INRE Core Courses
- INRE Minor Requirements (Cal Poly Catalog)
Students from a number of majors can benefit from a minor in Indigenous Studies in Natural Resources and the Environment (INRE). It provides innovative coursework and research opportunities that incorporate Indigenous ecological knowledge in areas such as conservation biology, environmental biology, wildlife and fisheries sciences, forest resources management, environmental studies and environmental science; as well as architecture, agriculture, ethnic studies, education, geography, biology, recreation, parks and tourism, and liberal studies.
The minor consists of 27-quarter units. Eleven (11) units are required core courses; eight (8) units are emphasis courses chosen from a list of seven (7) courses; and eight (8) units are selected from a list of approved electives. Electives are chosen from a wide variety of courses from the NRES and ES Departments as well as from courses offered across the University. (See University Catalog 2011-13 for all course descriptions.)