Catalog 2010-2012

Natural History Interpretation

Liberal Arts Core courses included in minor program requirements are distinguished by italics.

The Natural History Interpretation minor provides students with interpretive techniques and opportunities to gain practical experience with interpretation and environmental education program development. This minor, taken with the Biology Major: Ecology and Systematics Emphasis or the Earth Science Major: Interpretive Naturalist Emphasis, comprises the Natural History Interpretation program. This program prepares students for employment as interpreters with park systems, nature centers, zoos, museums, planetariums, and other areas requiring natural history communication skills.



Leisure, Youth and Human Services: 430:050 or 430:146 or 430:170.....3 hours

Biology: 840:084; 840:184; 840:196.....8 hours

Biology: 840:195 OR Earth Science: 870:195.....4-6 hours

Biology: 840:180* OR Anthropology: 990:125.....3-4 hours

18-20 hours


*If 840:180 is taken to satisfy a requirement of the Natural History Interpretation Minor, it cannot also be used for credit on the Biology Major: Ecology and Systematics Emphasis.