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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Disaster Risk Reduction Minor


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Department of Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment

24-26 credits

Introduction

Huxley College’s disaster reduction and emergency planning minor is designed to introduce the student to natural hazards, their impacts on society, and strategies for reducing these impacts. All students at Western may apply for admittance through the Department of Environmental Studies office at any time.

Why Consider a Disaster Risk Reduction Minor?

 

 Contact Information

Department Chair
Gigi Berardi
Arntzen Hall 204
360-650-2106
Gigi.Berardi@wwu.edu

Huxley College Professional Advisor
Kathryn Patrick
Environmental Studies 539
360-650-3520
Kathryn.Patrick@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Applicants should submit a WWU transcript and academic history, a WWU transfer equivalency report, if applicable, and a 500-word essay explaining how the minor would enhance the applicant’s major studies and career goals. Admission to the minor is competitive and space is limited.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for all students’ minor courses.

Requirements


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