestry, urban arboriculture, and natural resource planning.

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